Essays Tagged: "ignorant"

The Fate of A Nation - An essay contrasting George Washington and Macbeth

er. Washington fulfilled his ambitions by devoting his life to creating a nation, while MacBeth was ignorant his responsibilities to his country, in turn destroying it and himself.Throughout his whole ...

(2 pages) 70 0 4.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

A simple informative essay on child abuse.

for adults to abuse. They are blessings, not burdens. There is child abuse in the world because of ignorant people who want to feel powerful, so they beat on little kids and these kids think that vio ...

(4 pages) 317 1 4.2 Mar/2002

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

Biological Warfare/Terrorism

r people. One great concern regarding biologicalweapons leans towards the fact that many people are ignorant as to what these weaponsare and how quickly the disease-causing agent can spread from perso ...

(10 pages) 399 0 3.9 Mar/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

A little information about socrotes and his wrongful death.

e of Anytus on the prosecution. By Socrates' words it was "principle and intelligent faith, against ignorant conservatism and fear", the latter representing majority of Athens. Socrates was charged wi ... e was the wisest, fairest, and best of all men ever known."Socrates' trial was a great mistake. The ignorant citizens of Athens and arrogant leaders caused it. The people condemned him and the prosecu ...

(5 pages) 147 1 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Willy Loman as a Tragic Hero. Is Willy Loman from Arthur Miller's Death Of A Salesman a Tragic Hero or not? Why?

stakes that lead him to his downfall. None of the mistakes Willy made were intentional, he was just ignorant that some of his actions were wrong. Loman's affair with another woman was not an attack on ...

(2 pages) 233 0 3.9 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

essay on Voltaire's enlightment views

here was a group of people known as philosophes, people whobrought 'the light of knowledge to their ignorant fellow creatures'(McKay, 601).The prevalent ideals of thesethinkers were progress, reason, ...

(2 pages) 108 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Why we cant wait, Martin Luther King Jr. This is basically about the book, although I have thrown in a few desciptions of the times in which he lived, to better understand the era.

vil rights. I cannot comprehend the extent to which they suffered while protesting, and it would be ignorant of me to think that I could. This book was essentially about the struggles of the African-A ...

(5 pages) 138 1 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This essay is on the novel The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, by Mark Twain. It analizes twains themes, structure and the social change that it brought about. AP English

to conceal it once again.The role of the novel seems to fall back into the stereotypes in which the ignorant society sees things. Huck looses his idiosyncrasy; Jim loses his humanity and 'strong head. ... this masterpiece was regarded as " trash" by snobbish critics show that his audience was still too ignorant and afraid of change to possibly understand and appreciate the novel for what it really was ...

(6 pages) 238 0 4.1 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Good vs. Evil, Wars in "A Separate Peace" by John Knowles

not made by generationsand their special stupidities, but that wars were made instead by something ignorant inthe human heart.' (page 193)This passage shows that wars go on around the world, all the ...

(5 pages) 116 0 3.1 Nov/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"Billy Budd" by Herman Melville

Before the Fall, Adam and Eve were perfect. They were innocent and ignorant, yet perfect, so they were allowed to abide in the presence of God. Once they partook of th ... on that stems directly from this original sin of our first parents: Is it better to be innocent and ignorant, but good and righteous, or is it better to be experienced and knowledgeable? I believe tha ...

(5 pages) 103 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Subjectivity of the Character "Safie" in Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Often, this creates stereotypes such as western feminists that have viewed 'third-world' women as 'ignorant, poor, uneducated, tradition-bound, religious, domesticated, family oriented, (and) victimi ...

(8 pages) 73 0 3.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Surgery in the Renaissance

though crude and painful, did exist in the time of the Renaissance. Early Renaissance surgeons were ignorant of the human body and surgical procedures were almost never successful. They were continuou ...

(3 pages) 72 1 4.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

George Orwell's Animal Farm

that increased their control over the other animals, bit by bit, cajoling and threatening until the ignorant animals were convinced that the pigs' license was in their own best interests. "It was alwa ... m page 35, "The pigs did not actually work, but directed and supervised the others." Of course, the ignorant animals put forth no opposition.The sheep, cows, horses, and birds were digging their own g ...

(2 pages) 30 0 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Should homosexual ideas be taught in school ?

is a very hot topic in the modern world, andpeople should not be unaware of it. They should not be ignorant to something that happen intheir surroundings. Regardless of the subject, people should alw ...

(2 pages) 79 2 3.9 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

O'Neil's debate and argument on education

a whole did not want their ignoranceexposed. However, he forgot to include that teachers arejust as ignorant as the student. Give a teacher thesame test and see hoe much they remember about what they ...

(3 pages) 49 0 4.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Breaching International Markets

ager must be aware of in order to convey the correct information back to the decision makers. Being ignorant to any of the aspects can lead to a false representation of the project, and hence an uninf ...

(11 pages) 291 0 3.4 Oct/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Capital punishment. this essay is opposed to capital punishment

Capital PunishmentCapital punishment is a disgusting example of how stupid, ignorant and lazy our American society is. Society punishes victims (yes, "victims," of our corrupt ...

(3 pages) 463 2 4.0 Oct/2002

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

Essay on Descartes

ions. He tells us, "I should at the first opportunity inquire whether there is a God... For if I am ignorant of this, it appears I am never capable of being completely certain about anything else," (P ...

(5 pages) 188 0 4.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays

The existence of God (or lack thereof)

There is no god. There is merely an ignorant explanation of what we do yet not know. The human being's naturally inquisitive nature forc ...

(4 pages) 93 0 2.3 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

Oedipus the King..or Oedipus the Blind!

o "see".In the beginning of the play, Oedipus has perfect physical vision. However, he is blind and ignorant to the truth about himself and his past. "Why are your eyes so cold?" (307). He desperately ... t, Teiresias, who is physically blind, but who is clairvoyant. This just reaffirms Oedipus as a man ignorant to the true appearance of things - this blind man can "see" the truth about Oedipus, yet Oe ...

(1 pages) 134 0 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers