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  • "howl" by Allen Ginsberg

    "howl" by Allen Ginsberg

    "Howl" by Allen Ginsberg There is so much that can be written about "Howl" by Allen Ginsberg. Most critics state that "Howl" is shocking, desperate and painful, but what sums his work up best is that we are driven Insane by the inability to conform and be normal. Ginsberg was

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    Essay Length: 320 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: June 8, 2011
  • 17th Abd 18th Century Colonial Education

    17th Abd 18th Century Colonial Education

    17th and 18th Century Colonial Education Educational practices in the southern colonies during the late 17th and early 18th could be viewed as to today's private schools. During this period much of the education was private. School age children were taught at home by their parents, or if the parents

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    Essay Length: 702 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 6, 2013
  • 4p's of Marketing

    4p's of Marketing

    4P's of Marketing At this point the marketing mix is employed * Product: o Product Variety: These days customers have a lot of options regarding the choice about where and how to spend money. Keeping this in mind, McDonalds' has always kept changing and developing a menu that customers wanted.

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    Essay Length: 458 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 11, 2011
  • 5 Steps to Positive Thinking

    5 Steps to Positive Thinking

    Gregory Kelley Professor Montague Writing 115 6 March 2012 The Burn If you ever had an unfortunate accident of dropping a cigarette on your carpet this essay may be helpful. It will leave a burn hole where it lands. If you had a cigarette burn on your carpet that drove

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    Essay Length: 1,001 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: March 13, 2012
  • A Buddhist's Path to Enlightenment

    A Buddhist's Path to Enlightenment

    "Buddha" means "one who is awake and enlightened." When an individual has reached a level enlightenment in Buddhism, it is called Nirvana, or liberation. To attain Nirvana, one must understand and follow the truths of existence and the teachings of the path to spiritual liberation. The Buddha called these truths

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    Essay Length: 1,307 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: April 7, 2011
  • A Critique on Immanuel Kant's Theory of Absolute Moral Rules

    A Critique on Immanuel Kant's Theory of Absolute Moral Rules

    Ethicist Immanuel Kant first recorded the theory of Absolute Moral Rules (AMR) and cited that some of our actions are based on desires and some actions are above desires (Hypothetical "oughts") and the decisions made due to 'reason' ("Categorical Imperatives"). There are some flaws in the notion of AMR, chiefly

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    Essay Length: 1,343 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: April 24, 2012
  • A Different Perspective on Happiness

    A Different Perspective on Happiness

    In The Aim of Man, Aristotle presents concepts and definitions of good, virtues and happiness and ways to achieve them. According to Aristotle, happiness is the one thing that gives mankind purpose and in order to reach it a society must raise moral citizens who must then lead a lifelong,

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    Essay Length: 1,450 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: February 24, 2013
  • A National Tribunal of Bangladesh

    A National Tribunal of Bangladesh

    By way of background, it may be helpful to recall that the ICT-BD, a national Tribunal of Bangladesh, was constituted in March 2010 (Tribunal 1) and March 2012 (Tribunal 2), as per law, as independent, open and transparent Court. The Tribunals have the jurisdiction to try the commission or attempt,

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    Essay Length: 380 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 14, 2013
  • A Philosophical Argument of Religion

    A Philosophical Argument of Religion

    A Philosophical Argument of Religion & Morality In past as well as the present and near future there will be the Philosophical arguments for the existence of God, Spiritual beliefs and the existence of an all-powerful being. Religion is purely based to categorize organized methods of worship. There are also

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    Essay Length: 1,680 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: May 5, 2013
  • A Short Real-Life Story About Jane

    A Short Real-Life Story About Jane

    This article involves an interesting dilemma, illustrated by a short real-life story about Jane - a manager and Andy - a top performer and a jerk. I agree with all constructive advices that four commentators offer in Jane's situation. Andys exist everywhere. Jane is facing a typical situation: a top-performing

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    Essay Length: 436 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: July 18, 2013
  • A Thousand Splendid Sunny Suns

    A Thousand Splendid Sunny Suns

    Chapter 1: The story begins with Mariam remembering a time when she first heard a curse word which translates to an unwanted thing. The story is told in Third person, omniscient in which the narrator tells the events of the day she heard the word. The narrator says what lead

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    Essay Length: 1,350 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: August 16, 2016
  • A Way of Thinking of Life Without a Filter

    A Way of Thinking of Life Without a Filter

    A Way of Thinking of Life without a Filter Milton Glaser is a genius and celebrated American graphic designer, born in 1929 in New York City. Although Glaser likes science, he decided to study Music and Art and performing Arts in his high school, Fiorello H. LaGuardia. He trained at

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    Essay Length: 724 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: December 31, 2012
  • Acceptance Case

    Acceptance Case

    The vision of what is considered beautiful in an individual is always changing as time passes. Women of the 17th century were looked as gorgeous women of their time even though we would look down upon them as obese and unattractive in ours. Most people's perception of beauty is not

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    Essay Length: 852 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 27, 2013
  • Adam Smith

    Adam Smith

    Adam Smith was a Scottish political economist and philosopher. He entered the University of Glasgow on scholarship and started to study moral philosophy there, when he was fourteen. Then he proceeded to Balliol College, Oxford from where he graduated with a high level of European literature knowledge. After he left

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    Essay Length: 311 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 1, 2012
  • Africa Case

    Africa Case

    Health was better in many ways. European influence led to increased travel for people in Africa and introduced diseases from outside of Africa (e.g. Cholera, bubonic plague) to the continent. This spread disease and exposed people to diseases for which they had no resistance. Also, Africans began growing "cash crops"

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    Essay Length: 201 Words / 1 Pages
    Submitted: April 25, 2013
  • Alice Paul Case

    Alice Paul Case

    Alice Paul If it wasn't for Alice Paul, women would not have the right to vote. Alice was a very ambition and strong women. She graduated from University of Pennsylvania. Alive went to England to study more. There, she saw the tactics they used for their message to be heard.

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    Essay Length: 452 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 16, 2013
  • Alienation Case

    Alienation Case

    Alienation according to the Oxford English dictionary is defined as estranged or to make hostile. Marx viewed alienation as being separated from something or loss of control, specifically the loss of control over labour. He believed that human alienation originated from the socially structured separation between humans and their work.

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    Essay Length: 1,568 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 24, 2011
  • An Ethical Dilemma at Work

    An Ethical Dilemma at Work

    An Ethical Dilemma at Work Shawn Barghout University of Arizona As a home stager, I often work with furnished homes. Such was the case on the day I came to rearrange and make more functional, three rooms of a home that included a living room with leather furniture. The homeowner

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    Essay Length: 2,364 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: February 25, 2012
  • An Expression of a Critique of the Root of Morality

    An Expression of a Critique of the Root of Morality

    The source of what is morally good is believed by many to lead to the root of humankind's morality. When writing The Genealogy of Morality, Nietzsche states that "good" is not what is good for the whole of the people and that what is good is the "will to power"

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    Essay Length: 1,323 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: June 3, 2013
  • An Interview with German Philosopher Rainer Ebert

    An Interview with German Philosopher Rainer Ebert

    An Interview with German philosopher Rainer Ebert Mahmudul Hoque Rainer Ebert grew up in a German small town, and he is now studying for his Ph.D. in Moral Philosophy at Rice University in Texas. For the last few years, he has been writing on various legal, moral and social issues

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    Essay Length: 2,080 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: December 3, 2012
  • An Introspection into St. Thomas Aquinas' Five Proofs

    An Introspection into St. Thomas Aquinas' Five Proofs

    God Texting: Filipino Youth Response to Religious SMS Anthony G. Roman Cell phone use has extended beyond talk and keeping lines open between family members and friends. E-commerce today thrives via the mobile phone. A healthy synergy between the mobile phone and the other media - television, radio, film and

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    Essay Length: 10,361 Words / 42 Pages
    Submitted: June 6, 2013
  • An Introspection into St. Thomas Aquinas' Five Proofs (term Paper for Critical Thinking)

    An Introspection into St. Thomas Aquinas' Five Proofs (term Paper for Critical Thinking)

    DOES GOD REALLY EXIST? The question has been the subject of lively debate among theists and atheists in defense of their various opposing arguments on proving, or disproving, God's existence. Devoted theists agree that no confirmation by way of any proofs, whether be it logical, philosophical, metaphysical or scientific, is

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    Essay Length: 1,433 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: January 5, 2012
  • Analyse and Discuss Universals and Particulars

    Analyse and Discuss Universals and Particulars

    Analyse and Discuss Universals and Particulars The study of what exists is known as Ontology and this specific branch of metaphysics aims to clarify the sorts of things that everything is and what groups they belong to. Each individual object is a 'particular' and these can belong to other groups

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    Essay Length: 1,652 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: March 9, 2013
  • Animal Testing?

    Animal Testing?

    Animal testing? Ok for the Sake of Human Lives? Animal testing has been a controversial topic discussed about since the early 19th century, when people started becoming aware that tests are being done for superficial products. The purpose of using animals for experimentations was to further the knowledge for medical

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    Essay Length: 329 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: April 26, 2013
  • Aquinas on Relationship Between Faith and Reason

    Aquinas on Relationship Between Faith and Reason

    From at least the days of the Greek philosophers, the relationship between faith and reason has been hotly debated. Plato in the Republic argued that the most perfect knowledge is memory of the eternal. Aristotle in his Nicomachean Ethics set down rules by which moral knowledge could be discovered by

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    Essay Length: 2,222 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: September 25, 2011
  • Aquinas Response to the Problem of Evil

    Aquinas Response to the Problem of Evil

    The Philosopher JL Mackie, in his article, Evil and Omnipotence aptly describes the problem of evil: 'in its simplest form the problem of evil is this: God is omnipotent; God is wholly good; and yet evil exists. There seems to be a contradiction between these three propositions, so that if

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    Essay Length: 2,269 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: April 9, 2012
  • Aquinas's View on the Death Penalty

    Aquinas's View on the Death Penalty

    Kalen Winfrey 3-13-16 Aquinas’ position on the death penalty Philosophical and ethical issues Saint Thomas Aquinas had a favorable view of capital punishment. He writes in Summa Theologica, article 2, that “Therefore if a man be dangerous and infectious to the community, on account of some sin, it is praiseworthy

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    Essay Length: 601 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 23, 2016
  • Are Stockholders at Stake?

    Are Stockholders at Stake?

    Are Stockholders at Stake? The stockholder theory states simply that a company's only responsibility is to the stockholders of a corporation. A corporate executive is an employee of the company and in this theory has a responsibility to follow the directions and wishes of the owners of that business; the

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    Essay Length: 1,145 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: August 12, 2012
  • Argue for and Against the Existentialists' View That Emotions Are Chosen

    Argue for and Against the Existentialists' View That Emotions Are Chosen

    Argue for and against the existentialists' view that emotions are chosen The Existentialist philosophy was developed the 20th Century and centred on the premise that humans are whatever they make themselves to be. To this point existentialism denies that there is any essential feature to human nature. Instead, it is

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    Essay Length: 880 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: January 10, 2012
  • Argument Analysis

    Argument Analysis

    The two authors main points is surround around the question of “HOW much money do you need to be happy?” which leads to the idea that under indulging can lead to greater happiness for one's money. The authors use evidence conducted by a student who used chocolate as the

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    Essay Length: 402 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 5, 2017

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