Essays Tagged: "means of survival"

Euthanasia and the Law

issue which encompasses the morals, values and beliefs of our society.Euthanasia, literally defined means 'good death'. There are two types of euthanasia, active and passive. Active euthanasia is the ... tional killing of a person by medical personnel either by a lethal injection or by denying ordinary means of survival. The act of euthanasia called 'passive euthanasia', is committed by denying or wit ...

(7 pages) 134 0 3.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law


pes of dinosaurs varied greatly in form and size, and they were adapted for diverse habitats. Their means of survival can only be identified from their fossil remains, and some identifications are in ... facts can be alternatively explained--but some dinosaurs may have been endothermic.The reproductive means of most dinosaurs is as yet unknown. Fossil eggs, attributed to one of the horned dinosaurs an ...

(3 pages) 58 1 3.9 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Hannibal Barca

In antiquity war was more of a means of survival, than an establishment of supremacy. War was made because people could lose their ...

(10 pages) 120 1 4.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > Roman History

Discuss the negative and positive aspects of the development of agriculture. Was it, or was it not the worst mistake in the history of the human race?

and adaptations by early human communities. The demands and effects of practicing agriculture as a means of survival created a new kind of community life, with new opportunities and new problems for ... in one place. This was new experience to human beings' way of life. Living in one spot permanently means exploiting a small amount of land very intensively over a long period of time than exploiting ...

(7 pages) 174 1 4.8 May/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

"Hunger as an idealogy."

at. In any commercial or magazine ad, it is clear as day that food is now seen as more than a basic means of survival. This became apparent to me when I observed a magazine ad for Dannon "Light 'n Fit ...

(3 pages) 84 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

World Domestication.

at was usefful. New uses for land and animals were the answer. During his quest for knowledge and a means of survival, mad discovered the many uses of land and animals, thus domesticating them and fin ...

(3 pages) 45 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

"The Pianist"

on.In efforts to annihilate Jews in Warsaw, jobs were taken away and to fight for food was the only means of survival. The issue of hunger was very obvious throughout the whole movie along with the to ... e English have come in to rid the German soliders. Szpilman gets very sick and weak since he has no means of food. Once the couple comes to say goodbye and leave him some food they find he is weak in ...

(3 pages) 67 0 4.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Anna Larina: Stalinist Terror and Her Ability to Survive.

gh Stalin's wrath physically pulled her away from those she loved and admired, their memory was her means of survival. Her memoirs give a first hand look at the effects of Stalin's terror. While Hoski ...

(7 pages) 51 2 4.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Lord of the flies analysis

nd the smoke is a sign for anyone that might be looking for the boys. Food and shelter are the main means of survival, so the group of boys build tents and learn how to hunt and fish.In the beginning ...

(3 pages) 38 0 2.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Balinese

The people of Bali rely greatly on the production of rice as their means of survival. Rice farmers depended on water temples to set their irrigation schedules througho ...

(4 pages) 45 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Frankenstein- The Effects of Isolation and Rejection

the world on his own. How can a newborn learn if there is no one to teach? The monster had to find means of survival. After observing the outside world and people's actions he realized the general me ...

(3 pages) 60 2 4.8 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Somalia vs US

ia's economy has been devastated. The war left many homeless and drove them to raise livestock as a means of survival. The economy used to be based on exports of cattle, goats, and bananas but as of e ...

(6 pages) 50 0 4.0 Mar/2005

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

Grassland Ecology.

n to live on Earth, we eventually outstrip the environment. This has always led to competition as a means of survival, and warfare has been the inevitable consequence of our ecological demographic pro ... idea of SUSTAINABILITY, a word that has just surfaced in the discourse of the industrial world. It means, very simply, using the planet's resources in a way that doesn't diminish the resources of fut ...

(3 pages) 43 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

With Utilitarianism on the Mind

Individuals enter the workforce as a means of survival. The success they experience within their career is indicative of the degree of se ... ual. I agree with this theory for many reasons. First, when applying utilitarianism to business, it means "maximizing the overall good."(Desjardins, Joseph) It would mean making better decisions to sa ... ecisions to satisfy the interest of the majority. Second, when applying this theory to politics, it means "existing for the well-being of all and the economy would exist to provide the highest standar ...

(6 pages) 40 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Deception in "Twelfth Night"

riting to make Malvolio act foolishly because of his love for Olivia. While some use deception as a means of survival, others use deception to trick others and make them act foolishly.The first exampl ...

(3 pages) 36 0 5.0 Apr/2006

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

Sunair Boat Builders, INC.

Executive SummaryMany companies have discovered the importance of cost control as a means of survival in fiercely competitive markets in the early 2000. By implementing an organized, c ...

(6 pages) 79 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Medieval Weapons

s are the tools of today and the death of tomorrow. At one time all weapons were tools. They were a means of survival among a harsh planet and cruel animals. The age of knights changed the true meanin ...

(6 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Cultural Diversity

ve that much of their knowledge came from things learned at home. Based on your upbringing, and the means by which your parents, and their parents before them were brought up, the lives of today play ... ery chore because that is what life was like for their parents based on their up bringing and their means of survival. Most women that are living under theses guidelines that may very well be single p ...

(2 pages) 88 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Redefining Mortality: An Outlook on Human Cloning

oning can be defined as the process of making a genetically identical organism through some asexual means (Mader 268). The entire process of cloning a mammal is a very scientific complex procedure. Ac ... ot new. In fact, it is almost as old as agriculture, one of man’s earliest and most successful means of survival. When a farmer or a gardener takes a cutting from one plant and places it in soil, ...

(5 pages) 1481 0 5.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects