Essays Tagged: "Imperfect"

A two page dissertation on abortion and its evils.

how we can harbor these feelings of indifference towards human life. It's amazing how we, being the imperfect, fallible beings that we are, can have the audacity to believe that we are special enough ...

(2 pages) 161 4 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Comparison of Willy Loman in Miller's "Death of A Salesman" and Troy Maxon in Wilson's "Fences" Compares the 2 main characters and questions whether they were good fathers.

re similar in many ways. They both try hard to be good men and fathers, but unfortunately, they are imperfect in both aspects. Troy distances his self from his youngest son, and many could say that he ...

(3 pages) 224 0 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Long Swings in the Exchange Rate and the Excess Returns Puzzle

a switch occurring in a regime (the Peso Problem) is an interest-ing form within which to embed the imperfect information. It is a format that seems ready to ex-pand into many other areas of economic ...

(2 pages) 55 0 4.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

A comparative essay on the idea of a perfect person as viewed by the major eastern religions

son hunter, but his mangy appearance and lack of acquaintance with a toothbrush might make him very imperfect today in a lawyer's suit in downtown New York. The same idea holds true for any other cult ... perfect Daoist must live in harmony and achieve balance of the yin and yang. He or she accepts the imperfections in this world, but tries to live with them knowing this life has its pains and also it ...

(10 pages) 197 0 4.5 Sep/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

"An Age of Melancholy Musings" A Comprative/Contrast essay focusing on the American writers of the Neo-Classic period and the Romantic period in literature.

s laid upon the feeling, passion, nature, and originality.The Neo-Classicist portrayed man as being imperfect and sinful; they were convinced that human reason could discover the natural laws of the u ...

(2 pages) 59 1 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Meditation three of Descartes

something would come from nothing.) 4.) I have an idea of a perfect infinite being. 5.) Since I am imperfect. I do not have enough formal reality to be the cause of my idea of my idea of the perfect ... f.Premise number five shows the idea of god, and that idea could not have come from me because I am imperfect. Because, my idea of an infinite being has more objective reality then my idea of an attri ...

(5 pages) 104 0 3.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

The Dilemma of the Philosopher and the City

ilosopher cannot be the ruler in any existing city. Moreover, philosophy is more of a danger to the imperfect city in which the philosopher is not the king, namely, all existing cities. It may be abus ... l existing cities. It may be abused and lead to evil. And philosophy itself always goes against the imperfect regime, for it strives after justice. Philosophy and the city need each other as well as c ...

(8 pages) 80 0 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Is evil part of Human Nature? Discuss with regards to "The Minister's Black Veil" and "Young Goodman Brown" by Hawthorne

God. There is still evil that lurks in everyone's souls and human nature is bound to be flawed and imperfect. The portrayal of this unavoidable sin and evil is expressed through the nature of sin its ...

(8 pages) 141 0 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

The essay deals with Kant and how his view on rationailty determine's his view on morality, referring to his idea of duty

that the good will is the "condition" of everything else that is good. We can see that, at least in imperfect rational beings like us, acting with a good will means acting from the motive of duty; and ... e motive of duty We act from this motive of duty when we exhibit a good will, in spite of our being imperfect beings who are prone to temptation and often fail to have a good will. For example, we can ...

(3 pages) 159 0 3.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Communis and capitalism and which i would rath live in

on how society is organized. They want to organize society to bring out the best in people, however imperfect the class may be.Capitalism as a way of thinking is basically personal, that the person is ...

(1 pages) 83 4 3.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"The invisible man" by Ralph Ellison.

Racism in an imperfect culture reveals the intensity that drives the novel InvisibleMan, written by Ralph Ellison ...

(3 pages) 102 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"Oedipus the King" by Sophocles.

y, while we can regard Oedipus as both admirable for his leadership skills and noble intentions and imperfect for his overconfidence and harsh treatment of others, he is a figure whose fate inspires p ...

(7 pages) 145 0 4.4 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

Hamlets women as victims.

and hence lured them away from God. Society's beliefs went as far as to consider women as the only imperfect creatures that God created. Parents and future husbands commanded the unquestioned and sil ...

(13 pages) 110 1 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Hamlet

Genesis and The Book of Mathew.

came formless and empty. He created the heavens and the earth and this was perfect, because nothing imperfect can come from God. The universe was created by God's command. The story of Genesis also de ...

(4 pages) 112 3 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

"In order to find out how things really are one must understand the filters through which one perceives the world." Evaluate and discuss this claim.

s exist only in our minds. Similarly, Plato claims that the physical objects one perceives are just imperfect copies of universal forms and in order to find out how things really are one has to find t ...

(6 pages) 84 0 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

"Ode to a Nightingale" This essay discusses the numerous symbolism and imagery John Keats uses throughout his poem.

to a Nightingale" is relevant to the themes Keats explores in his poems and "odes." In an extremely imperfect, unharmonious world of reality, the author yearns for a way to escape the difficulties of ...

(5 pages) 121 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The tea ceremony

y day life, and to live in this moment with a heart free of selfish desires. It seeks beauty in the imperfect and in the simple objects of everyday life. And it is preferred that the host of the tea c ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The stability of a society depends on how it responds to the extremes of human behavior

Human being have progressed significantly in both material and , however, we still live in a imperfect society where still have extremes of human behavior, such as violence, murder, terrorism, ...

(2 pages) 42 2 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

The Creation Analytical Paper that I wrote is an analytical paper for the poem "The Creation" by James Weldon Johnson.

d the world" (24). He carefully sculpts man to make him just right. Once man is created he is still imperfect in God's eyes. He is just a body. "Then into it [man] He [God] blew the breath of life, an ...

(1 pages) 36 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Discussion of the contribution of Dunning's Eclectic Theory

is best suited to provide risk sharing in a world economy where financial contracts are plagued by imperfect enforcement mechanisms (Albuquerque, 2003). There are numerous factors that can influence ...

(8 pages) 131 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers