Love in Relationships vs. Love for Oneself
In a day where loving yourself first is not only accepted but often expected, it is a stretch for the 20th (or 21st) century mind to see marriage as a necessity, as it was for Jane Austen and some of the greatest of her heroines. Marriage for money an
From the very beginning of human species, literature existed side by side. Human life, in the form of human passions, feelings, loves, sufferings, and human history existed in the literatures. Human legends started with the very stone age, recorded in
In Part One of this series we briefly examined modern and contemporary witchcraft, discussing some of the major beliefs of this syncretistic movement. The present article will further expound on witchcraft, and also critique it from a biblical, metaphysical, epistemological, and ethical basis.
The subject given for this paper was to "assess the alienation from liberalism found in modern and contemporary political theory." To be honest, I don't see a correlation with alienating liberalism and modern political thought through the time line of political theory in the 18th and19th century and
It is certain that being a member of the European Union (EU) is a very hot debate for Turkey since 1950s. According to some journalists, Turkey-EU relations remind you of a couple who live together without a legal marriage bond. Though, this process has evolved for the past fifty
1. War of the Spanish Succession- (1701-14), conflict that arose out of the disputed succession to the throne of Spain following the death of the childless Charles II, the last of the Spanish Habsburgs. The battles raged across Europe for eleven years. In an effort to regulate the impending successi
The 20th centaury is considered to be a money culture. Materialism, a devotion to making money and to having a good time are all products of a money making culture. All of technology is controlled by an interest in private profit (Dewey, p15). Sigmund Freud and John Dewy both see this day in age
Bushido: The Way of the Samurai
Garden City Park, NY
After reading this book it is my belief that it is important for Westerners to understand the seemingly strange concepts of Bushido, not only as a guide to events of the past, but as a primer for understanding the Ja
What is Realism? Realism is the movement toward representing reality as it actually is, in art. Realistic drama is an attempt to portray real life on stage, a movement away from the conventional melodramas and sentimental comedies of the 1700s. It is expressed in theatre through the use of symbol
Of Little Importance
In Alain DeBotton's article "The Shame of Failure" she writes that "Our sense of an appropriate limit to achievement and wealth is never decided independently." She continues to say that we ask others their thoughts on our lives and we are forever comparing ourselves to the s
Pearl S. Buck - A Modern Day Hero
A friend of mine gave me a copy of The Good Earth as a birthday gift. Until then, I had never heard of the literary masterpiece or the author, Pearl S. Buck. The story captivated me. I found myself engrossed in the story of the poor farmer Wang L
The Role of Family in Early Modern England
During the early modern period of England's history, the role of family played an important part in society. This was the same for both governed and governing classes.
The nuclear family (father, mother and children) as opposed to extended family was
Through rich imagery and a comic context Shakespeare uses characters to explore his ideas about love and marriage, using relationships to show the trials of love. In his play Shakespeare makes Beatrice and Benedick the critics of love and through them the modern audience is shown how Elizabethan soc
Community Policing Issues
Contemporary Police theory or Modern policing is focusing on crime and social disorder through the delivery of police services, which include aspects of traditional law enforcement, as well as prevention, problem-solving, community engagement, and partnerships.
Importance of Organic Foods
The definition of organic agriculture is farming with the use of synthetic chemicals. After World War II, larger and increasingly automated farms, known as "factory farms," put the synthetic fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides developed in the 1920s into widespread
Anomie, first developed by Emile Durkheim, is very evident in today's society. The concept of anomie, according to Durkheim, is a state of normlessness, where individuals are succumbed to deregulation in their lives and through out their society brought on by a social change. Robert K. Merton, fol
Religiosity in Modern America: Growing or Declining?
Religion is an incredibly broad and vague social issue all over the world. In fact, religion in the United States can be even more so. In America religion carries many dimensions from frequency of worship to role of faith in important life c
Importance of Learning and Training in an Organization
Humans are now holding the biggest and most powerful empire ever seen on earth. No other living thing or living system has survived and got stronger like humans did. I think humans achieved this because of two major reasons. One is that h
Philosophy has not paid sufficient attention to engineering. Nevertheless, engineering should not use this as an excuse to ignore philosophy. The argument here is that philosophy is important to engineering for at least three reasons. First, philosophy is necessary so that engineers may un
Mary Shelley and Frankenstein, the Modern Prometheus
" that man's desire to understand and control the world around him is conditioned by his inability to understand and control himself." (Shelley vii). History is replete with examples of self-appointed saviors of man who have felt that it was the