Essays Tagged: "lack of knowledge"

To Kill A Mockingbird. About the issues of racism that are brought up in this book that the author, Harper Lee touches on.

the town of Maycomb which affected the people greatly. Racism is clearly shownto originate from the lack of knowledge and understanding of people of a different race. For example, in this book, Tom Ro ... Maycomb County with the exception of a few. Atticus gets a lot of criticism for trying to defend a black person. Finally, the fact that whites andblacks would have nothing to do with each other is pur ...

(5 pages) 130 0 3.5 Mar/2002

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

The Jewish People: their hertitage and faith.

great majority of poems related to her upbringing. I had a hard time relating to them because of my lack of knowledge of the Jewish religion. I felt the need to explore this belief. Having grown up wi ...

(10 pages) 300 1 3.4 May/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

The Effects of Lead Poison on Children

ning of fossil fuels(Xintaras, 1993). In the United States lead poison has increased because of the lack of knowledge in our society.(Background information on the effect's lead poison has on children ...

(9 pages) 139 0 3.3 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Hate Crimes

I. What are Hate CrimesA. Definitions for Hate CrimesB. Counting Hate Crimes1. White Power2. Black PowerII. Examples of Hate CrimesA. Hate Crime penaltiesIII. Reasons for Hate CrimesEven though ... es, and (3) Reasons for Hate Crimes.Hate Crimes are crimes done out of severe anger, ignorance, and lack of knowledge about other's ideas and beliefs. Racism is a belief that one or more races is supe ...

(4 pages) 168 0 3.4 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Legal Abortion=Freedom of Choice Whenever a society attempts to outlaw abortions, it ignores the same urgent reasons for safe, legal abortions that have always existed.

h percentage of teenage girls will become pregnant before their twentieth birthday. The penalty for lack of knowledge or a moment's carelessness should not be enforced pregnancy and childbearing. It s ...

(3 pages) 120 0 3.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

The Dangers of Atomic Weapons and Nuclear Energy

ates. Now I will explore in greater depth the problems and possible solutions behind this.ProblemI. Lack of knowledge about nuclear radiationA. The public has not been well educated about nuclear radi ...

(3 pages) 83 1 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

The growth of communism throughout the world.

s the root of all evil. However, as with all phobias, this intrinsic fear of communism comes from a lack of knowledge rather than sound reasoning. It is that same fear that gave the world the Cold War ... ter, money would have no place in society. People would be able to take what they want and would be lacking nothing. Marx then believed that the pleasure of seeing the fruits of labor would be enough ...

(7 pages) 80 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Exporting pesticides.

oad that have been outlawed in the US due to ill effect against humans and the environment, and the lack of knowledge and government control that other nations have about these dangerous chemicals.On ... reader believe that the damage caused by pesticides is less relevant than the damage caused by the lack of food in those countries. The author also states in his argument that without the use of pest ...

(7 pages) 203 2 4.5 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

HIV/AIDS epidemic - the major causes and possible correspondence.

now much about the disease. It is clear that the HIV infections through sex are strongly related to lack of knowledge of HIV transmission and skills to practice safe sex. Often times, religious and cu ... ting drug use. In many cases, injecting drug users are forced to live on the margins of society and lack access to HIV/AIDS information and protection.Improving access to education, employment and liv ...

(3 pages) 109 0 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The role of a guidance counselor when sexual abuse is reported within the public school system.

d abuse.Counselors, administrators and teachers are empathetic toward abused children, but fear and lack of knowledge may make them hesitant about reporting abuse (Thomas McIntyre 1990). Although coun ... and 66 percent said they had not been given any in-service education in this area (McIntyre 1987). Lack of adequate training hinders teachers' ability to detect all types of abuse, but it may especia ...

(4 pages) 81 0 4.3 Sep/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

"To Kill a Mocking Bird" by Harper Lee.

ree children have adventures which help them overcome the prejudices surrounding them. Due to their lack of knowledge of the world, children, growing up around these prejudices, can still see the worl ... ns, don't belong anywhere. (161)Dill does not see why the children would not be accepted by either blacks or whites. He reasons since they are both white and black, they should be accepted by both gro ...

(6 pages) 53 2 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Mass Media in the United States.

ss Confusion" displayed by the news media and in the government has been caused by our society. The lack of knowledge and the intentional ignorance relating to political issues ruins the effectiveness ...

(7 pages) 195 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

"Of Mice and Men" by John Steinbeck.

the American dream. Lennie's value of power and love helps him in many different ways. However, his lack of knowledge hurts Lennie in the end and his dream fails.Lennie's first value is his hard work ... nnie's power and strength strongly improve Lennie's chances of getting the job even though he has a lack of intelligence. This is because the job he is applying for doesn't really need much knowledge ...

(3 pages) 65 2 3.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Oedipus the King- Metaphors

norance.At the beginning of the play, and towards the fourth episode, we notice the "darkness", the lack of knowledge that Oedipus has toward mostly everything that is surrounding him.When Oedipus lea ...

(1 pages) 86 0 4.5 Dec/2003

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

"Things Fall Apart" Chinua Achebe. Informal writing assignment about how superstition functions for the Ibo people and where their superstitions may have come from.

w to handle Ikemefuna), they consult the oracle. Most superstitions in the Ibo society are based on lack of knowledge about something. Superstition, in most societies, functions as an explanation for ...

(2 pages) 30 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Can Descartes' God be a deceiver?

rgument against this is that evil, and everything we perceive as wrong in the world comes from some lack of knowledge. Since we are finite beings it is only right to assume that we do not know everyth ... d, the repercussions may not. A supremely good God would not allow anyone but the one from whom the lack of knowledge originates suffer because of it. But, as history has shown, it is often not the ma ...

(13 pages) 137 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

IT & Management (subject) 1st Year College Risks and responses associated with IT systems

What can go wrong and why?-Lack of knowledge or fear of computers in management, can result in IT departments having a free run ... isting systems.-Resistance within the organisation to change/under use of new and existing systems.-Lack of communication resulting in inadequate/inappropriate changes.-Poor support/training structure ... changes.-Poor support/training structures.-Poor integration between systems, both new and existing.-Lack of planning resulting in over running time and budgets.-Hardware/Software failure, resulting in ...

(3 pages) 77 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Mice of Men

The denotation of innocence means freedom from sin, wrong, or guilt or simplicity. It can also mean lack of knowledge or understanding. The connotation of the word innocence is what we use today for t ...

(2 pages) 25 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

More Than a Prize

isn't provided. Frustrated people are stuck with an animal they know nothing about. Because of this lack of knowledge, the animal will more than likely die. The majority of people do not enjoy having ...

(2 pages) 27 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Distribution effect in strategic management the product is condom

people who know about AIDS and about condoms do not know that using condoms can prevent AIDS. This lack of knowledge can be deadly.Our successful brand OKEY was owner of the half of condom market in ...

(17 pages) 286 5 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management