Essays Tagged: "resist"


ble Eightfold Path. The Eightfold Path consists of (1) Knowledge of the truth, (2) the intention to resist evil, (3) not saying anything that will hurt someone else, (4) respecting life, (5) having a ...

(2 pages) 164 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Buddhism


ing anything.'(Tao Te Ching pg. 2)When the true nature of the trap is revealed, Ryker states 'If we resist we die. If we don't resist we die.' Neither action nor inaction was the key to salvation. Ryk ...

(2 pages) 72 0 4.0 Apr/1996

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

Simple machines

how much useful work is put out by the machine; always between 0% and 100%.Friction- The force that resist motion between two surfaces that are touching each other.What do we use machines for? ... our hand is the fulcrum and when you sweep it is a lever. A lever consist of a fulcrum, effort, and resistance. A pulley is used to lift or pull objects with a advantage. To get a advantage it matters ...

(2 pages) 113 2 4.5 Sep/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Legalization of Drugs

Legalization of DrugsThe drug connection is one that continues to resist analysis, both because cause and effect are so difficult to distinguish and because the role ...

(5 pages) 346 3 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Explanatory Style and Depression

ssimistic. Permanence is the belief that bad events are long lasting for pessimistic, but optimists resist this belief and see bad events as only temporary setbacks. Pervasiveness is the belief that f ...

(2 pages) 79 0 3.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays


DS.AIDS, Acquired Immune Deficiency, is the disease that renders the body's immune system unable to resist invasion by several microorganisms that cause serious infections. AIDS is transmitted by bloo ...

(1 pages) 41 0 2.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Immune System

de disease-causing organisms, such as bacteria, fungi, parasites, andviruses. The body's ability to resist these invaders is called immunity. A key feature of theimmune system is its ability to destro ...

(3 pages) 157 1 3.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

One flew over the cuckoo's nest by Ken Kesey

cter of The Chief that there is still hope if the people who are being controlled have the power to resist.Nurse Ratched is a mean woman whose job revolves around control. She depends on people who ar ... lled, lives being destroyed, and people being brainwashed. We also see one character who is able to resist, to hide from, and totally ignore the Nurses, Doctors, and the others trying to control him. ...

(3 pages) 109 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This essay is an objective essay on the book Prisons We Choose to Live Inside by Dorris Lessing. It outlines the main themes found within the book.

ons We Choose To Live Inside she brings up a valuable point being that humans have the most trouble resisting the influence of a group. It is often found that in order to successfully convert a human ... owards history and their past experiences. Therefore the responsibility falls upon an individual to resist the persuasive ideas of a group.Children can be lead to believe almost everything that they h ...

(4 pages) 127 1 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Euthansia Addressing the pros and cons of the issue of ethunasia in the United States. Should the practice be out lawed?

die, as a sleepy man needs to sleep, and there comes a time when it is wrong, as well as useless to resist." (Bolander, 1987) Most people in North America die what may be called a bad death. One study ... in an intensive care unit" (Horgan, 1996). In these cases the patients, or their doctors, tried to resist death with the aid of modern medicine. One might wonder if there is anything that can be done ...

(6 pages) 309 3 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Critical Analysis Of "Identity risis" by Minabrere Ibelema , and "Oppositional Dress"by Elisabeth Wilson

says in her essay 'OppositionalDress' that sub cultures do exist in society and are strongenough to resist assimilation into the mainstream, and stillexist on their own terms. Wilson proves her point ... ub cultures do get lost in the mainstream, but arenot forgotten, however most oppositional cultures resistassimilation into the main steam and continue to definethemselves on their own terms.In Ibelem ...

(3 pages) 63 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


believe in miracles. We want to find simple solutions and shortcuts to better health. It's hard to resist. All of us, at one time or another, have seen or heard about a product - a new and exotic pil ...

(5 pages) 59 0 4.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Compensating College Athletes

to buy the team sweatshirt that they are making popular. Thus, it is difficult for the athletes to resist the temptation of accepting compensation for their performances. Not surprisingly, the media ...

(5 pages) 218 0 3.9 Jan/1997

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Brief History of the Cold War

was overtaking smaller eastern European countries with force and did not want the United States to resist this movement into Europe. The two superpowers quickly abandoned the appearance of being alli ... munist stance in America. The Truman Doctrine set forth a United States policy to assist any regime resisting communism. Only a few months later, in June of 1947, Secretary of State George Marshall an ...

(4 pages) 183 0 4.1 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Trichotillomania-Physcology 101 paper. Paper on an OCD diagnosis. This paper was written as term paper.

Trichotillomania is a term coined by a French dermatologist in 1889 to describe the compulsive or irresistible urge that he saw in patients to pluck their hair out. The word trichotillomania is a Gree ... r not a "madness" at all.Impulse control disorders are characterized by the inability to control or resist the impulse to do something harmful to oneself or to someone else. A sufferer sometimes exper ...

(2 pages) 150 1 3.6 Jun/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Analytical essay on the Internet

growth of cyberspace is inevitable and will continue to grow at an amazing rate. Who could deny or resist the Internet or cyberspace of its resources, the place of mass medium, which attracts million ...

(3 pages) 222 1 3.9 Jul/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking

Book Report Questions for "Ann Frank - Diary of a Young Girl"

ove of the laws so there would be pressure for lawmakers to change it. I wouldn't obey the laws and resist anyone that tried to stop me. I would lead the oppressed people to use force against the gove ...

(2 pages) 83 0 3.0 Oct/2002

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

This is an essay which describes the life of a serf in Russia. It is written in three journal entries.

ery boring and frustrating day. I thought a lot of things today. I think that I will not be able to resist this life as a serf anymore. Russians treated me badly today. I cleaned the land for them tod ...

(2 pages) 40 1 4.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Talking about investigating the resistance of a wire

Aim:The aim of this is to investigate how the length of a wire affects the resistance of it.TheoryResistance is a force, which opposes the flow of an electric current around a ... so that energy is required to push the charged particles around the circuit. The circuit itself can resist the flow of particles if the wires are either very thin or very long. E.g. the filament acros ... either very thin or very long. E.g. the filament across an electric bulb is quite thin as needs to resist the flow of particles for the bulb to glow.Resistance is measured in ohms.George Ohm discover ...

(4 pages) 74 0 4.6 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Organizational Change

RESISTANCE TO CHANGEOrganizational Development and ChangeTABLE OF CONTENTSPageINTRODUCTION3WHY WE RE ... on has greatly contributed to the success of these organizations. This is ultimately why overcoming resistance to change is critical to the OD process. Business can no longer rest on entirely on the a ... ere for a long time) will have reservations about change. There are many factors that contribute to resisting change which include; self-interest, where someone has achieved status, privilege or self- ...

(3 pages) 792 0 3.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers