Essays Tagged: "values and morals"

TV, Violence, Children

have to remember that the entertainment media plays an extremely powerful role in the formation of values and morals, to all youngsters' minds of all ages, all socioeconomic levels, and all levels of ... hurts people physically and emotionally.Our society should take a long hard look in the mirror; the values of today's youth are reflections of the values of their elders. We should remember the words ...

(2 pages) 100 0 3.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Analysis of Voltaire's philosophy in Candide

point of "reason plus action". His philosophy is that it is not enough simply to believe in certain values and morals, but it is more important that the actions a person takes reflect those beliefs ac ...

(5 pages) 236 0 3.7 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Cultural Relativism: Moral Beliefs A nearly full coverage and great paper on the meaning and the way we play it out in everyday life.

ultural relativism implies that what is "good" is what is "socially approved" to a culture.Beliefs, values, and morals are all based on individual cultures. It is clear to see that there are differenc ...

(3 pages) 224 0 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

What is ethnocentrism and cultural relativism and what problems do they present?

Ethnocentrism is a person's use of their own cultural "norms", values and morals to judge another culture. We tend to view the way in which we think and act as cor ... k at a culture, understand it as much as possible and then only make judgments in accordance to the values, norms and morals of that particular culture. This point of view seems to make a lot of sense ...

(1 pages) 221 0 4.2 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Ethics and Organizational behaviour.

s experiences that help to form your individual ethics, such as family or peer influences, personal values and morals or situational factors. An individual ethics are the basis for making any talented ...

(6 pages) 621 0 3.9 May/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Tv Violence.

process of discouraging violence should begin at home. Parents should raise theirchildren with the values and morals to act responsibly and take the blame for their own actions. Parentsshould act in ...

(2 pages) 32 0 3.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

"It's A Wonderful Life" and Oliver Stone's "Natural Born Killers."

The morals and values of Americans are depicted well in both Frank Capra's "It's A Wonderful Life" and Oliver Stone ... tone's "Natural Born Killers." Although they both are trying to illustrate the same thing (American values), the descriptions shown of American values and morals are drastically different from the 194 ... ns shown of American values and morals are drastically different from the 1940's to the 1990's. The values and morals held for self, family and community can be contrasted in both films. We will see h ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

David Thoreau: economy.

ribe everything he does. Through him being so specific and descriptive you get a better look at his values and morals. Through the "On Economy" you can tell the Thoreau compares men's actions to thing ... gh the "On Economy" you can tell the Thoreau compares men's actions to things of nature to show his values. Also, he talks about building from the cornice down to the foundation and not the foundation ...

(3 pages) 29 0 2.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"A New England Girlhood Outlined from Memory" By Lucy Larcom.

llection of memories of Lucy Larcom. It follows the author from a toddler to early adulthood. The values and morals woven into her live should be a lesson to all of us. Born in 1821, she moved with ...

(2 pages) 50 1 2.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

To Be Civil: A Means to a Better World. What does it mean to be civilized? An essay about the elements that help one become a civilized individual. Uses literary refrences to enhance the text.

means to be civilized. The meaning is different for every person because every person's individual values and morals are different. Religion, conflict and compromise, exploration, communication, orga ...

(4 pages) 26 0 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Cultural Relativism: Is truth defined by our culture or our culture by truth?

In his article "Cultural relativism and cultural values", Melville Herkovits defines the principle of cultural relativism as "judgments are based on ... rms of his own enculturation" (26). This is the basic premise of cultural relativism, that beliefs, values, and morals are all based on one's culture. Therefore, since morality is based on society and ... all strong examples, but do they actually support the idea that these cultures have different moral values? In the examples given by Herskovits about religious traditions being different this is true, ...

(6 pages) 323 0 4.1 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Conflicting Views: Separation of Church and State

ce violated the first amendment by using the words "under God." Many of today's laws are based upon values and morals the Ten Commandments portray: "Thou shalt not kill, Thou shalt not commit adultery ...

(2 pages) 89 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Values and Morals of the 1920s as Reflected by the Great Gatsby

in the history of America. Sure, the late 60s were too but the 20s had the largest jump in trends, Values and Morals. It was now transportation age people were not confined to their homes and could n ... in mobility and the women's rights movement helped too increase social stimulus and decrease moral values. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald was a perfect example of the lifestyles and values o ...

(2 pages) 82 4 2.5 Apr/2004

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

Decision-Making Model Analysis Paper

bs, and elderly parents. At the different levels of maturity, it is the hope that decisions made on values, are proper for society as well as the individual. However, when it comes time to make that d ... to make that decision, and if there is a conflict, it is hope that making that decision is base on values and morals. Stoner and Freeman (1989, p. 165) define decision making as "a process of identif ...

(3 pages) 170 1 4.9 Sep/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

Are Traditional Families More Sucessful

a multitude of answers. Mostly based on opinion, these answers would incorporate society's beliefs, values, and morals .But in order to look at the institution of family from an unbiased view, one mus ...

(3 pages) 44 0 0.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Transformation: Emma and Clueless "When you compared these texts and their contexts, how was your understanding of each text developed and reshaped?"

The process of translating Emma into Clueless requires the 'new' author to extract the transcending values and morals imbedded in the original text, and reinstate them in a modern context in a way tha ... ty of Los Angeles parallels the shift from Emma's cultural blinkers: long connection with the land, values that spring from tradition and chivalry - to a capitalist contemporary culture defined by bla ...

(6 pages) 79 0 3.5 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Nature, Nurture and Emotions: Mark Twain's novel, "Pudd'nhead Wilson and Those Extraordinary Twins"

pects of human beings. The changes in environment, society, education, political influences, family values and morals and other external influences, combined with physical genes determines how mankind ... ugh adulthood. The parents are the first influence a child encounters. Parents teach their children values, morals, family traditions, etc. The extended family members help the parents in teaching th ...

(9 pages) 48 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Mark Twain

Women are always victims because it is men who determine social organisation." Consider the ways the representation of men and women in "Othello" supports or challenges this assumption.

is patriarchal society, the men, like the female characters, suffer as a result of their societies' values and morals.The objectification of Desdemona by other characters, demonstrates the marginalise ... an be argued that in this play basically all the characters are in fact victims of their societies' values. Othello, Desdemona, Emilia, Roderigo and Iago all lose their lives, the duke must now comple ...

(6 pages) 33 0 5.0 Jun/2006

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

Parents are our teachers

persons in children's life. Children look upon parents for solving their problems. They teach good values and morals of life to their children.Children see parents from our childhood and try to imita ... is will go on to my children and they will help their life partners in future.Parents set good life values for their children. My father does not drink nor smoke. He tells us that when you drink or sm ...

(1 pages) 28 0 0.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education


Pornography and sexual addiction leads to the desecration of the values and morals of all people, especially when directed toward women, therefore, pornography shoul ... , torture, and murder. Americans should be concerned with the world's moral development and ethical values for sexual arousal. Sexual arousal is a part of human nature for reproduction of mankind and ... s would be obsessed by the profits in pornography industry so easily that a company would sacrifice values for dollars.Several different types of pornography include soft core, hard core, and violent ...

(6 pages) 39 0 5.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues