• Scientific Technology and Personhood: Evolving an African Philosophy of Man
    centre of the universe. Mbiti acknowledges this role thus: African people consider man to be the centre of the universe… He sees the universe in terms of himself, and endeavours to live in harmony with it. Even where there is no biological life in an object, African people attributes...
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  • Ang Kabataang Pilipino at and Makabagong Teknolohiya
    issues on humanity. It shows that many people right now are using dynamite for fishing because of poverty. 2. Are the ideas and meanings of the story basically portrayed or artistically implied? * The ideas and meanings of the story are basically portrayed because it shows the daily life of the...
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  • Frankenstein vs. Blade Runner
    dangers that can result from ruthless scientific creation, representing a 'Modern Prometheus' who went beyond the boundaries of humanity and challenged the role of God; 'It was the secrets of heaven and earth that I desired to learn'. Victor's realisation that his unreasonable ambition to create life...
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  • Into the Future
    with its environment, the result may not be a desirable one. This goes hand in hand with the evolution of the Morlocks as well, at first the Eloi had the good life but now the Time Traveler was in a time where “Ages ago, thousands of generations ago, man had thrust his brother out of the ease and...
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  • Bob Dylans Social Commentary
    his pieces to comment on life and humanity, sparking social reforms. Bob Dylan was born named Robert Zimmerman in Duluth, Minnesota on May 24, 1941. He grew up in a supportive, Jewish household, and began writing poems at the age of 10. When he was 14, he taught himself to play guitar, and played...
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  • Context/Characterization of Frankenstein & Blade Runner
    Electric Sleep?’ 1969 what separated man from machines? VN War: The moral issues it raised as soldiers were brutalised and desensitised after the killing. * Pessimistic view of future world explain by the dramatic changes the world was undergoing in the 80’s * Scott’s world is of a natural...
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  • Martin Luther
    from the truth because Luther believed, rather, that philosophy and reason had important roles to play in our lives and in the life of the community. Properly understood and used, philosophy and reason are a great aid to individuals and society. Improperly used, they become a great threat to...
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  • Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried: The Man Underneath the Helmet
    . Tim O達rien痴 The Things They Carried is a story about the soldier痴 humanity, and about how beneath the guns of war there is always the man - he shows us this through giving us symbols throughout the story. Early on in The Things They Carried, we are introduced to the young soldier, Lieutenant...
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  • Man's Relationship with Nature: Transcendentalism
    in ecstasy”(Emerson). To do this people must live simply and make the best of their life situations while not passing judgments on others. Nature’s role in helping man find peace and happiness is the key to living a fulfilled life in harmony with the universe. Transcendentalist such as Ralph Waldo...
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  • 12 Great Questions of Philosophy
    galaxies, billions of stars and planets) can humanity be alone? Would the Creator create the cosmos and populate it with only one intelligent species? 4. What determines the life and fate of each individual? Is wo/man a creator and mover of hir life, or does s/he live at the effect of forces over...
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  • Black Conciousness Movement
    ‘Black consciousness is an attitude of mind and a way of life...’ (Biko, 2004: 101). It is about black people being proud of and embracing their ‘blackness’. It is about the self-realization of the black man where he breaks free from the white man as his eternal supervisor and ‘all-knowing master...
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  • Destructive Religion
    their leader says as an absolute the problem begins, “The influence of a man has never yet grown great without his blind pupils”(Nietzsche, “Human, all too Human” s.122). A leader of a religious group has no one to check on their power, people can be convinced to do anything when they believe that...
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  • Benjamin Franklin
    , scientist, writer, inventor and a states man. After his death, he exemplified the true virtues of the American spirit. The contributions of this influential American changed the landscape of the countrie’s international, social, educational and political life. Benjamin Franklin was indeed an outstanding...
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  • Marpeck and Atonement
    question that he and a group of his followers would play an important role in both the life of the Swiss Brethren and as a leader amongst the South German Anabaptists. In his position as a mining magistrate, he was required by Archduke Ferdinand to expose miners in sympathy with the Anabaptist movement...
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  • The Tempest 3
    . She is naïve and unaware of life’s experiences, having been shielded from the rest of the world. Throughout her life, which began at age three on the island, to the time in which she met the only other human contact, Ferdinand, at age fifteen, she learned many things from her father about...
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  • Frankenstein Blade Runner Comparison
    nature” into a desire for revenge. Here, Shelley reflects Rousseau’s theory that we are born without sin but are tarnished by our surroundings. When the creature questions Victor “how dare you sport thus with life?” Shelley warns of the dangers of science and of mans desire to play the role of the...
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  • Ancient Aliens and Ancient Astronaut Theory
    journeys around the Earth in these flying objects, and even travels to the heavens. In support of the A.A.T., many theorists say that the sightings of U.F.O.’s throughout history are the actual “creators of humanity” who periodically, but in frequency, are returning to Earth to check up on their...
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  • Ethics
    certain ways, like it or not, to the benefit of all. Conventional natural law describes man as a being created to perform a role in a community ordered by God.The morality teaches the role to be played by humans. Modern natural law is based on the assertion that man has the right to determine...
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  • The Omega Man
    taking a experimental vaccine for the disease that wiped out humanity a few years before. Those who are left are infected and have bound together as “The Family”, inspired by the real life events of Charles Manson and his ‘Family’. Members of this group who are living with the effects of the...
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  • Eastern Religion Contemporary Issues
    in which these religions were born on (such as; enlightment, inner peace, non-violence, Karma, being one with the earth etc.) is astonishing to me and have such great meaning behind them. Through out our world’s history religion has played a major role on our humanities development. And within our...
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