Essays Tagged: "spiritual beliefs"

Comparison between Henry David Thoreau and Herman Melville. They Focused their writings on how man was affected by nature. They translated their philosophies though both the portrayal of their protago

with mans struggle against nature. In, Walden - A life in the Woods, Thoreau reveals his mental and spiritual beliefs through a personal journey in which he strives to become in tune with nature, work ... esult is self-destruction and depression of ones independence, spirit and development of mental and spiritual heights as described here, 'The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation. What is calle ...

(7 pages) 110 0 3.5 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Growing Awareness of Aboriginal Studies

nvironment. They live in a close harmony with the land and the environment while maintaining strong spiritual beliefs and respected everything around them. To all there was a purpose of living.The tra ... nd them. To all there was a purpose of living.The traditional aboriginal worldview is essentially a spiritual one. The elders were considered to be the keepers of the law. They were responsible for th ...

(1 pages) 50 1 2.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History

The first americans.

ers who had little control over their environment and food supply. They brought with them their own spiritual beliefs and ideals. One early tribe known as "The Red Paint People" is among the first ear ... red the same roots and elemental concepts. Their physical world was one with their supernatural and spiritual beliefs.The Indians had their own beliefs, culture, religion and society before the coming ...

(8 pages) 264 1 3.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Plato's Allegory of the Cave

what his senses take about his surroundings. This includes his social relationships, eating habits, spiritual beliefs, and the many other attributes that make a person who they are. This theory/observ ...

(2 pages) 103 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Puritans:where they really so pure?

aspects but, these people built a very strong community because it wasbuilt around religion. Their spiritual bond made them sympathetic towards each others needs and helpedthem survive through the ha ... m sympathetic towards each others needs and helpedthem survive through the hard pioneer life. Their spiritual beliefs were very strong and this strength heldover to include community laws and customs. ...

(3 pages) 39 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Aboriginal injustices and breif history recap

boriginal people who were occupying the country and living their lives in accordance with their own spiritual beliefs, laws, values and knowledge of the world. White European settlement brought with i ...

(2 pages) 40 1 4.0 Apr/2004

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

Balance of Man and Nature in Japanese and Australian Aboriginal Art

re in Japanese and Australian Aboriginal ArtMany cultures use art as a means of expression of their spiritual beliefs. Religion has been a common theme seen in several art medians. This influence can ... ing". Dreaming is a European term used by Aborigines to describe their stories about the balance of spiritual beliefs and moral and natural elements from the origin of the universe, when ancestors liv ...

(5 pages) 45 1 3.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays


d think of was "Where is He? Here He is-He is hanging here on this gallows..." To have one's entire spiritual beliefs destroyed in an instant second by witnessing such a horrible act of inhumanity and ...

(3 pages) 40 0 3.5 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Should the Ten Commandments be allowed to be posted in public Courthouses, and which decision promotes freedom more?

s very deep on both sides of the issue. Any time a debate centers on something as personal as one's spiritual beliefs, or lack thereof, you can bet that the arguments will be heated, with both sides b ...

(4 pages) 38 0 4.0 May/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Byzantine Art: The Transfiguration of Christ Mosaic in Saint Catherine's Monastery

s. This was of particular importance to Christians, who had been previously persecuted due to their spiritual beliefs. Because of the Edict of Milan, many Christian buildings were erected in addition ... ing the course of art forever. The Edict of Milan made it possible for Christians to practice their spiritual beliefs openly, leading to Early Christian art. Early Christian art can be credited with t ...

(6 pages) 101 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Spiritulaity in Art

The topic of spirituality is one of a personal nature. Many artists throughout history have portrayed their spiri ... he chair.Vincent Van Gogh believed that art was a form of expression. Painting was an emotional and spiritual experience for him. He painted not only how he interpreted his surroundings, but his sensa ... l culture and helping non aboriginal people learn about their culture. His work is important to the spirituality of the Australian Aboriginal culture and it is helping to bridge the gap between the Ab ...

(6 pages) 48 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Reflection On Siddhartha

The spiritual ideas of Buddhism and Hinduism are very interesting but often hard to grasp. In the novel ... rejects the beliefs of everyone he knows and finds his own way to peace and salvation. Siddhartha's spiritual content and interesting plot provide great reading, but can be hard to understand at times ... e great reading, but can be hard to understand at times.One aspect of Siddhartha that I like is its spirituality and use of eastern philosophy. Learning about new cultures and religions is always inte ...

(2 pages) 27 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Analysis of the film 'Uncivilised' as an ideological vehicle of subjective expression and representation in Australian society.

ferral of the Aborigines as 'black hounds of Hell' or 'poor devils' and the representation of their spiritual beliefs as 'black man magic', the film-makers represent Aboriginal spiritualism as 'fearfu ... dge of Indigenous Australians. Depicting Aborigines as savage and primitive through their different spiritualism and culture, the film seeks to affirm a supremacist attitude of dominance, civilisation ...

(8 pages) 20 0 0.0 Oct/2007

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

Aftermath of Residential Schools

equently, the main effects of residential school on first Nations include the loss of intellectual, spiritual beliefs, and emotional trauma.The Native children were denied legitimate schooling because ... ldren once had is replaced with almost nothing from residential schools. For the Aboriginal people, spirituality is an important part of their culture, and culture is an important part of physical sur ...

(4 pages) 37 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A danger inherent in the current technological advancement is that it dehumanizes people

tions. However, not all science is guilty of this, as some do use science to prove the truth behind spiritual beliefs.It is no surprise that crime has flourished as technology advances. A prime exampl ...

(3 pages) 28 0 4.3 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing


Spirituality is held by all cultures. It is such an important theme; it has been used in many books ... e centuries. Both Isebel Allende's House of the spirits and Herman Hesse's Siddhartha show the same spiritual characteristics. In House of the spirits theres Clara, who believes that her powers can be ... believes that her powers can be used to help others, and her son, Nicholas, who uses the beliefs of spirituality for commercial venues. In Siddhartha, we see Siddhartha who believes that through trave ...

(4 pages) 849 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The working class in middletow

ss into the present day. The way the working class earned a living, raised a family, and maintained spiritual beliefs will all be discussed. The role the present day economy has on the present day wor ...

(9 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Bob MArley

usic evolved over time. He was influenced by the sounds of Jamaican music. Bob's music reflects his spiritual beliefs in Rastafarian, which blends Judaism and Christianity. Marley's reggae sound had a ... ndividuals who listen to Bob's music simply for the love of it, without knowing or appreciating his spirituality, recognize Bob, as I once did, as a drug-user. This may lead to the unfortunate and uni ...

(2 pages) 21 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Medea and antigone

pulative, Medea more than Antigone. The themes of both stories; in my mind, are women, passion, and spiritual beliefs. They also are drove by the actions of men in their lives. Both are very morally d ... t that she was responsible anyway.Antigone she is defies the law of a king to uphold the law of her spiritual belief. She tries her hand at manipulation but is not as successful as Medea. Antigone tri ...

(4 pages) 3127 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Early Aboriginal Lifestyles and Clans

ans or groups of people. In other words, a group of people that share a culture, language, kinship, spiritual beliefs and often economic and political interests. One of these clans was The Ngarrindjer ...

(6 pages) 38 2 4.3 Jun/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Australian History