• Ebola - the End of Humanity
    Ebola is the name of a group of viruses belonging to the genus Ebolavirus, family Filoviridae, and for the disease that these viruses cause, Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever. Ebola, and its close relative Marburg are unique in the microbiological world in that they are the only viruses that are long and stre...
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  • How Do Creon from "Antigone" by Sophocles and Bernarda from "House of Bernarda Alba" by Frederico Lorca Respond to Challenges to Their Power?
    Creon, the King of Thebes, and Bernarda, who is the head of her household are the most powerful characters in their plays. Both characters want to have complete control over everything and everyone around them; however both suffer losses as a result of their attitudes and use of power. The main diff...
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  • Animal Farm Essay - Humanity Behaviour
    Better or Worse? In George Orwell’s novel Animal Farm, the animals demonstrate several ways of how humanity behaves. The novel is an allegory with animals illustrating human behaviour during the Russian Revolution. Throughout this time, the main aspect of human behaviour in the novel is the a...
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  • The Attempt to Save Humanity
    The bible has been regarded as one of the most important pieces of literature since the time of man. Thus, it is no surprise that biblical allusions come to play in the works of various authors, including Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis and Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot. In both, the role of th...
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  • Humanity Today: a Call for Action
    A few days ago, I received an e-mail… That is not surprising, I receive tons of e-mail every day… But this e-mail made me ask myself a very important and yet difficult question… Should we be proud of being human? The news referred to a new kind of “sport” discovered in Norway and Canada,...
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  • Humanity
    The Nazis caused more destruction than just killing innocent Jews, they destroyed their peace, God, and humanity. Elie Wiesel's Night, illustrates that by telling his experience in the concentration camps. Elie begins to question his strong feelings for God. He is left only with is memory of havi...
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  • A Significant Concern for Humanity Is Its Relationship with the Natural World and Nature’s Influence on Human Behaviour and Human Interaction
    “A significant concern for humanity is its relationship with the natural world and nature’s influence on human behaviour and human interaction.” These are the guidelines in which the topic ‘in the wild’ fits. I have studied two texts that demonstrate the effects of ‘In The Wild’ very w...
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  • Fetal Humanity and Brain Function
    Baruch Brody begins his argument by making assumptions that a fetus, being a human being must acquire all the essential properties of a human being, such that the loss of any would lead to out of existence or death. Thus, the essential property of a human being is the property whereby the loss would...
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  • Essay on Humanity
    This is an essay discussing human love, corruption, evil and hatred, and its relation to human nature. This is my philosophy; it is the product of what I have learned from other people and through observation of the world around me.The key ideas I will be supporting in the following paragraphs is th...
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  • Sophocles Antigone: 441-442bc
    The period that Athens’ Sophocles lived in was a time of important changes to the traditional Greek ways of life. The most significant catalyst of change and concern of the period was democracy. From here stems ideas such as the nature, role and respect of and for the gods, and the individual. The...
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  • Antigone - Sophocles’ Play
    In Sophocles’ play Antigone one major theme is the danger of pride or stubbornness. Some characters become so involved with their goals that they forget of any other options and accept harsh penalties for their actions. In the cases of Antigone, Haemon and Creon the consequences of their actions...
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  • Mishima and Sophocles Have the Main Characters, Antigone and Ryuji, Contribute to Their Own Deaths in the Works “Antigone and “Th Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea”?
    In both “Antigone”, written by Sophocles, and “The Sailor Who Fell From Grace With The Sea”, written by Mishima, the main character dies at the end of the work. Interestingly though, both of the characters, Antigone and Ryuji, appear to contribute to their own deaths, as if choosing to die....
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  • Humanity: Look at Robinson Crusoe
    Humanity: A Look at Robinson Crusoe “Daniel Defoe achieved literary immortality when, in April 1719, he published Robinson Crusoe” (Stockton 2321). It dared to challenge the political, social, and economic status quo of his time. By depicting the utopian environment in which was created in the...
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  • Biofuels: a Crime Against Humanity?
    Managerial Economics Biofuels: A Crime Against Humanity? 22 June 2009 Word Count: 1515 Introduction Jean Ziegler, Special Reporter on the Right to Food from the United Nations criticised the production of biofuels as a ‘crime against humanity’. He reported that biofuel could have...
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  • Humanity as a Bridge
    The Future of Humanity  Nick Bostrom Future of Humanity Institute Faculty of Philosophy & James Martin 21st Century School Oxford University www.nickbostrom.com [Complete draft circulated (2007)] [Published in New Waves in Philosophy of Technology, eds. Jan-Kyrre Berg Olsen, Evan Selinger, & So...
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  • Humanity
    Page 1 “Humanity” All humans deserve a peaceful and gratifying life, where ever they may live and to whatever extent that they are accustom to. Of course not all humans live in an area in the world that allows for the kinds of comforts that we here in that United States of America are...
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  • Technology Controls Humanity
    Technology Controls Humanity In today’s society, anything is possible with the click of a button or the flick of a switch. These concepts are the result of a little something called technology. Technology is the use of electronically enhanced gadgets to “simplify” life. Humanity and techno...
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  • Why the Nuremberg Trials Did Not Set a Good Precident for Crimes Against Humanity
    “All human beings, whatever their cultural or historical background, suffer when they are intimidated, imprisoned or tortured… We must, therefore, insist on a global consensus, not only on the need to respect human rights worldwide, but also on the definition of these rights… for it is the inh...
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  • Technology as a Threat to Humanity.
    Moot: “Technology is a liberator, not merely an instrument of power or in any way a threat to humanity.” Views of Technology, Ian Barbour. In “Computers and Ethics in the Cyberage”, Hester, D. Micah and Ford, Paul J. Prentice Hall: 2001. Technology as a threat to Humanity. This claim of...
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  • Victor Frankenstein: Beacon of Humanity
    Victor Frankenstein: Beacon of Humanity The tale of Victor Frankenstein is one of disillusioned fascination. As a young boy Victor begins reading the works of ancient and outdated alchemists, putting him on a path of scientific exploration and search for forbidden knowledge: specifically the se...
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