Essays Tagged: "Survival of the Fittest"

Religion vs. Faith

t in a society where being successful is everything, our religious beliefs tend to get lost in the "survival of the fittest" lifestyle that we lead everyday. Of course we all have certain standards in ...

(3 pages) 253 4 4.5 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Ty Cobb

. It's not pink tea, and mollycoddles had better stay out of it. It's...a struggle for supremacy, a survival of the fittest' (Ward and Burns 64). Although Ty Cobb was possibly the greatest player in b ...

(7 pages) 48 0 5.0 May/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Charles Darwin and Imperialism, how the English empire used Darwinian to justify the on-going process of imperialism

ost famous works, The Origin of Species and The Decent of Man,Darwin introduces the concept of 'the survival of the fittest' and'natural selection'.The Darwinian ideas introduced into English society ...

(2 pages) 99 0 3.0 Dec/1995

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Ethics in Politics and Business, an oxymoron? Speaks of the theories of Sisselia Bok, Douglas Lackey, and Milton Friedman. Includes personal opinion

societal ethics and morals, the collective (i.e. society) would prosper by Darwin's notion of "the survival of the fittest". Whoever could get by in living in an area as the ends justifies the means, ... ay of society. The formation of our society would completely diminish, leaving us to a life of the "survival of the fittest".

(17 pages) 330 1 4.1 Oct/1997

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Charles Darwin and Imperialism

ost famous works, The Origin of Species and The Decent of Man,Darwin introduces the concept of 'the survival of the fittest' and'natural selection'.The Darwinian ideas introduced into English society ...

(2 pages) 73 1 4.5 Oct/1995

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

Save the Owls, preserve the forests

those current ones into another sector in our society. The spotted owl is more than a *Darwinistic* survival of the fittest issue; it represents the direction of our only planet.In order to preserve t ...

(2 pages) 60 0 4.3 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Forestry

Research papper on: The Nazi race policies were influenced by Darwin's theory and publications.

of group inequality within each species, a major presumption and requirement of Darwin's original "survival of the fittest" theory. This philosophy culminated in the "final solution", extermination o ... n that evolutionary progress occurs mainly as a result of elimination of the week in a struggle for survival. Darwinism justified and encouraged the Nazi views on both race and war. The Nazis believed ...

(4 pages) 111 1 3.6 Aug/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Future of Human Evolution

difications were the key to the evolution of new species, and Darwin proposed natural selection or 'survival of the fittest' as the vehicle by which that change occurs. Under Natural Selection, some i ...

(7 pages) 168 2 3.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Life-span development chap 3 notes

in constant* concluded that those who survive do so because they are superior in a number of ways* "survival of the fittest" - pass the superior genes on to offspringB.Sociobiology: relies on the prin ... r is a function of mechanisms2. requires input for activation3. is ultimately related to successful survival and reproduction4. not genetic determinism5. mechanisms derived from successful solutions t ...

(3 pages) 115 0 3.4 Sep/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Charles Darwin

explanatory phrase, 'through natural selection.' At most,perhaps, the general public has heard of 'survival of thefittest' a poor phrase as far as I'm concerned, since fitness ineveryday usage is ass ... rned, since fitness ineveryday usage is associated with physical conditioning andathletic ability. 'Survival of the most suited to itsenvironment' would be a more accurate, and convincing expressionfo ...

(7 pages) 195 0 4.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

Thomas Hobbes discussion for west civ 190 his book Levithian (ch 13-14). Includes works cited and link to source.

s position for government in general.The view that Hobbes held for human nature wasn't necessarily "survival of the fittest." Rather, Hobbes seems to have allowed for conflicts between men with the un ...

(3 pages) 46 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

This essay is about evolution, how why and when.

passed on to future generations. Sometimes, individuals inherit new characteristics that give them survival and reproductive advantages in their local environments. These characteristics tend to incr ... process of making more of the best and getting rid of the worst is known as "natural selection" or "survival of the fittest". Some people think that any change in an organisms' body or genetic makeup ...

(4 pages) 93 0 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Charles Darwin the father of the evolution theory.

ese new observations triggered his whole thought process and enabled him to concoct the theories of Survival of the Fittest and Natural Selection.Survival of the fittest and Natural Selection are pret ... Natural Selection.Survival of the fittest and Natural Selection are pretty much complete opposites. Survival of the fittest is basically stronger animals surviving and weaker ones dying off, where as ...

(1 pages) 66 0 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Charles Darwin

The Jungle"a novel by Upton Sinclair about the meat packing industry of United States during the industrial revolution.

it argued for government's noninterference in private economic affairs, "Social Darwinism" applied survival of the fittest to the economic atmosphere, which meant the rich are going to get richer and ...

(4 pages) 115 1 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A essay describing the faults and flaws in evolutionary theory and the alternative explantion. Titled: "Can Evolution Explain Anything?"

come what it is today. At first the theory was almost completely based on natural selection, or the survival of the fittest if you will. This, however, is just one of the issues in which the evolution ... also have to be that of barriers and buffers with in a cell. A cell contains chemicals vital to its survival, these chemicals are in perfect proportion to prevent them from killing the cell, and these ...

(10 pages) 134 1 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

This essay vividly illustrates the hardships of childhood education in West Africa.The title is "Education in Africa : A Matter of Survival of the Fittest".

Education in Africa: 'A matter of survival of the fittest!'As he approached me by walking bare-footed on a dusty road in one of the po ... Francophone and Anglophone African countries is a case of 'The Rich and The Poor.' In other words, "Survival of the Fittest." How long will this be? Or more bluntly, how many African children are stil ...

(3 pages) 56 0 3.6 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

The Nature of Nurture.

people, especially those with overwhelming power and renowned fame, still believe in the theory of "survival of the fittest" through the capitalistic system; they spread their influence to those who h ... tus quo of this environment. Moreover, people seldom know they are developing a crisis in their own survival by how they treat nature. For instance, the deterioration of the ozone layer seems to have ...

(2 pages) 33 0 2.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Downsizing the middle class.

are whom they destroy in the process. Another argument she uses is that businesses are the idea of "survival of the fittest," and that newer management is firing good employees who have helped build t ...

(7 pages) 103 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A proposal for advancement question : whats the next logical evolutionary step for mankind ?

ety that shelters every man, woman and child no matter their disabilities and handicaps. Nature's "survival of the fittest" ceased to exist, breaking one of the spokes of the evolution wheel, and th ...

(4 pages) 49 2 4.2 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Lord of the Flies-main character

like Ralph, the other boys quickly adapt from their societal values to the island's natural ways of survival of the fittest. Throughout the novel, Ralph maintains the same moral and civilized characte ...

(3 pages) 28 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers