Essays Tagged: "human survival"

America's True Dream

om. They controlled lands, travel, waterways, and food supplies, hitting at the most basic needs of human survival. Then they broke apart the common bonds of community and replaced security with fear, ... art the common bonds of community and replaced security with fear, to strike at the emotions of the human heart. America was birthed in the hope of something better. The American dream, born in the he ...

(3 pages) 57 0 4.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Colonization of Mars: The Plan for Human Survival This essay describes how life could possibly be sustained on Mars and what is necessary for life to exist in general.

The Colonization of MarsThe Plan for Human SurvivalClass: AstronomyTable of ContentsI. Introduction...........................4-5II. Life ... rily need gravity to sustain all life, but it most likely will have it because of its importance to humans in their daily functions, but more importantly for plant life, which has been found to not gr ... into a life-sustaining environment. This is not as simple as it might seam. In order to sustain the human race as well as many other life forms that are necessary to create an ecosystem many things wo ...

(21 pages) 283 4 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Enest Shakleton's unsuccessful voyage to the south pole

t and a lot of ice, this remarkable story captures to voyage that was one of man's greatest feat of human survival.In August 1914 Sir Ernest Shackleton, captain of the sailing ship Endurance, with 27 ...

(2 pages) 47 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Advantages of Bilingual Children.

"Bilingualism is to intelligence as food is to human fitness....A simple statement about bilingualism and intelligence is as impossible as prescrib ... e statement about bilingualism and intelligence is as impossible as prescribing one simple food for human survival" (Baker 1). For 30 years experts have had ongoing discussions concerning the bilingua ...

(10 pages) 234 0 4.0 Oct/2003

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


muscle contractions, etc.Love cannot be charted or measured. Anger and fear have a definite roll in human survival, love does not. Since it is possible for humans to mate and reproduce without love al ...

(2 pages) 71 1 3.6 Sep/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Definition Of Fear

). Fears lie dormant inside our brains waiting to be disturbed at any time. It is a natural form of human survival. People often associate danger with things and situations they cannot prevent or cont ... r. Lions, tigers, and crocodiles can be feared for their ferocity toward other creatures, including humans as so many National Geographic productions show. People can be afraid of other people, ...

(5 pages) 63 0 5.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays


al. Today hunting has become a recreational sport, and now wildlife is being stalked and killed for human needs. Hunting is a socially recreational violence practiced by almost seven percent of ... nce practiced by almost seven percent of the United States population. Hunting is not necessary for human survival (Animal Rights Coalition1). On federal land more than two hundred million animals are ...

(2 pages) 716 0 3.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


Culture is essential to human survival, us as homo sapiens rely on culture to pass learned knowledge on from one another, an ... ow to keep their body warm, which is simply impossible. Culture is an extremely important aspect of human life. When being introduced to a new culture, in a town, or facility, and individual must find ... more years after this one to get through before I?m finished my college experience.Culture is what human?s use to make sense of the world around us; it provides names for things using symbols, and la ...

(6 pages) 53 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

The Triumph Of Homosapiens

rth for a relatively short time compared to how long the earth has been around. In this short time, humans have changed the face of the planet irreparably. What caused the first Homo sapiens to change ... n other species that has ever existed. With every necessity to survival at our fingertips, will the human skeletal structure gradually fit the shape of a recliner? The effects on the physical appearan ...

(2 pages) 955 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy


rate of growth and the large increase in population size.Before 1900 there was a great struggle for human survival. Though there were high birth rates, mortality from things such as war, epidemics, an ... ntries. The improvement in things like personal hygiene, nutrition, and public sanitation increased human survival. The less developed countries grew slower but they held majority of the world inhabit ...

(3 pages) 977 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Survival In “One Day In The Life Of Ivan Denisov

e of the novel, ?One day in the life of Ivan Denisovich? by Alexander Solzhenitsyn is that of basic human survival. As early as the second page of the novel, Solzhenitsyn already writes the following ... , a predominant idea that surfaces is what the French call ?existentialism?. He tries to understand human behavior and motives, and bases a lot of his ideas on his observations. In the novel, he write ...

(7 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Poverty and Urbanization in Developing Nations

Absolute poverty can be defined as a severe deprivation of basic human needs, such as food, safe drinking water, clothing, and shelter. Someone who is considered to ... in absolute poverty has the minimum level of income to be able to barely satisfy the needs of basic human survival. A good example of someone living in absolute poverty is someone living in a makeshif ...

(2 pages) 42 0 4.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

We Shall Overcome

Holocaust is much more than that. In the book Night, we can read about one of the rare triumphs of human survival emotionally, and physically. This emotional and physical struggle became more evident ... Jewish life and to continue to educate the rest of the world about the Holocaust. We as Jews and as human beings can never forget the tragic years of the Holocaust. If we ever let a generation forget, ...

(5 pages) 17 2 5.0 May/2008

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


SECTION 1:Water is one of the most vital substances for human survival. However, if water is unsanitary or untreated it can transfer disease and cause poten ... ry or untreated it can transfer disease and cause potentially dangerous water borne diseases in the human body. Water needs to be disinfected in order to kill any pathogens and to destroy or prevent t ... sms and microbes that could taint the water. UV light is a good technique as it has no effect under human consumption; however it is quite expensive and requires constant supervision and operation.Pat ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Lifestyle and Sustainability

mportant active natural resources available and is an essential component for the sustainability of human life. Without the availability of the natural resource of water, plants and animals could not ... ants and animals could not meet their minimum requirement to sustain life and would eventually die. Humans, animals and plants all depend on the resource of water for survival. Humans depend on water ...

(11 pages) 24 0 1.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Science Essays

Hypothermia, the Diving Reflex,and Survival

BSTRACTThis paper reviews the contributions of hypothermia and the mammalian diving reflex (MDR) to human survival of cold-water immersion incidents. It also examines the relationship between the vict ...

(3 pages) 2021 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology