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Jack Kerouac
Jack Kerouac
Jack Kerouac In Jack Kerouac's novels and poetry he is always searching for something to believe in, be it himself, God, or something else. Surprisingly, he manages to also simultaneously be constantly running away. Fear of responsibility and conformity is present in the majority of his works; this is the reason for his elusiveness, and the constant desire and search for a path far removed from the traditional ho-hum home-life leads him to Buddhism, which was then a novel concept in America. Ker
Nietzsche Morality
Nietzsche Morality
Nietzsche Morality “Nietzsche: morality; “How ought I to be?” Nietzsche abhorred all morality; he felt it is fodder for the mindless masses (the herd). It deadens and destroys the individual, condemns creativity, and gives man no credit to make choices. It assumes man can not know what to do, so it lays down pre-made decisions for him to mindlessly follow. It ignores the nature of human instinct and stifles the growth of mankind. Moralists and philosophers both sought an order for the universe a
Susan Bordo
Susan Bordo
Susan Bordo Susan Bordo works at the University of Kentucky as the Otis A. Singletary Chair of Humanities. She also is a philosopher who deals with many traditional aspects of philosophy such as Rene Descartes and Sigmund Freud. However, what sets Bordo apart from most other philosophers is her training of the study of “popular culture and representations of the body. She is a philosopher, that is, who writes not only about Plato but also about Madonna and O.J.” (Bordo 138). Much of Bordo’s work
Hemingways Man
Hemingways Man
Hemingways Man Hemingways exploration of Man in The Sun Also Rises Its really an awfully simple operation, Jig, the man said. Its not really an operation at all. Much of Hemingways body of work grows from issues of male morality. In his concise, Hills Like White Elephants, a couple discusses getting an abortion while waiting for a train in a Spanish rail station bar. Years before Roe v. Wade, before the issues of abortion rights, mothers rights, and unborn childrens rights splashed a
Comparison of piaget and freud
Comparison of piaget and freud
comparison of piaget and freud A Comparison of Piaget, Freud, and Erikson by Randy Hartenstine Psychology 1513-51 Extra Credit Paper April 8, 1999 Hartenstine 1 The field of psychology has grown to be respected as a science. Objectivity and the scientific method are both part of the psychologists mode of operation. However, even the greatest of psychologists can only theorize about what makes human beings act the way they do. Absolutes are not part of psychology. Everything is relative and op
Juvenile Delinquency
Juvenile Delinquency
Juvenile Delinquency There is no doubt that various experts can give us many theories as to the causes of juvenile delinquency, including ones economic background, substance abuse, delinquent peer groups, repeated exposure to violence, increased availability of firearms and media violence, however, I feel that the number one cause of juvenile delinquency is the breakdown of families, including lack of parental control over children. It is ironic in America, today, one must have a drivers licen
T.S. Eliot
T.S. Eliot
T.S. Eliot T.S. Eliot changed the face of poetry. He has been regarded as the most celebrated poet of his era. This Nobel Prize winning poet is credited with viewing the world as it appears, without making any optimistic judgements. Despite the ire of Mr. Eliot, it would be safe to regard him as a prophet of doom. His works reflected his frustration with mankind, and the seeming need to be released from this cold world. It was once said, "How unpleasant to meet Mr. Eliot." (Time 1) His rather cy
Teen Sexuality
Teen Sexuality
Teen Sexuality In our constantly developing society, it is not surprising to note that adolescents' sexual attitudes and behaviours have greatly changed within the past two decades. Darling, Kallen & VanDusen, (1984) in their study of college students found a major increase in the number of young people reporting to have had sexual intercourse. They also found that college age females, who were once thought to be less sexually active than college age males, were now just as sexually active. In C
Sun Also Rises By Hemingway
Sun Also Rises By Hemingway
Sun Also Rises By Hemingway Madam Adam: Hemingway’s exploration of Man in The Sun Also Rises ‘It’s really an awfully simple operation, Jig,’ the man said. ‘It’s not really an operation at all.’ Much of Hemingway’s body of work grows from issues of male morality. In his concise, “Hills Like White Elephants,” a couple discusses getting an abortion while waiting for a train in a Spanish rail station bar. Years before Roe v. Wade, before the issues of abortion rights, mothers’ rights, and unborn chi
Death And Maiden
Death And Maiden
Death And Maiden The Polanski film Death and the Maiden is a wonderful and intelligent interpretation of Ariel Dorfman’s human rights problem play. Polanski has produced, in this film, an exceptional piece of direction, in which his own personal, emotional input is evident. The main theme of the play is an extremely personal one for both playwright (and scriptwriter) and director. Both Dorfman and Polanski have had to face and flee the horrors of dictatorship and human rights violations: Dorfman
The Narcissist�s Mother
The Narcissist�s Mother
The Narcissist�s Mother Sam Vaknin's Psychology, Philosophy, Economics and Foreign Affairs Web SitesA. The Loved Enemies - an Introduction An oft-overlooked fact is that the child is not sure that it exists. It avidly absorbs cues from its human environment. �Am I present?�, �Am I separate?�, �Can I be noticed?� � these are the questions that compete in his mind with his need to merge, to become a part of his caregivers. Granted, the infant (ages 0 to 2) does not engage in a verb
Rape Trauma Syndrome
Rape Trauma Syndrome
Rape Trauma Syndrome Dictionaries most commonly define rape as a sexual act committed by force especially on a woman. (The American Heritage College Dictionary. 1997 pg. 740) Until a few years ago it was limited to penial penetration of the vagina. Penal Code 261 defines rape as an act of sexual intercourse accomplished with a person not the spouse of the perpetrator without the lawful consent. (Roberson, 1998, p. 188) Penal Code 263 goes on to say that the fundamental wrong at which the law of
THE ART OF BODY PIERCING
THE ART OF BODY PIERCING
THE ART OF BODY PIERCING There are multiple body art forms in the world today. The art of body piercing has a colorful history that spans many centuries. (History) As a relatively new trend all over the world it represents a new area of interest. Though body piercing is controversial these days, the opinions are divided. The opposition states that rebellion insights body piercing while the practicians say that it brings personal fulfilment. Supporters sustain that body piercing should be viewed
Animal Cruelty
Animal Cruelty
Animal Cruelty Animal Cruelty The topic of animal cruelty is one of great importance to the wold today. Why we humans have the right reserved to treat animals as lesser individuals is beyond me. Animals are fulfilling their part in the ecosystems and communities of the earth, and to the best extent that they are able. For example, a spider is being the best possible spider that it can be, spinning webs and working diligently at what it knows best, not bothering any creatures of the earth beside
Jumping Mouse
Jumping Mouse
Jumping Mouse Jumping Mouse Jumping Mouse The story of Jumping Mouse may seem simple at first. But it is far more than just a story about a small rodent. There are so many underlying themes that reflect society, faith, generosity, personal growth, and many other aspects of a person�s daily life. The story starts out with a seemingly simple mouse, who hears what others do not. He dares to question what is out of the ordinary, and seeks out the truth instead of dismissing it as nothing. He shows
Dracula
Dracula
Dracula 1.) There are many ways that Bram Stoker’s Dracula can be considered Anti-Christian by showing of Anti-Christian values and perversions of the Christian religion. In chapter one as Jonathan Harker is traveling to Castle Dracula he is met by several people. When he meets these people and tells them where he is going they cross themselves along with doing several other superstiscious actions. One of the women he meets gives him a crucifix to protect him on his journey. This crucifix protec
In 'Wild Swans' a girl on a train, fondled by a mi
In 'Wild Swans' a girl on a train, fondled by a mi
In "Wild Swans" a girl on a train, fondled by a minister, feels disgusted but also hugely curious. Munro describes - as I've never seen anyone else do - how people put erotic memories, not always pleasant ones, to use over and over in their lives. 1. This paper reports that Rose is sitting on a train ride during which a self-described minister gropes her throughout the ride. She cannot take a stand against him, because she knows that the abuse is hidden and that her outcry will be deafened by an
He is peeping through a small hole, from which a l
He is peeping through a small hole, from which a l
He is peeping through a small hole, from which a light comes out and shows his expression. Is it an expression of pleasure? No, it looks like pain he feels. But his eyes are looking so lusty in desire, he is masturbating. I have never seen an expression like this, he is both taking sexual pleasure and feeling a deep pain, plus he seems to be afraid of a mother who might catch him masturbating; he is in such a hurry. But that's ridiculous, he is a grown up, why would a man be afraid of his mother
Many believe Freud to be the father of modern psyc
Many believe Freud to be the father of modern psyc
Many believe Freud to be the father of modern psychiatry and psychology and the only psychiatrist of any worth. He is certainly the most well known figure, perhaps because sex played such a prominent role in his system. There are other psychologists, however, whose theories demand respectful consideration. Erik Erickson, born Eric Homburger, whose theories while not as titillating as Freud's, are just as sound. This paper will compare the two great men and their systems. In addition, this paper
Boal, Augusto- Notes
Boal, Augusto- Notes
Boal, Augusto- Notes Brazilian Augusto Boal was raised in Rio de Janeiro. He was formally trained in chemical engineering and attended Columbia University in the late 1940\'s and early 1950\'s. Although his interest and participation in theatre began at an early age, it was just after he finished his doctorate at Columbia that he was asked to return to Brazil to work with the Arena Theatre in São Paulo. His work at the Arena Theatre led to his experimentation with new forms of theatre that would
Brave New World: Huxley Predicted Many Events of t
Brave New World: Huxley Predicted Many Events of t
Brave New World: Huxley Predicted Many Events of the Future Aldous Huxley wrote Brave New World out of fear of society's apparent lack of morals and corrupt behaviour during the roaring twenties. Huxley believed that the future was doomed to a non-individualistic, conformist society, a society void of the family unit, religion and human emotions. Throughout the novel, Huxley predicts many events for the future, most of which concentrate on a morally corrupt society. The most important of these p
Jospeh Andrews
Jospeh Andrews
Jospeh Andrews Joseph Andrews Joseph Andrews is a novel written in the middle eighteenth century by Henry Fielding. In this novel, Fielding talks of human nature and of the need for control of sexuality. He does not just come right out and say it, but instead expresses his concern through examples of the constant sexual advances through the entire novel, Mr. Wilson’s experiences, and the little self control people have in containing themselves properly. The most obvious example of the advances o
Adultery in the Seventeenth Century
Adultery in the Seventeenth Century
Adultery in the Seventeenth Century Throughout the history of civilization, most adult humans have found that pairing off is the best way to start and raise a family. Every culture has its own way of treating these pairings – from lifelong partnerships to a promise of just a few years. Some have been made for love and some for money. In some relationships, both partners are expected to remain faithful, in others only one is allowed to stray, and sometimes both members are given a free rein. A lo
Brave New World3
Brave New World3
Brave New World3 Aldous Huxley wrote Brave New World out of fear of society\'s apparent lack of morals and corrupt behaviour during the roaring twenties. Huxley believed that the future was doomed to a non-individualistic, conformist society, a society void of the family unit, religion and human emotions. Throughout the novel, Huxley predicts many events for the future, most of which concentrate on a morally corrupt society. The most important of these predictions include: greater sexual freedom
Erectile Dysfunctions
Erectile Dysfunctions
Erectile Dysfunctions ERECTILE DYSFUNCTIONS Erection problems are estimated to effect more than ten million American men. At some point in a males life, they are likely to have this problem, ranging from maybe one or two times, or as severe as impotence. Studies have shown that men 18-24 have a low percentage of erectional difficulties, but there is a high percentage of men 51-60 that have this problem. Yet age is not the only factor for this problem. Many factors contribute to erectile dysfunct
Icelandic Marrige Customs
Icelandic Marrige Customs
Icelandic Marrige Customs My father is originally from Iceland. He was born and raised in Iceland, and all of our relatives on his side of the family still live in Iceland. The current traditions for an Icelandic wedding ceremony follow the traditions of the Lutheran church, which is the religion of about 98% of the population in Iceland. While the Lutheran practice is also beautiful, I found the historical marriage customs to be much more interesting to study than a common Christian wedding. Hi
Seneca Falls
Seneca Falls
Seneca Falls Title: The road from SENECA FALLS. (cover story) Source: New Republic, 08/10/98, Vol. 219 Issue 6, p26, 12p, 3bw Author(s): Stansell, Christine Abstract: Reviews several books related to women\'s suffrage and feminism. ‘The Selected Papers of Elizabeth Cady STANTON and Susan B. Anthony, Volume One: In the School of Anti-Slavery, 1840-1866,\' edited by Ann D. Gordon; ‘Harriet STANTON Blatch and the Winning of Woman Suffrage,\' by Ellen Carol DuBois; ‘Woman Suffrage and the Orig
Aldous Huxley
Aldous Huxley
Aldous Huxley When Aldous Huxley wrote Brave New World in 1931, nobody imagined that his fairytale story would someday be a reality. It is almost scary to see how accurate Huxley\'s far-fetched fantasies came to be. When Huxley wrote about the conformity, drug use and sex and technology of the society, he was almost pinpoint exact to predicting today\'s societies. Unfortunately, all of these things haven\'t exactly changed our society today for the better. It is amazing to see how accurately Ald
AIDS In Africa
AIDS In Africa
AIDS In Africa AIDS: Africa\'s National Disaster Spreading rampant throughout the African continent, AIDS is killing any and all who cross its path. "As the death toll from AIDS recedes in America, Africa is reeling from an epidemic of Biblical proportions. South of the Sahara, AIDS is worse than anywhere else in the world, and this catastrophe is transforming the continent forever" (Schoofs part 5). Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, better known as AIDS "is a virus that weakens the immune sy
The crying game
The crying game
The crying game ¡§Texts both inform us of the social identities available to us, and problematize them; both police our social selves and subvert them.¡¨ Both texts, The Crying Game by Neil Jordan and Loaded by Christos Tsiolkas, use characters within the discourse to project social identities that have been problematized due to social constraints. Throughout this essay, I will focus on sexuality, as this type of social identity has been depicted as a central theme in both texts. The characters
Eating Disorders
Eating Disorders
Eating Disorders Eating Disorders An eating disorder is a way of using food to work out emotional problems. These illnesses develop because of emotional and/or psychological problems. Eating disorders are the way some people deal with stress. In today’s society, teenagers are pressured into thinking that bring thin is the same thing as being happy. Chemical balances in the brain that may also result in depression, obsessive compulsive disorders, and bi-polar disorders may also cause some eating
Circumcision To Be Or Not To Be
Circumcision To Be Or Not To Be
Circumcision To Be Or Not To Be To be or not To Be? "Push! Push, I can see it crowning. Don\'t stop keep pushing." The doctor says in a deep but calming voice. "I can see it, I can see it! Here it comes!" says John with tears of excitement in his eyes, as he looks at his beautiful wife Nechelle, who is about to give birth to their first child, will it be a boy or a girl he wonders. "I see its head, one more push here it comes Oh my god it\'s here, it\'s a boy Yes it\'s a boy! We will name him Jo
Remains of the day as a postmodern novel
Remains of the day as a postmodern novel
Remains of the day as a postmodern novel Postmodern literature has its many spokesmen. Many would agree that Kazuo Ishiguro is not the most typical representative of this somewhat anarchistic literary and social movement, but he is certainly one of its most subtle and valuable artists. He uses the principles of post modernistic writing in a very meaningful way, and only after a thorough analysis can one fully appreciate all carefully constructed and presented elements trough which he successfull
Gay literature
Gay literature
gay literature While sexual difference may not exist between lesbians all other forms of difference do. These include differences of identity: race, class origins, employment status, age, religion, physical abilities - and while we may struggle against these differences within our individual ‘spaces’ they have a material and institutional reality that cannot be wished away What, to you, seems important about the terms gay and lesbian in literature? In the face of a homophobic society we need cre
Marry me
Marry me
Marry me Marry me! Gay and lesbian unions have been for a long time a subject that no one liked to discuss. For the last few decades, gays and lesbians have come out and expressed their sexuality preferences. Many believe that same sex marriage should not be legalized because it\'s against the moral. It\'s against the definition of marriage, which is considered as the union of a man and a woman as a husband and wife. Same sex marriage should be legalized because the way society views the union o
Beauty
Beauty
Beauty Beauty Summary of The Biology of Beauty Many articles are written by modern psychologists and psychoanalysts that stress the importance of beauty in human and animal breeding as well as survival. One such article The Biology of Beauty suggests this importance and backs it up with many facts and figures as well as surveys on normal people. The article states many theories and hypotheses and also tries to explain why beauty plays such an important role in sexuality and power. What is beauty
Sigmund Freud
Sigmund Freud
Sigmund Freud Sigmund Freud was born on May 6, 1856, in the small Moravian town of Freiberg. His father was a merchant, and his mother was his father\'s third wife. Freud and his family moved to the city of Vienna when he was almost four. This was the initial stage of the Hapsburg empire\'s liberal era. A lot of religious restrictions and unfair taxes targeted on the Jewish community were repealed. This created a feeling hope that affected the new generation of Jews, including Freud. Freud was a
Love
Love
love Love (l v) n. deep, tender, ineffable feeling of affection and solicitude toward a person, such as that arising from kinship, recognition of attractive qualities, or a sense of underlying oneness. A feeling of intense desire and attraction toward a person with whom one is disposed to make a pair; the emotion of sex and romance. (Webster\'s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc). There are many different definitions of love. To each person it is different, but most agree it
Sigmund Freud
Sigmund Freud
Sigmund Freud Freud didn\'t exactly invent the idea of the conscious versus unconscious mind, but he certainly was responsible for making it popular. The conscious mind is what you are aware of at any particular moment, your present perceptions, memories, thoughts, fantasies, feelings, etc. Working closely with the conscious mind is what Freud called the preconscious, what we might today call available memory: anything that can easily be made conscious, the memories you are not at the moment thi
Birth Control Education
Birth Control Education
Birth Control Education Birth Control Education The issue of birth control being taught and/or distributed in public schools is one worth debating. In biology and health classes students are educated in reproduction and sexuality, but not about such birth control methods such as condoms and birth control pills. While parents may touch briefly on the topic, some feel too embarrassed to discuss it with their children or deem it unnecessary. This is a very bad course of action because the world is
Same Sex Marriages--Call-To-Act Speech
Same Sex Marriages--Call-To-Act Speech
Same Sex Marriages--Call-To-Act Speech Imagine you have fallen in love with the person of your dreams, and the two of you have discussed it and have decided to get married. Now imagine that the person you wish to marry is of a different race. It wouldn\'t be a big deal, right? Well, if this situation had occurred about 50 years ago, it would have been a huge deal. Just a generation ago, many states banned mixed marriages. Seems absurd, doesn\'t it? Discriminating against an individual like that
Abortion is not bad
Abortion is not bad
Abortion is not bad Abortion is not bad, rather it is your logic and argumentation that is lacking in ability and understanding. First, you argue that the presence of a beating heart alone necessarily qualifies a fetus as being a living human being that is entitles to a right to life. While on its face this argument may initially appear compelling, it is profoundly lacking in scientific substantiation. A fetus during the first trimester of development may have a small impulse that resembles a he
How America should react to homosexuals
How America should react to homosexuals
How America should react to homosexuals How America should react to homosexuals Many experts agree that homosexuality has existed as long as human beings themselves, although the attitude towards them has undergone dramatic changes in some countries. Accepted by many societies during Greek and Roman era, most of the time homosexuals were considered to be sinners against nature and even criminals. In Medieval and modern periods homosexuals were prosecuted. Enlightenment brought some liberation, s
Feminist Spirituality and Goddess Religion in the
Feminist Spirituality and Goddess Religion in the
Feminist Spirituality and Goddess Religion in the United States Thousands of years ago, the Goddess was viewed as an autonomous entity worthy of respect from men and women alike. Because of societal changes caused by Eastern influence, a patriarchical system conquered all aspects of life including religion. Today, the loss of a strong female presence in Judeo-Christian beliefs has prompted believers to look to other sources that celebrate the role of women. Goddess religion and feminist spiritua
Sexuality In The Twentieth Century
Sexuality In The Twentieth Century
Sexuality In The Twentieth Century James A. Dobbs 11/24/00 5. Sexuality in the Twentieth Century Humanity is a long drawn out historical process. Somebody once said only that which is without history can be defined. Sexuality is a substantial example of this. In his lecture, Professor Simon argued that sexuality in the twentieth century has been changeable. He draws many points about the variable of sexuality, and how it changes with through the years. The Professor also lectures about how gener
Persuasive Essay Gay and Lesbi
Persuasive Essay Gay and Lesbi
Persuasive Essay Gay and Lesbi Persuasive Essay - Gay and Lesbian Rights "If anyone says, \'I love God,\' yet hates his brother, he is a liar. For anyone who does not love his brother, whom he has seen cannot love God, whom he has not seen," John 4:20. So, why do heterosexual people hate homosexuals? They are ordinary people with a different lifestyle who would simply like to be treated with respect. Many organized religions believe that a \'gay\' lifestyle is wrong. But, if someone is born prod
Sexual
Sexual
sexual Over the years, many people have believed that the issue of sexual harassment should not be discussed in public. Sexual harassment was to be discussed behind closed doors. In spite of this, the social and political systems have changed instantaneously. This social problem has affected men and women throughout time, however, it seems that the women of our society more closely look at this issue. This social topic has encouraged women to establish organizations in order to help them discuss
Sex In Advertising
Sex In Advertising
Sex In Advertising Sex In Advertising Introduction Sex in advertising has been the theme of much 20th Century American Advertising. It seems like all we see these days are advertisements which use the human body and sexuality to sell all kinds of products from food and cars to colognes and exercise equipment. It is virtually impossible to tune into any type of media they days and not encounter some type of an ad which uses sexuality to sell it\'s product. Most of the time sexuality and the use o
Shakespearean Comedy
Shakespearean Comedy
Shakespearean Comedy Shakespeare wrote many plays during his lifetime. Some of his plays have similar comedic characteristics and then other plays are the exact opposite of comedy. Shakespeare wrote tragedies, romance, history, comedy and problem plays all with great success. During the performance of these plays there was no scenery so great time was taken when developing the characters and the plot so the plays would be entertaining. A Midsummers Night\'s Dream and Much Ado About Nothing are j
The Successful Hero on a Path to Failure
The Successful Hero on a Path to Failure
The Successful Hero on a Path to Failure The Successful Hero on a Path to Failure What is a hero? Is a hero is a great individual with powers or qualities that separate him from the rest of the society or world for that matter. In a sense, perhaps, I think a hero can be much more than just having these particular qualities. In my opinion, a hero is someone that also commands great respect. There must also have been a great event or deed for someone to be deemed a hero. In the heroic tale of Gilg