Essays Tagged: "world today"

Art and Civilization. The building and meaning of the Great Pyramids

at Giza PyramidsMany hundreds of years ago the construction began on one of theseven wonders of the world. Today they are looked upon as not only a tombfor the dead, but also an artistic masterpiece i ... into andlooted for all of the jewels and gold that was entombed for the pharo'spassage out of this world. Therefore after the great pyramids in Giza werecompleted, there were no more built (at least ...

(1 pages) 121 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

The Classic World

The Classical World made many contributions to the development of science,literature, and ethics. These contributi ... o the development of science,literature, and ethics. These contributions have influenced the modern world today. Manymathematicians, astronomers, and scientists contributed to the development of many ... ield of literature through his writing. In the field of ethics, many philosophers fromthe Classical World contributed to the standards, values, and principles of our societytoday. Some of the major co ...

(2 pages) 76 2 4.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Hinduism & Buddhism

Hinduism and Buddhism are two of the five major religions in our world today. They are widely practiced, and have survived for centuries. Both have similarities and ... hey had existed orally long before. The Vedas are where Hinduism originated. Today, Hinduism is the world's third largest religion. Many changes have come upon Hinduism since they practiced it first. ... ly to return to Brahma. It is not possible though because by a soul's sins, and impurities from the world, they are no longer pure and holy to return. Instead, a soul must become pure before returning ...

(10 pages) 873 1 4.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Hinduism

Legalization of Marijuana

egalization becomes more of an issue. Drugs are a major influential force in countries all over the world today. Legalization is an option that has not had a chance, but really should be given one. Al ... d unnecessary by many people. They feel that it will increase the amount of drug use throughout the world. They state that in many cases, drug users who have quit, quit because of trouble with the law ...

(5 pages) 245 0 4.5 Oct/1996

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

Human Cloning Should Not Be Banned.

re, lies not in the power of the technology, but in the misunderstanding of its significance in our world today. We, as a society that is always advancing, need to use cloning to advance our research ...

(12 pages) 707 3 4.3 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)

eases in the U.S.It is caused by the bacterium Neisseria Gonorrihoeae, which is common all over the worldtoday and can only thrive in human beings. There is no way to acquire immunity to this disease. ... .SYPHILISSyphilis is perhaps the best known of all the STD's. Once confined to certain parts of the world, syphilis now occurs universally. Treponema Pallidum is it'scausative agent. It belongs to a g ...

(9 pages) 178 0 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Gun control in The States

,is an advocate for women to carry handgun.She is so because of one main reason:she's awoman.In the world today crime victims are usually women because they are ill prepared for theworld.She feels tha ...

(3 pages) 119 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Georgia O'Keefe: Sky Above Clouds-- An essay about O'Keefe's 1965 painting Sky Above clouds IV.

eroine in some people's eyes.Though, generally speaking, abstraction is not very popular in the art world today; "over the past 10 to 15 years, painting's, especially abstract painting's, resurgence h ... hip with the work, like the artist Mike Wolf, then the work can be meaningful today. So despite art world trends away from abstract painting in the late part of the twentieth century it is clear that ...

(5 pages) 170 0 4.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Black's - A Struggle for Equalty

BLACKS - A STRUGGLE FOR RACIAL EQUALITYAlmost everyone would like to have racial equality in the world today. It is often said that all people have been created equally. That is true, however somet ... te that shows how blacks are still in a struggle for racial equality is in short commentary, A Fair World for All by Dorothy Canfield Fisher:'Suppose that you are in a market or food shop buyingthings ...

(3 pages) 124 0 3.0 Jan/1992

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

A concise description of Michelanglelo's Pieta. What is your opinion about the pieta and what things do you notice about it

te possibly the greatest artist of the high Renaissance. His works are known by people all over the world today. You may have heard of the term pieta; this refers to a work showing Mary mourning over ... in without ever becoming boring; in fact, they can be even more exciting as you dig deeper into the world of the artist.

(2 pages) 97 1 4.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Ebola Virus

EbolaIn the world today, there are many known deadly viruses, but few present as great a threat as Ebola. Key fa ... r research conditions, but this type of transmission has not been documented among humans in a real-world setting, such as a household or hospital."The Ebola virus appears to have an incubation period ... factors that might reasonably be expected to increase the risk of their presenting problems to the world. Given our profound ignorance of these viruses, the limited number of episodes we have studied ...

(8 pages) 118 0 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Threat of Nuclear Weapons

nuclear weapon was built in 1945, nuclear war has been a threat. The two majornuclear powers in the world today are the Soviet Union and the United States. If a war ever broke out betweenthe two, whic ... tates. If a war ever broke out betweenthe two, which involved the use of nuclear weapons, the whole world would suffer from the effects. In thisreport I am going to prove that nuclear weapons are a th ...

(3 pages) 90 0 3.7 Apr/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Flannery O'Connor

The world today has mysterious ways of working its magic. The world was blessed when Flannery O'Connor w ... eft. At the end of three years, she had written nine short stories that displayed her talent to the world. Robert Fitzgerald put forth his opinion of Flannery O'Connor in his introduction to "Everythi ...

(7 pages) 209 2 4.8 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

The Effects of Lead Poison on Children

Throughout the world today one out of every six children under the age of six are suffering from health disorders d ...

(9 pages) 139 0 3.3 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Water Pollution, Is it as big of a problem as we think? Speaks of the factors that cause pollution, the effect that pollution has on our world today, and what it has in store for the future if things

essay will be looking at the factors that cause pollution, and the effect that pollution has on our world today. It will also investigate what it has in store for the future if things do not improve. ... sion, From all the points I have brought up it is easy to see that the more people there are in the world the more water pollution there is going to be. That doesn't mean that we have to stop having c ...

(10 pages) 667 0 3.8 Sep/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

"When corporations rule the world" by David Korten

The book 'When corporations Rule the World' by David Korten describes the way things will be in the future with multi-national corporatio ... be in the future with multi-national corporations. These large corporations are found all over the world. There are many different problems that are appearing and many of them can be seen to be conne ... with corporations and see if they are causing more problems or are helping to solve problems of the world. David Korten addresses this question in his book. He points out many of the problems that are ...

(9 pages) 282 1 3.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Gender Roles, The Discrimination Against Men

The world today must deal with many problems. Our society has been struggling to cope with difficulties ...

(5 pages) 262 0 4.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

This is a paper on the two works of sramatic literature, Much Ado about Nothing and Lysistrata

hing, the reader can see that the relationships between characters are much like many people in the world today. There are two particular relationships that Shakespeare focuses on. These are between C ... eel." A love based on first sight cannot be one of great strength. Very often in today's adolescent world, there are confessions of love made in this manner, only to be thrown away after a short while ...

(3 pages) 81 0 4.0 May/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature


Achondroplasia is the most common form of dwarfism found in the world today. It has many serious effects, and can be life threatening, or debilitating in some cases ...

(2 pages) 49 0 3.6 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Moral Force Protest Vs. Physical Force Protest. Discusses in relation to our contemporary world.

In the modern world today, there is an immense diversity of global issues which are constantly being dealt with. M ... out any possibilities of winning their causes. They are, in the long run, doomed to failure.Today's world has enough violence and terrorism surrounding its environment to even consider using any sort ...

(6 pages) 72 0 4.4 Apr/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law