Essays Tagged: "human dignity"

The Abolishment of capital Punishment

punishment regardless of the crime committed is legally wrong, and represents a total disregard for human dignity. By examining issues of discrimination, the severity of the punishment, the fact that ... rmore, the justice system in Canada is based on the fundamental principles of justice which support human dignity, and more specifically equality. When a person is sent to trial all his/her rights are ...

(19 pages) 559 2 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

A review of "Catcher in the Rye" by J.D Salinger

This title greatly explains the main character, Holden Caulfield, and his feelings towards life and human nature. In society he has found enormous corruption, vulgarity, harm and havoc. He knows that ... f the novel being used in chapter 16, and in chapter 22 we have the full explanation of this title. Human dignity is vital to Holden's existence and the only way to guarantee this on a long term basis ...

(4 pages) 222 2 3.5 Feb/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Abortion should not be legalized

ABORTION SHOULD NOT BE LEGALIZEDAbortion is the worst thing a woman can do against human dignity. It is a crime against life. No woman has the right to kill a new living being. Many c ... . Psychologist Wanda Franz states, 'Women feel worthless because they failed at the most natural of human activities, the role of being a mother.' Women report horrible nightmares of children calling ... ered that life begins at the moment of conception in the mother's uterus, therefore abortion ends a human life and should be punishable by law. As well, nine short months of pregnancy is a small cost ...

(3 pages) 70 0 3.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality


pinion and culture, and an insatiable and debased lust for equality. Over time, individual freedom, human dignity, and political democracy can be threatened by the consequences of the attitudes foster ... threatened by the inevitable self-destruction, triggered by an individualistic attitude.Possessing human dignity requires a man to be honorable and possess self-respect in regards to his position in ...

(15 pages) 233 0 4.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Individual Rights Vs. National Security

onal security ought to supercede conflicting claims of individual rights. My value for the round is Human Dignity, or what can be defined as a respect for the individual and his or her rights and virt ... to the point that it violates constituted rights." Thus those rights which are the fundamentals of human dignity must be maintained. No fundamental goal should ever undermine this fundamental goal. T ...

(3 pages) 218 0 4.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Civil Rights : A Promise Betrayed About the Civil Rights Movement and how rights promised to the blacks were never protected, such as the 15th Amendment and others. Lists specific examples.

y at all. Public facilities remained segregated, with none being close to "separate but equal". The human dignity of blacks was as slaves, the 13th amendment not being of use. Violence was evident in ... d access to segregated facilities and met with violence and harassment when attempting to do so.The human dignity of blacks was as slaves, for they were treated badly and with no respect by whites. Th ...

(5 pages) 258 0 3.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

The Law in context. Can the Law, as a science, be divorced from value-systems and social norms like most other sciences? Answered using South African law as a case-study.

n that the Republic of South Africa is " sovereign, democratic state founded on the values of human dignity, the achievement of equality and the advancement of human rights." In other words, ide ...

(11 pages) 105 0 2.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The role of religion as a positive or negative or neutral or irrelevant force, in efforts to further national political objectives where human dignity, equality, justice and peace prevail.

nt force, in efforts to further national political objectives or to develop a world community where human dignity, equality, justice and peace prevail.The twentieth century that just gave way to a new ... tists, mathematicians, dancers and actors allow others to experience the endless possibilities of a human mind to create something out of nothing, to view the birth of ideas that become the very pilla ...

(8 pages) 176 0 3.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Problems Faced by UN Peacekeepers to Maintain World Peace.

ations of the world together to work for peace and development, based on the principles of justice, human dignity and the well being of all people. However, the UN peacekeepers have to face many probl ...

(2 pages) 87 2 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > United Nations

"To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee.

per Lee, is considered to be a timeless classic that deals with sensitive themes such as predujice, human dignity, social classes, complacency and maturity. In the fictional town of Maycomb, Alabama, ...

(4 pages) 50 0 5.0 Jul/2003

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

Plantation slavery, its conditions and how it changed the history of African Americans forever.

e conditions (Katz 3-5). The slave system attempted to destroy black family structure and take away human dignity (Starobin 101). Slaves led a hard life on the Southern plantations. Most slaves were b ... and tore them apart. Many black people suffered for decades. Slaves were exposed to prejudice and inhuman treatment. They lived in unthinkable conditions, stripped of their dignity and rights as human ...

(6 pages) 201 0 4.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Cuban liberation struggle based on Ada Ferrer's Insurgent Cuba

citizens, who were denied the right to study, work, and enjoy culture, and what is more important, human dignity."What is said above by Fidel Castro in 1975 reflects the 19th century Cuban society. T ...

(5 pages) 45 0 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Bill C-13: Welcoming Chaos

omehow it would lead to a series of troublesome and puzzling debates over a topic so fragile to the human emotion. The problem was the deduction of the structure of DNA and the weary prophecy was the ... duction of the structure of DNA and the weary prophecy was the creation of a genetically engineered human being. It would be only another twenty-four yeas until the prophets had their moment of grace. ...

(9 pages) 44 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

This essay is on the novel entitled Slaughter House Five by Kurt Vonnegut

ovel. Themes such as life and death, the role of fate in one's life, time and space, acceptance and human dignity (just to name a few). Slaughterhouse-Five forces the individual who reads it to ask ma ... possesses innocence and they have not yet been corrupted by society's influence and have not been dehumanized by technology, therefore losing all the humanity they possess. Another motif that should b ...

(16 pages) 78 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

ESSAY: The theme of human dignity in the novel To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee.

based on society's opinion of them. In the novel To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee, the theme of human dignity is portrayed by Scout, Calpurnia, and Atticus. This essay will analyze the theme of hu ... rdless of race, social status, and family history are people of worth.Scout depicts the theme of human dignity by following Atticus' words of wisdom and putting them to use in her everyday life. Sh ...

(6 pages) 46 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Civil War. It talks about all the events that took place in it. There is also a works cited page with 12 sources.

he war abolished slavery and reunited the country. The war brought the ideals of liberty, equality, human dignity, and justice, to reality. Without the Civil War, our country wouldn't be the way it is ...

(15 pages) 151 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

d antidotes, Covey reveals a step-by-step pathway for living with fairness, integrity, honesty, and human dignity -- principles that give us the security to adapt to change, and the wisdom and power t ... s and has found, among other things that "we never really understand what's going on inside another human being." We are overdrawn on our "Emotional Bank Account." When we try to persuade people of so ...

(3 pages) 105 1 4.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers


prophetic warnings had been ignored. But fortunately, attached to every endtime tale are choices of human development, choices between the right development priorities and poor development priorities. ... e global trade and extreme poverty.It was at the point when the wise thought that they could snatch human dignity back for man, as defined by the UN Milllennium Goals, an articulation of the most urge ...

(4 pages) 51 2 3.4 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Elements of Myth and Folklore in Hemingway's stories

Human dignity, morality, and the formation of human individuality through mental strife and the stru ... itiation experiences of his heroes and we will turn to the ceremonies and customs of ancient people.Humans cope with the complexity of the world by developing simple mental models based on opposite pa ... eal world. A being of a fable usually has magic powers and dwells on earth in close relationship to humans. They live in the primeval forest and contact people who come into their territory. In folklo ...

(7 pages) 55 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

The Treatment of the Mentally Ill throughout the history of humans.

's eyes they were to be considered unworthy of our respect as individuals, that they were less then human, without human dignity and have little worth. These people were beaten and tortured even burnt ...

(3 pages) 61 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine