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    My Philosophy of Life

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    Nowadays‚ in the XXIst century people are living life of the constant pursuit for money‚ successful career‚ what is making impression that only those values are important. Than they have to stop for a while and contemplate about their life goals‚ their life philosophy. This essay will present my philosophy of life. First of all‚ the most important thing for me is my family. According to my rules‚ they are always on the first place‚ and can count on me‚ just the same like I can count on them. I

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    into the study of philosophy‚ and I can honestly say that it has had a major impact on my belief system. Many of my views have been changed and my overall view on life is much different than it was five months ago. To me‚ the two most interesting works were the Tao and The Mind’s I. The Tao describes a really interesting way of life. Of all the philosophies we’ve read‚ it is the simplest and most beautiful. Instead of scanning for hidden meanings and analyzing all parts of life‚ Laozi just tells

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    The purpose of life is a life of purpose Throughout my life‚ I have persevered through much pain and misfortune; however‚ instead of using my experiences as reasons for a life of retribution and reparations‚ I used these tragedies as motivation to making other people’s lives better. Growing up I witnessed my grandmother assist anybody she saw struggling or needed help. During the 17 years she was a part of my life‚ I watched her nurse back to health approximately 300 foster children‚ because

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    Pangloss’s philosophy of life is that all is for the best in the “best of all possible worlds.” This optimistic philosophy actually is the key element of Voltaire’s satire. Pangloss’s philosophy is against the ideas of the Enlightenment period. Pangloss believes that a powerful God had created the world and that‚ therefore‚ the world must be perfect. When creatures of the world‚ see something as wrong or evil‚ it is because they do not understand the ultimate good that will come out of it. Voltaire

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    ability choose‚ i.e.‚ free will‚ and it is poor use of said free will that is responsible for human error‚ not God. In his later publication‚ Principles of Philosophy‚ he continues his vehement defense of God but includes a significant addition in that undermines this position. I will argue that although Meditations IV and Principles of Philosophy are mostly consistent‚ Descartes’ explicit statement that God willed and preordained all that is and can be renders the texts inconsistent. In order to explain

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    My Life

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    personal mission or vision statement.  We use this statement in this seminar to emphasize that your time at the UW begins with dreams and visions you hold for the life that is still ahead of you.  We ask you to write a mission statement that is reflective of who you are and what your sense of calling‚ purpose‚ vocation‚ or meaning of life.  Mission statements are helpful for many reasons‚ but primarily they are used as a tool to encourage you to consciously reflect on who you are and what you are doing

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    The Value to Life

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    The Value to Life; Society vs. Self     Today‚ our society assigns the value to human life based on which life is actually more appealing to them. In other words‚ society places a price tag on a man’s life. A person is judged by society on the value of their life based on certain factors and aspects that are irrelevant. People realize the true value to their lives when they are in encounter with situations that may take it away. And because the value of life is so precious‚ society should determine

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    John Grace Mrs. Monaco Life Skills 12/01/12 LSK 203 Midterm Exam 1. The way a person thinks or reasons determines his/her stage of moral development The 1998 film “Return to Paradise” corresponds with Kohlberg’s and Gilligan’s theories on moral development. The movie shows a struggle between multiple characters that are in search of doing the right thing. The three characters I chose to write about are Sheriff‚ Tony‚ and Beth. Sheriff and Tony are dealing with very similar moral dilemmas throughout

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    I. The Psychology and Philosophy of Education of Ayn Rand as presented in ‘The Comprachicos’ Ayn Rand writes mainly about the status quo and what and who is to be blamed for such circumstances. She talks of a miseducation so ingenious that when one reads about it one simply gets baffled as he is forced to look into his own experiences from the home‚ to the school‚ to the Church and in the province or in the city. One can expect to see various parallelisms with how he is brought up and

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    convicted for impiety to the gods and for corrupting the youth because he had taught the young adults to question‚ he was given the opportunity to propose his own penalty. He refused to give up his mission as the one calling Athens to the examined way of life. He refused to leave Athens‚ if the condition were to be that he had to give up teaching. He summed up his defense in the following way: If I say that I cannot hold my peace (by giving up my mission) because that would be to disobey the god

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