Essays Tagged: "Discipline"


as a weapon in striking, kicking, and blocking. In Japan, where it is called karate-do, it involves discipline of the mind as well as of the body. Unlike judo and aikido, it is not a grappling or thro ... t would be called covert action today.To become a ninja required the most rigid physical and mental discipline. For those who embraced the career it was a lifetime occupation. All ninja were sworn Lev ...

(6 pages) 116 1 3.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Sparta: Uncultured Discipline

Sparta: Uncultured DisciplineThe Spartans were the most formidable warriors in all of history. They dedicated their ent ...

(7 pages) 132 0 3.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Shakespeare. How he influences me.

. An assignment, I suppose, that was to help us appreciate language, understand character and learn discipline. Unfortunately, it was recited to Mrs. Derii at break-neck speed in a low whisper so as n ... a target are all crucial to the safety and believability of these stage battles. One quickly learns discipline and professionalism under conditions such as these. Of course, I did not forget to have a ...

(7 pages) 60 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Characterization of Shakespere's comedies

n in all his comic drama. The play goes through three phases. In the first stage there is order and discipline. Then it goes through a situation where there is chaos and disorder. Finally in the third ...

(4 pages) 76 0 4.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

High School Drop-outs

n absence of effort put forth by many of today's students. Theyseem quite lackadaisical and have no discipline when it comes to their studies.Continual failure is often a prescription for tremendous o ...

(2 pages) 269 2 4.4 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Speeding, the need for speed, and speeding tickets.

en people break the law there areunpleasant consequences. A speeding ticket is an effective form of discipline: payingfor a ticket, traffic school, and higher insurance rates.Paying for a speeding tic ... the policy. This alone makes it worthwhile to obey thelaw.A speeding ticket is an effective form of discipline, with court, with traffic school, andwith higher insurance rates. The deterrents for spee ...

(2 pages) 134 1 3.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Physical Child Abuse

esbetter behaved, he or she may be able to distinguish the difference between right from wrong, and discipline may provide a firm foundation for the development of a child's character. When referring ...

(4 pages) 337 3 3.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Aristotle's Sophia

ental concepts in Aristotle's Metaphysics is "wisdom" (sophia). It is so fundamental that the whole discipline to which Aristotle devoted his life that it is called "philosophy," i.e. the "love of wis ...

(7 pages) 162 1 4.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

How to interview

How to interviewInterviewing is an art form of intricate discipline that combines preparation andspontaneity in a potent mix. Like any art form, it's practic ... n my opinion, the key to being a good listener is to want to listen, which can requirewillpower and discipline. In most cases few people are unwilling to make that effort.Basically, listening for most ...

(8 pages) 431 0 4.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Freedom of religion

the study of God and prayer was mandatory. Prayer in school in my case produced and environment of discipline and respect for the teachers. The involvement of my parents and the faculty in the use of ...

(3 pages) 169 0 4.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Zen in the Influence of Zen Buddhism on Samurai warriors

e monks of Zen Buddhism dealt with issues such as mortality and then began to seek these methods of discipline for themselves for the purposes of becoming less concerned with their physical well-being ...

(1 pages) 115 0 3.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism

incorperates ideas of what an accademic attitude is

n be force fed information. To achieve this higher level of thinking, as Roger Sale explains, takes discipline. Through discipline the students' mind becomes liberated, allowing her knowledge to becom ...

(4 pages) 47 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Panopticon, Looks at the positive aspects of a panopticon

or this reason that this disciplinary mechanism is so effective.The Panopticon serves as a tool for discipline and a laboratory of power. The capabilities of a Panopticon are endless. It is the basis ... nfluence. The system has two main purposes, the distribution of power and the means of establishing discipline.Every aspect of the world has the ideas and principles of panopticism behind them. The wo ...

(7 pages) 82 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

It is about making foster care successful

ous problem. At the time the popular Puritan belief was that "children are damned and saved through discipline" (Eviatar). But Charles Brace had the conception that children were "innocents in need of ... state rules. Even when state officials do discover problems, they rarely use the laws available to discipline companies that put children in harm's way.States routinely allow businesses to break rule ...

(10 pages) 288 2 4.0 May/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Principles of ecology

er age played an important role in thedevelopment and acceptance of fractal geometry as a valid new discipline. New insights gained fromthe application of fractal geometry to ecology include: understa ... eometry in the last decade. What are fractals and what are they good for? Scientists in avariety of disciplines have been trying to answer this question for the last two decades. Physicists,chemists, ...

(13 pages) 173 1 4.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Skateboarders nationwide restless, a problem that needs attention?

Defying gravity, stretching the laws of physics and subjecting themselves to much physical pain and discipline all in a day's work. Everyone takes turns trying new moves and cheering each other on, a ...

(7 pages) 52 1 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

" Things Fall Apart" by Chinua Achebe's An analytical look at why the village of Umofia fell apart.

d are uninterested in a faith that does not fulfill their needs for music, joy and love, instead of discipline of a higher being.Okonkwo, the protagonist of the story, could remember to "another time" ...

(6 pages) 212 1 3.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Teen Violence

ldren will determine how they become morally andsociably to society. Divorce, lack of love, lack of discipline, and lack of attention are allfactors that support that parents determine how a child bec ... e how a child becomes. Parents are rolemodels, and raising their children together, with love, with discipline, and with lots ofattention is not only their job, but their responsibility as parents. Pa ...

(6 pages) 207 3 5.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Being a mortician.

ery rewarding job both personal as well as psychological to thosewith the temperament, training and discipline required to do the job properly. Inthis paper I'll be reporting the requirements to becom ...

(6 pages) 92 0 4.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

This a romance paper a story of a big love. "Drawing upon the essays listed, write an essay in which you define the "American Dream," then describe some of the obstacles to achieving it."

keeps societies pushing and individuals striving. Obtainable, as most visions are, but demanding in discipline and focus. The American Dream. Our consuming desires, profit shares, and domestic hopes a ...

(4 pages) 130 0 3.9 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing