Essays Tagged: "Do the Right Thing"

Plato's Republic, Does Plato Believe There can ever be a Just Society ?

e parts. First, a state is a structure with parts that work together like an organism. If the parts do not work well together then the whole thing breaks down. It must have virtues, voices, it can be ... in the state must also be just. A man is just when he has a well ordered soul because then you will do the right thing by performing good and just actions. A soul must be allowed to perform its proper ...

(3 pages) 335 0 4.4 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Contemporary Philosophy

Cynisism in American Politics

valid. In 1995, the Princeton Survey Research Associates conducted a telephone interview of 1514 random sample adults. In this interview, people were asked how much of the time they trusted in the fed ... In this interview, people were asked how much of the time they trusted in the federal government to do the right thing. Twenty-one percent said most of the time and seventy-one percent said only some ...

(4 pages) 77 0 3.7 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Insanity. Discusses how Louis Tanner of "Destroying Angel" and Rick Deckard of "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep" by Philip K. Dick are important to the thematic development.

hocked l hope. In this essay l will discuss howLouis Tanner of Destroying Angel and Rick Deckard of Do AndroidsDream of Electric Sheep are important to the thematic developmentof 'moral men in immoral ... eading Destroying Angel thatTanner is a good person. Tanner is the type of person whom we saywould 'do the right thing' in certain situations. He's honest andhonorable. If Tanner makes a promise, he k ...

(4 pages) 33 0 4.3 May/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Eleanor Roosevelt.

men's Trade Union League before entering the White House as first lady in 1933, her comments foreshadows her lifetime endeavors as a woman committed to humanity; " I truly believe that I understand wh ... ne can change the world in a short time. Things cannot be completely changed in five minutes. Yet I do believe that even a few people, who want to understand, to help and to do the right thing for the ...

(5 pages) 102 0 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This essay is about whistleblowers.

What is a whistleblower? The dictionary defines a whistleblower as one who reveals wrongdoing within an organization to the public or to those in positions of authority. Whistleblowers are ... the problem or the injustice. Seemingly, a whistleblower tends to be the kind of person who has to do the right thing, which is telling the truth. Many whistleblowers did not set out to risk their li ... roper storage of radioactive material at ComEd's Zion power plant on Lake Michigan was just part of doing a good job. So he never expected that speaking up would end his career. Robarge investigated a ...

(4 pages) 221 0 3.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Carpe diem belief

t meansseize the day, means that one should take advantage of every minute ofthis life. Many people do not succeed because they are scared about life.It is very difficult to accomplish anything in thi ... bout life.It is very difficult to accomplish anything in this life if they do notrisk themselves or do not do anything to get what they want. One shouldenjoy this life in a responsible way. My particu ...

(2 pages) 45 0 2.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

C++ Review Topics

ived type.Polymorphism is the ability of allowing C++ to support the concept that different objects do "the right thing". There is function polymorphism and class polymorphism. Poly means may, and mor ... f " << x << " and "<< y << " is " << max << endl;cout << "Done with Ternary Operator...\n";cout << "The max of " << x << " and "<< y & ...

(11 pages) 68 0 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Programming Languages

The Art of Storytelling: The Birth of a Nation

his elaborate storyline can even be seen as a prerequisite for modern films, including Spike Lee's "Do The Right Thing."The most remarkable thing about Griffith's storyline is the amount of issues and ... e ideas and personal experiences.Both Griffith's film, "The Birth of a Nation," and Lee's picture, "Do the Right Thing," use elaborate storylines to distribute personal views and propaganda among a la ...

(2 pages) 41 0 3.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Why is Atticus a hero?

about right and wrong. Even if it means discomfort for him, he prefers to follow his conscience and do the right thing.The most obvious heroic feature about Atticus is his sense of justice. He doesn't ... doesn't show discomfort when defending a black man, Tom Robinson. He knows it is the right thing to do because all men are equal and should have the same chance in life as any other person. Many peopl ...

(2 pages) 62 2 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

To Kill A Mockinbird by Harper Lee (theme)

The process of justice can create or bring down one's dignity and respect. To do what is right, and overlook others opinions might take courage ... racters, Atticus Finch, faces this situation. He knows his duty to carry on and teach his family to do the right thing, which includes defending Tom Robinson - an innocent black man - even when most o ... talk about how she and everybody else should defend African Americans in every aspect(p75). Atticus doesn't want Scout or Jem to grow up like the majority of 'whites', who basically discriminate 'blac ...

(3 pages) 35 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

How are Atticus's attitudes to prejudice demonstrated within the novel To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee?

ew of the world when they grow older.Atticus lives by his philosophy that it is a sin not to try to do the right thing, even if one knows that they cannot achieve their goal, they must always try. Thi ... rtance on keeping the respect of each other and securing their place in the social strata than they do on voicing their opinions and making it clear what they believe. Atticus stands out in this respe ...

(3 pages) 21 1 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

My position paper on Born to Be Good

iduals to behave certain ways. It is not shocking that people under no uncertain circumstances will do the right thing when faced with disadvantaged persons, and doing things out of common courtesy. H ... reason why we provide courtesy acts to others? According to the reading, the underlying reason for doing the right thing is that it presents a better outcome for the individual performing the good de ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

When Should Have the US Declared War in WWII?

ater, Germany and Italy declared war against the United States. I believe the United States did not do the right thing. They should have declared war against the Axis Powers a couple of months after t ... ghout the world. That way, oppressions and dictatorship would be gone and people will have more freedom to fulfill their dreams. By overthrowing communism, business owners would be free from governmen ...

(3 pages) 44 0 3.4 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The Reluctant Security Guard

rity Guard"By: Jennifer RuddellAIUDecember 10, 2004In the case of "The Reluctant Security Guard", I do believe that the security guard took the correct action regarding putting drunk drivers out of th ... d obey all lawful orders under the supervision of the police in the said city.I, on the other hand, do not feel the security guards termination was unjustified or unwarranted by his employers. Because ...

(2 pages) 115 1 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

"Doing the Right Thing" - An Analysis of the movie Insider's influence on our society in response to Sydney Polack's Article "The Way We Are."

It is not easy to do the right thing. Doing the right thing often involves compromising one's self-interest for others ... ve that movies cause the public to establish new morality values, Sydney Pollack claims that movies do not inspire public virtues, but reflect what is already ingrained into society. Instead of leadin ... forced to focus their content on the sensational entertainment that satisfies the audience. Movies do significantly reflect the values in our society, but they are, at the same time, a major influenc ...

(9 pages) 67 1 3.8 Jan/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Reaction to Dante's Inferno

earer to me that his main theme was that of controlling our own fate based on the choice we make to do the right thing or wrong thing. After I knew this, I realized that we really weren't that differe ... ruggle to get past some of the obvious differences I feel about the afterlife, like the fact that I don't believe in hell, in order for me to really appreciate the Inferno.Probably the main thing that ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Short overview of Asians as a Super Minority-class presentation from notes.

tory for minorities-note that both sources are catering to a 'white' audience. Note that the movie "Do the Right Thing" depicts Korean grocers as "money grabbing, thankless workers" is derogatory from ... vatives to show that 'affirmative action' is not necessary for minorities to succeed. If 'they' can do it, anyone can.* Achievements seem impressive on their face (median income is higher than that of ...

(2 pages) 55 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Critique on classic movie "Do The Right Thing".

Sal's Racial Pizzeria.In our world today people do as we think good things and bad things, but who is the person to decide. Greater good could excus ... ood could excuse minor evils but who again is to decide if those minor Evils are the right thing to do. "Do The Right Thing", a movie created in 1989 challenges many issues of right and wrong as well ... says "I am going to kill somebody today". This line in the beginning is already beginning to foreshadow the dénouement of the movie, as it ends when Sal breaks Radio Raheem's radio and it is th ...

(3 pages) 48 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Racism: a comparison using Spike Lee's "Do the right thing" and "Two towns of Jasper"

truly expose the harsh truths about these biases that we have created. Spike Lee, in his 1989 film "Do the Right Thing", set out to illustrate a type of situation that many people have never even cons ... ustrate a type of situation that many people have never even considered: being the minority is a predominantly African American community. This film conveys very powerful racial messages and really ma ...

(15 pages) 52 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

A comparison of the films "Higher Learning" and "Do the Right Thing"

"Higher Learning", by John Singleton, and "Do the Right Thing", by Spike Lee, are two very good films that really define prejudice, stereotypin ... merica's life in college and how it was affected by racism and how he overcomes these issues while "Do the Right Thing" was more about racism and prejudice in a neighborhood community as a whole.I tho ... ut "Higher Learning" was better at portraying the racism and prejudice that exists in our society. "Do the Right Thing" was more of a comedic approach to the issue of racism and there was only one rea ...

(2 pages) 22 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis