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  • Nature of Logic and Perception

    Nature of Logic and Perception

    According to the American Heritage dictionary, the definition of Logic is "the study of the principles of reasoning, especially of the structure of propositions as distinguished from their content and of method and validity in deductive reasoning". It also says that logic is "valid reasoning." I believe that logic and critical thinking are closely related in that logic is used in the process of thinking critically. Perception, as stated in the American Heritage dictionary, is

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    Essay Length: 392 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Mike
  • Free Will and the Existence of God

    Free Will and the Existence of God

    Within our society, it is usually assumed that we have free will. If you were to ask a random person on the street, they would most likely respond to the question, “Do you have free will or is there Fate” with the affirmation that they make their own decisions, because God gives us free will. Yet in the assumption of the fact that God gave us free will, there is a logical disconnect that most

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    Essay Length: 2,546 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Janna
  • Darwin’s Theory of Natural Selection

    Darwin’s Theory of Natural Selection

    Charles Darwin revolutionized biology when he introduced The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection in 1859. Although Wallace had also came upon this revelation shortly before Origins was published, Darwin had long been in development of this theory. Wallace amicably relinquished the idea to Darwin, allowing him to become the first pioneer of evolution. Darwin was not driven to publish his finding, which he’d been collecting for several years before Wallace struck

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    Essay Length: 2,060 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: July
  • Nietzsche : God Is Dead

    Nietzsche : God Is Dead

    The Question: State your understanding of the philosophy of F. Nietzsche. What does he mean by saying "God is Dead"? Nietzsche's philosophy is that of a radical view as it calls for the complete reevaluation of morals and blatantly attacks the Judeo-Christian tradition in modern society. He believed one should dare to become who they are. In order to ascertain one's full potential as a human being, the ethic system of which by society runs,

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    Essay Length: 805 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Yan
  • Black Elk's Cultural Displacement and His Relationship with Nature

    Black Elk's Cultural Displacement and His Relationship with Nature

    In Black Elk Speaks, John Neihardt depicts the tragedy of a culture that can no longer support its traditional ideals. In their own terms, the Sioux have lost the sacred hoop of their nation. But they did not lose it through a lack of faith or other internal weakness; they lost it, almost inevitably, to the forces of economic greed when white Americans expanded westward in search of more land and more goods. Their

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    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Monika
  • Natural Indicators

    Natural Indicators

    Will Godfrey Chemistry Miss. Morrison May 21, 2000 Natural Indicators Each year millions of tourists travel to the woods of New England, upstate New York, Wisconsin, and Canada to witness the appearance of brilliant autumn colors. Sugar maples, red oaks, sumac, birch and other trees and shrubs turn from green to bright red, orange, and yellow. The short, cool days of autumn bring an end to the production of chlorophyll (the green light-gathering pigment). As

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    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: July
  • God and Satan in Milton’s Paradise Lost

    God and Satan in Milton’s Paradise Lost

    In John Milton's Paradise Lost, he tells of Satan's banishment from Heaven. He and his brigade have plotted war against God and are now doomed to billow in the fiery pits of hell. Satan is a complex character with many meaningful qualities. The relationship between Satan's qualities and Hell's atmosphere tell the reader more about why they seem to go hand in hand. Without Satan's features and Hell's tormenting aspects, the place would not be

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    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Jon
  • A Loving God?

    A Loving God?

    Everyone always looks at the Bible as a loving book. It is considered God's Word. It helps us live a better life and serves as a guidebook showing us how to live on the right path. The characters in it are ones to be looked up to. Moses, Noah, Abraham, etc. were all righteous followers of God and set good examples for us even today. However, those who read deeper into the Bible will find

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    Essay Length: 1,191 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Kevin
  • The Belief

    The Belief

    The belief in God to some is obscured, and to others it is the only way to live. I really can’t understand how people can say that this world became out of a nothing, and that we are here for no certain purpose! I believe that in believers in Christ, we should stand out and spread the word of God! We are doing so in having Christian radio stations, bible studies, church cookouts, and gatherings

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    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Saint Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton: Compassion and Willingness to Love God

    Saint Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton: Compassion and Willingness to Love God

    Introduction: Saint Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton’s most important element in her life was teaching young girls. The writer will explain to you how and why Saint Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton is such a saintly figure not only in their life but in many other peoples lives as well. One will be more able to have a true sense of the many different obstacles that Saint Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton had to overcome to come to

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    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: regina
  • Nature of the Marketing Problem

    Nature of the Marketing Problem

    Nature of the Marketing Problem Starting from the 2005-2006 academic school year, every graduate of Kalamazoo Public Schools that has been in the school system for at least the four years of high school is being provided up to four years of full tuition at any public college or university in Michigan. The Kalamazoo Public Schools are interested in measuring whether or not this program has led to greater satisfaction of the public with the

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    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Yan
  • Nature of Government in Tudor Stuart England

    Nature of Government in Tudor Stuart England

    The nature of government in Tudor-Stuart England, 1558-1667, was such that there were 6 parts of which each had separate but interacting and interdependent roles. They were the Privy Council, the Crown or monarch, Court, Parliament, Local Government and Regional Government. These various parts had a hierarchy of power. The Central Government was the most powerful combination of parts, and the Crown was the most singular part. The Central Government was made up of the

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    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Artur
  • Nature or Nurture - the Determination of Human Behaviour

    Nature or Nurture - the Determination of Human Behaviour

    Nature or Nurture? The Determination of Human Behaviour The nature versus nurture debate has spanned over decades, and is becoming more heated in the recent years. Following the mapping of the human genome, scientists are pursuing the possibility of controlling human behaviour such as homicidal tendencies or insanity through the manipulation of genes. Is this possible for us to ensure that humans behave in certain ways under certain circumstances in future? This is highly doubtful,

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    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: regina
  • The Nature of Unhappiness in Candide

    The Nature of Unhappiness in Candide

    The Nature of Unhappiness in Candide Candide is well known for its critique of optimism by Voltaire. The title character, along with his companions, bears many hardships throughout the novel and philosophizes about the nature and necessity of good in the world. Whether there is truly any good in the world is debated between the characters, particularly between the very discouraged Martin and Candide, who carries with him the optimistic words of Dr. Pangloss, a

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    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Steve
  • The Existence of God

    The Existence of God

    In this paper I am going to discuss the existence of God. Some people believe that God does exist and others do not. Many people have written novels and articles about their belief of God. Cardinal Newman believes that there is a God and he is everlasting. Bertrand Russell, on the other hand, says that there is no first cause because if there was, God must also have something before him. Thomas Henry Huxley believes

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    Essay Length: 337 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Human-Nature

    Human-Nature

    The scenario in which Karen cuts and pastes a short paper off of the internet with in intent of handing in as her own work. Karen is feeling that she is so good at what she is doing and figures that nobody will ever find out. Karen attitude make her fall into the Human-Nature section of ethics because she is being egotistical. She believes she deserves an A even though she did not truly work

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    Essay Length: 408 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Fatih
  • God the Oldest Question

    God the Oldest Question

    This book written by author, William J. O’Malley asks the questions about God and the existence of God. O’Malley tries to show people why faith in a God is important and in this book he goes through atheism, science, and different world religions to make a case for the profound significance of God. He debates the belief and unbelief of if there really is a God and why it matters to decide what a person

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    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Mike
  • Covert War: Nature Vs. Culture in the Last of the Mohicans

    Covert War: Nature Vs. Culture in the Last of the Mohicans

    In James Fenimore Cooper’s The Last of the Mohicans, a superficial reading might depict the novel as the story of a battle between societies. Yet there is an underlying depiction of a far more vast conflict. From the beginning of the novel, the reader is guided by descriptions of the struggle between the two entities. Cooper writes, “there was no recess of the woods so dark, nor any secret place so lovely, that it

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    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Mike
  • Nature in one Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

    Nature in one Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

    Nature has always impacted the human condition. Sometimes lives are touched in subtle ways, and at other times, nature’s force is more pronounced. It can affect the total wellbeing of a person; mind, body, and soul. People, such as Ivan Denisovich who live in extreme climates know this all too well. In Alexander Solzhenitsyn’s One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, the cold is a symbol of the nature of people as a whole

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    Essay Length: 269 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Nature Vs. Nurture

    Nature Vs. Nurture

    Nature vs. Nurture The dubious history of the heredity environment controversy can be easily traced as far back as the start of the present century with at least some historical evidence placing the roots of this dispute in the time of John Locke. This controversy has continued despite continual reiteration that the critical question is not how much of a trait is due to heredity and how much is due to environment, but rather how

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    Submitted: November 25, 2009 By: Mike
  • Nature Vs. Nuture

    Nature Vs. Nuture

    Megan Creel Nature vs. Nurture Nature and nurture both play very important roles in a child’s development. In earlier days develop mentalists used more of an either or approach. That is where nature-nurture controversy stems from. The nature-nurture controversy is defined as, “the debate about the relative contributions of biological process and experimental factors to development (p.7).” Now a day develop mentalists look at both outside influences and inborn characteristics. I believe this is the

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Berkeley's and Hume's Philosophy About God

    Berkeley's and Hume's Philosophy About God

    Berkeley’s and Hume’s Philosophy about God When people think about empiricists, they usually discuss views of great philosophers such as George Berkeley and David Hume. Empiricists believe that all knowledge comes from the senses. Rationalists, on the other hand, believe that we can gain knowledge through the inspection of innate ideas. Although Berkeley and Hume are both empiricists, they still have different opinions about the existence of God. Berkeley’s philosophy uses God as the central

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    Essay Length: 1,511 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Top
  • Similarities and Differences Between the State of Nature and the State of War

    Similarities and Differences Between the State of Nature and the State of War

    The purpose for this paper is to discuss the similarities and differences between The State of Nature and The State of War. Locke describes the state of nature as one of equality; everyone in this state is exactly the same as everyone else. There is no one that is better than anyone else, no matter what. Ranks, social standings, and other stigmas don’t matter in this state. What matters is the fact that everyone is

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    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Jon
  • Transmission of Smallpox: Systemic Review of Natural Outbreaks in Europe & North America Since Wwii

    Transmission of Smallpox: Systemic Review of Natural Outbreaks in Europe & North America Since Wwii

    It is a deadly virus that can kill as many as 30% of the people it infects. As recently at 1967, an estimated 15 million people contracted the disease, with 2 million of those dying. What is this sickness? Smallpox, caused by the Variola virus, is a highly contagious disease that, if unprepared for, could cause mass devastation if used as a biological weapon. Its affects can range from small, raised pustules on the skin

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    Essay Length: 1,883 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Mike
  • Human Nature Essay

    Human Nature Essay

    Many philosophers have taken special interest in examining the condition of human beings outside of the influence of civilization. They have stripped this situation down into what they termed a “state of human nature”. However, from this point, the theorists’ views have separated into different perceptions of how the “basic” human being would behave and act prior to the development of society, state, and laws. Thomas Hobbes and John Locke have provided influential in-depth explanations

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    Essay Length: 2,473 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Wendy

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