Essays Tagged: "sense of purpose"

The Effect of the Russian Orthodox Religion on the Culture of Russia

ng in the subsistence society. Russians possessed a deep religious faith and from it they derived a sense of purpose in the universe and the promise of salvation. The church nourished and preserved th ... Russia during centuries of internal strife and foreign intervention. Orthodox people feel a strong sense of community and brotherhood towards one another through a shared bond of faith. As a result o ...

(4 pages) 115 0 4.2 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Life's Too Short

fe for yourself. Most of society just assumes that these young black rappers have no brain's and no sense of purpose for life. Too Short's song 'Gettin it' tells a different story. Too Short's success ...

(3 pages) 73 0 4.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

The 1960's

war, which deeply divided Americans and their allies and damaged the country's self-confidence and sense of purpose. Even if you weren't alive during the '60s, you know what they meant when they sai ...

(8 pages) 231 0 4.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Harlem renaissance.

s an unprecidented variety and scope of publications by African Americans which brought about a new sense of purpose, confidence, and achievement unusual to many black artists due to thier troubled hi ...

(3 pages) 192 0 4.1 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

Psychological Theories of Creativity and the Film "Phenomemon"

individual's potential is rigidly defined. On the other hand, the humanistic approach states that a sense of purpose can drive an individual to overcome physical and emotional limits (McCarthy, 1990). ...

(6 pages) 84 0 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Compare and contrast the roles of British working women in the pre industrial economy (before 1750) with their roles in the era 1850-1920.

volution would set the women role changes for the era of 1850-1920 with the British women getting a sense of purpose in society and independence in their needed labor for the economy; they have long g ...

(8 pages) 54 0 0.0 May/2004

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

Discuss the significance of the sleepwalking scene in Shakespears "Macbeth" and its relationship to the rest of the play.

he guilty details of her past. Early in the play, Lady Macbeth possessed a strong determination and sense of purpose than her husband and was the driving force behind her plot to kill Duncan. When Mac ... will stay with him until his death. By the end of the play, however, Lady Macbeth shares Macbeth's sense that Duncan's murder has permanently stained them with blood. She to cannot stop thinking abou ...

(4 pages) 32 0 5.0 Jul/2004

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

"Integrity Crisis in Moral Conscience and the 21st Century"

ty of moral conscience in our society today. What is discussed first is how philosophy has lost its sense of purpose, and how as a result men and women have lost sight of the intelligible good; that i ... is by unifying the things we separate. There shouldn't be a separation of the mind and body or the senses and mind or emotions and will. Fragmentation has lead to the decline of the meaningfulness of ...

(8 pages) 43 0 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

The Effects of Technology in the Workplace

oductivityAll employees want to feel as if their work truly matters in the big picture. They want a sense of purpose for their job and to know that they are making a difference to the company's bottom ... .In order to combat this challenge, reward your employees for their productivity while instilling a sense of teamwork in the office. One way to accomplish this is by measuring each department's produc ...

(12 pages) 328 1 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

High Performance teams

hat have been set into place and are in line with the team's goals. HPT's will also "turn a general sense of purpose into specific performance objectives" (Schermerhorn 2). By setting specific perform ... usly then it is possible that the team will never get on track and get serious. There needs to be a sense of urgency so that each member of the team feels they have to work as efficiently and effectiv ...

(2 pages) 98 0 3.7 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Strategy plan for DVD company

product and company.Why have a strategy? [1,2, 14, 15]It is vital that an organisation has a shared sense of direction, knowing what needs to be changed and also how those changes will be implemented. ... t will give assurance to managers, among other things, assisting in resource decisions and in their sense of purpose. There is however no correct strategy as such, due to the uncertainty and complexit ...

(21 pages) 162 1 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Great Gatsby Commentary: Chapter 1

The opening excerpt from F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby begins the novel with a clear sense of purpose. His strength of writing, both in terms of style and depth of meaning, persuasively ... e, which is quite poetic in nature to create beautiful writing, which leaves us intrigued. We get a sense that he feels as if he has a better sense of decencies than most people because of the way he ...

(5 pages) 26 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Memory Perceived as Art.

ompassion and compress them into X's and Y's and plot them in a straight line so that we may gain a sense of growth, a sense of purpose, a sense of sense.But some graphs can't be linearized. Nature it ... tic, the olfactory, the tactile, the audible, one has the essence of memory as drawn in through the senses - there is the reality that I have perceived.

(2 pages) 15 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The Harlem Renaissance Period

o New York City. There was a variety of publications by African Americans which brought about a new sense of purpose, confidence, and achievement unusual to many black artists due to their troubled hi ...

(2 pages) 95 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Quest for the Truth

fy the statement in question. Finding statements that support or justify the statement gives many a sense of purpose or makes something seem worthwhile. For many it makes them feel like life is worthw ... nals. For many, once their questions are answered they consider this to be true. Thus, this gives a sense of worthwhile to this aspect of their life. Also, they have one or more statements to support ...

(3 pages) 47 0 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Why I do not enjoy living in America

, America and its reputation have degraded dramatically. We have become a country that has lost its sense of purpose and values. A country that is controlled by a party who feels it is necessary to pr ... ment has not only destroyed the lives of hundreds of thousands of innocent Iraqi civilians, but has senselessly sent our men and women who are serving in the military to fight in a war that seems to h ...

(6 pages) 45 1 4.5 Mar/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Book 2 of "Tender is the Night"

In book 2 of "Tender is the Night", the reader is able to get a better sense of Dick Diver and his “fall from grace.” We learn that Dick was not always wealthy n ... eresting that this man was looking for a purpose in his life and he found it in a woman that had no sense of purpose (Nicole). This was a very bold move because he probably knew all the difficulties t ... America had been severed. His father was all he had and now that he didn’t have him, he had no sense of identity.His eventual “fall from grace” occurs when he beds Rosemary and seeks fu ...

(2 pages) 776 1 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Influence Of The Elegiac Tradition On The Development Of Literature

or natural phenomena and other matters out of his control. This universal attempt to find a greater sense of purpose in life is characteristic of all human civilizations, but it is perhaps the Anglo S ...

(5 pages) 3 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

High Performance Team Characteristics

r. He or she stays focused on the goal, keeps meeting schedules, communicates frequently, and has a sense of purpose. A personality characteristic of a person who hinders a high performance team is on ... ed to perform the task. This person is likely to miss meetings, communicate infrequently and has no sense of purpose.

(1 pages) 773 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Teaching and its importance to my life

choolsDrama changed my life in high school. Analysing the human condition and relevant scripts made sense to me and gave me something to look forward. It was the first thing I remember feeling that I ... me something to look forward. It was the first thing I remember feeling that I was good at and the sense of purpose and self-esteem which ensued was immense. While I certainly don't expect every stud ...

(4 pages) 62 0 4.2 Aug/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education