Essays Tagged: "human contact"

How the Internet is a black hole that sucks it's victims into isolationism

ed "failed social life." The Net is a rapidly growing social pit that lures people away from actual human contact, and, in some cases, even promotes the spread of hate; thus, damaging social relations ... s increased weight, decreased stamina, an unkempt appearance, the Internet robs its users of actual human contact. The ability to see, touch, hear, and have the senses emerged in a plethora of impulse ...

(4 pages) 120 1 3.8 Aug/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

This is an expository essay on the short story "Wyoming: The Solace of Open Spaces," by Gretel Erlich. The essay is about how people in Wyoming are like compared to people who live in the city.

tude in which westerners live makes them quiet" (Erlich 209), but this does not mean they hide from human contact, for example, the people of Wyoming. There people, in one way or another, keep in cont ... running around, laughing and playing with each other. They would be developing their minds because human contact is vital for a growing child, not an artificial person on the television. Since there ...

(4 pages) 50 0 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

How do Beckett and Kafka convey the imprisonment of the main characters in Waiting for Godot and Metamorphosis ?

s, it includes the restriction of personal freedom, the limitation of action and the deprivation of human contact. My objective is to investigate in what ways Beckett and Kafka convey the imprisonment ... that it's Gregor". We conclude at this stage that as soon as the family stops regarding Gregor as a human being, his imprisonment will be total.Despite these essential differences in the writer's trea ...

(6 pages) 70 0 1.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Dream?

month on the island. They did not give him any resources during this time and he could not have any human contact unless he wanted to quit.It had been an hour since he had departed from California. He ...

(4 pages) 26 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Maori Tapu - its significance The Tattoo (Ta Moko)

ion of rules and prohibitions. A person, an object or a place, which is tapu, may not be touched by human contact. In some cases, not even approached. A person, object or a place could be made sacred ... - the plaiting of cloak borders in many colours.Mataora and Niwareka thus returned together to the human world, bringing with them the arts of ta moko and taniko. Ta Moko, the process. Moko, ...

(5 pages) 46 0 5.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Victor Hugo penned a fantastic in the writing of his novel, "The Hunchback of Notre Dame"

Victor Hugo penned a fantastic, picturesque story of passion and the human spirit in The Hunchback of Notre Dame. The dramatic emotions of the characters play out on the ... fteenth century Paris, France. Quasimodo, a repugnant physical defect of nature, lived severed from human contact, excepting that of the solemnly aloof priest, Claude Frollo. For his part, Frollo stro ... d, however, after a storming of the cathedral and gruesome battle, dying sacrifices on the altar of human emotion.How emotion may exist in a studious and solemn man, having only acquired knowledge of ...

(3 pages) 18 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Hemiplegia Baseball Adaptation Essay

deals with where the game will be played, Equipment focuses on adaptations to playing equipment and Human Intervention involves human contact, praise and instruction.Focusing on Procedural/Operational ... so use a brighter color and slightly bigger ball so the player can connect better for the swing.For Human Intervention, I will have a 'buddy partner' for the player to help with anything necessary, th ...

(2 pages) 1342 0 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Genetic Counseling

unseling is "a perfect combination for people who want to do something science-orientated, but need human contact and can't sit still in a lab and do lab work or have their nose in a book. It is a rea ... nt to plan a pregnancy may also seek help from a genetic counselor.In 1975, The American Society of Human Genetics defined genetic counseling. The specific details a trained person should be able to d ...

(8 pages) 60 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

A Whole New World

There are many people in this world who take human contact for granted. Many don't understand how important it is in learning and developing into ... 's short story "Cathedral," the narrator develops this particular theme about how salvation lies in human contact and connection. His uses of the particular character action as well as their attitude ... 't have "any friends, Period." He takes a lot for granted. Instead of thinking of Robert as a human being, he sees him as a handicap and makes a point to address him as the "blind man" in ...

(4 pages) 895 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Impact Of Information Technology On The Automotive Industry

THE IMPACT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ON THE AUTOMOTIVE PARTS INDUSTRY Page 1 As human beings, we thrive on information and communication. We crave human contact in the form of visu ... nformation and communication. We crave human contact in the form of visual and audio communication. Human beings love information and communication so much so, that with the invention of each new tech ... lasses and belts with others in our cars and homes, or software that can hold a conversation with a human. We live in a world where Email, multimedia, CD-ROMs, and virtual reality are truly our realit ...

(5 pages) 58 0 1.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Homelanding

uotation was taken from Margaret Atwood's story, "Homelanding." This story recounts many aspects of human existence from an outside view, as if it was being told to an alien race. This story tells abo ... human appearance, sex (both difference and the act of), sunbathing, sleeping, death, and many other human functions in a scientific way. This story takes a step away from the normal way of describing ...

(2 pages) 2476 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

SARS fact sheet

s and caused over 8,098 cases and 774 deathsScientists believe that SARS originated from animals to humans.http://www.emedicinehealth.com/severe_acute_respiratory_syndrome_sars/article_em.htmhttp://ww ... drome_sars/page10_em.htmHow the disease has spread globally?Since the SARS virus is spread by close human contact, when an infected person sneezes or coughs. Those will reach over 3 feet away into ano ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Untitled

spare them from the degradation of slaughter for food. However, they also meant to end the need for human contact with animals due to the fact they felt that animals were revolting to the spirit" (3). ...

(2 pages) 561 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

William Stafford

e 1900's. In his poetry he discussed the destruction of the environment, as an act characterized by humans to stockpile other humans while everything else suffers. Stafford suggests that human careles ... environment can have many causes; most of them deal with technology, new ideas and the invasion of humans into the natural habitats of many animals. Nuclear bombs and weapons created in World War II ...

(9 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Does A Society Make Us Human?

e to the same conclusion on each and every subject. The age-old question of "does a society make us human" can be answered in either two ways: yes or no. A simple answer can rule the verdict of whethe ... ful venture into the various ideas of what causes a person to wake up one morning and realize he is human. Firstly, society and human must be broken down into a definition. A system of patterne ...

(4 pages) 21 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Video Games And Teenagers

being more violent. The effects of video games are more complex. The inactive time and the lack of human contact are both at the root of the problem. The more time spent playing the video game the mo ... rated with themselves because they are in poor physical condition. Additionally, the deprivation of human contact while playing the video game greatly strains the social skills of the teenager. The so ...

(1 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Video Games And Teenagers

being more violent. The effects of video games are more complex. The inactive time and the lack of human contact are both at the root of the problem. The more time spent playing the video game the mo ... rated with themselves because they are in poor physical condition. Additionally, the deprivation of human contact while playing the video game greatly strains the social skills of the teenager. The so ...

(1 pages) 752 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

PART 1 INFECTIOUS DISEASEs – Tinea pedis. Part 2 problems relating to antibiotic resistance PART 3 cataracts and cataract surgery. Part 4 cochlear implants.

yton floccosum (Alternative Medicine Encyclopedia, 2005).HOSTThe host of the disease Tinea pedis is human's dead skin on the foot (Excerpt from Tinea Pedis, 1996-2006). Likewise, animals such as kitte ... ode of transmissionTinea pedis is mildly contagious; it can be spread directly or indirectly either human to human contact or animal to animal contact (Tinea pedis, 2005-2006). However, the fungi are ...

(8 pages) 15 0 0.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Nightingale and the Men

he instead feels that women are prisoners in their own homes; they are trapped from any stimulating human contact and any intellectual growth.Nightingale goes on in her contrast of the male's view say ...

(3 pages) 645 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Programs for Abusive Men: Do They Really Work?

formation according to accessible systems of knowledge revealing their negative past experiences of human contact and relationships (Chamberland, Fortin, Turgeon, & Laporte, 2007). These can also ...

(15 pages) 40 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology