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None Provided24 Imagine living in a world without mothers and fathers, "A Brave New World" full of faceless human clones. This is the society Huxley portrays in his book. Huxley describes a futuristic society that has an alarming effect of dehumanization. This occurs through the absence of spirituality and family, the obsession with physical pleasure, and the misuse of technology. In this world, each person is raised in a test tube rather than a mother\'s womb, and the government controls every
Religions Spread Through Conquest
Religions Spread Through Conquest
Religions Spread Through Conquest When studying history, both in a professional and academic sense, we try to make connections between civilizations and time periods. Historians have attempted to discover universal constants of human nature, a bond that forms from continent to continent, human being to human being. Is there a constant quality that all peoples posses, and is reflected in all civilizations? Indeed, it is extremely difficult to make generalizations about centuries of modern history
Chocha
Chocha
chocha It was in 1886 that the German pharmacologist, Louis Lewin, published the first systematic study of the cactus, to which his own name was subsequently given. Anhalonium lewinii was new to science. To primitive religion and the Indians of Mexico and the American Southwest it was a friend of immemorially long standing. Indeed, it was much more than a friend. In the words of one of the early Spanish visitors to the New World, "they eat a root which they call peyote, and which they venerate a
Faustus
Faustus
Faustus "Out of ancient myth of the magician who sells his soul to the Devil for occult powers, Marlowe has fashioned a veritable fable of Renaissance man" (Source 5 113). The goal of any true renaissance man is to improve himself. This goal may border on heresy, as it leads to a man trying to occupy the same position as God. Lucifer commits this same basic sin to cause his own fall. To Doctor Faustus, this idea of sin is of no concern at the beginning of Christopher Marlowe\'s Doctor Faustus. F
Methods Of Prolonging Life
Methods Of Prolonging Life
Methods Of Prolonging Life In Pursuit of Forever Although it is certainly an important operative factor, the commonly-interpreted explanation of aging and death, a sort of simple degeneration of the body’s mechanical and chemical systems through time and usage, does not apply very well to the truth. The human body replaces every constituent atom naturally every seven years. Unlike machines, our bodies are in a constant state of self-repair and regulation, and it is the breakdown of the systems t
The world of Tolstoy's Anna Karenina is a world ru
The world of Tolstoy's Anna Karenina is a world ru
The world of Tolstoy's Anna Karenina is a world ruled by chance. From the very opening chapters, where a watchman is accidentally run over by a train at Moscow's Petersburg station, to the final, climactic scenes of arbitrary destruction when Levin searches for Kitty in a forest beset by lightning, characters are brought together and forced into action against their will by coincidence and, sometimes, misfortune. That Anna and Vronsky ever meet and begin the fateful affair that becomes the cente
Gender Issues in Sophocles' Antigone Antigone essa
Gender Issues in Sophocles' Antigone Antigone essa
Gender Issues in Sophocles' Antigone Antigone essays Gender Issues in Antigone One of the most devastating problems for the Classical Greeks was the women's issue.� Women in Classical Greece were not citizens, held no property, and indeed were not even allowed out of the house except under guard.� Their status differed from that of the slaves of Greece only in name.� This alone, however was not a problem -- the problem was that the Greeks knew, in their hearts, that this was wrong.� Inde
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PART ONE CONTENTS --------------------3
PART ONE CONTENTS --------------------3 SELFREALISATION AND DIRECTION FOR THE ADOLESCENT PART TWO CONTENTS ---------------------59 MANIFESTATIONS OF AWARENESS PART THREE CONTENTS -----------------104 PHILOSOPHICAL CONTENTS PART ONE. BOLD = MAIN TITLES. REGULAR = SUB TITLES. ----------------------------------------------------------------PAGE FORWARD -----------------------------------------------------4 INTELLECTUALITY -----------------------------------------8 DEDICATION -----------------------
Amory Blaine's 'Mirrors' in Fitzgerald's This Side of Paradise
Amory Blaine's 'Mirrors' in Fitzgerald's This Side of Paradise
Amory Blaine's "Mirrors" in Fitzgerald's This Side of Paradise Amory Blaine's "Mirrors" in Fitzgerald's This Side of Paradise In F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel This Side of Paradise, Amory Blaine searches for his identity by "mirroring" people he admires. However, these "mirrors" actually block him from finding his true self. He falls in love with women whose personalities intrigue him; he mimics the actions of men he looks up to. Eleanor Savage and Burne Holiday serve as prime examples of this. Un
Buddha's Four Noble Truths
Buddha's Four Noble Truths
Buddha's Four Noble Truths The Buddha's Four Noble Truths: A Logical Basis for Philosophy The Buddha Shakyamuni was born in the 6th century BCE in the area presently known as Nepal. During his 80 year lifetime, he systematically developed a pragmatic, empirically based philosophy which he claimed would lead its followers towards an enlightened existence. Buddhism is commonly called a religion; however, it differs from the usual definition of a religion in that it has no deities, does not promote
Religions
Religions
Religions When studying history, both in a professional and academic sense, we try to make connections between civilizations and time periods. Historians have attempted to discover universal constants of human nature, a bond that forms from continent to continent, human being to human being. Is there a constant quality that all peoples posses, and is reflected in all civilizations? Indeed, it is extremely difficult to make generalizations about centuries of modern history. To say that something
Hinduism vs Buddhism
Hinduism vs Buddhism
Hinduism vs Buddhism Student: Iyasu Ghirmai Teacher: Pernilla Boner Contents 2 Concept of god 3 Buddhism 3 Buddhist gods 3 The Buddhist perception of a divine entity 3 From enlightened to a Supreme Being 4 Hinduism 4 Brahman 4 Brahman 5 Vishnu 5 Shiva 6 The concept of God 6 Conclusion 7 Moksha - Nirvana 9 Buddhism 9 Eightfold path 9 Karma 10 Hinduism 11 Conclusion 12 Holy Men 13 Buddha 13 Jesus 13 Mohammed 14 Conclusion 15 Sources 16 The concept of God It is first of all necessary to establish w
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
THE INFLUENCE OF THE PSYCHEDELIC MOVEMENT ON THE R
THE INFLUENCE OF THE PSYCHEDELIC MOVEMENT ON THE R
THE INFLUENCE OF THE PSYCHEDELIC MOVEMENT ON THE RISE OF BUDDHISM IN THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE THE INFLUENCE OF THE PSYCHEDELIC MOVEMENT ON THE RISE OF BUDDHISM IN THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE by Jacob Curtis A study submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Asian Religions course Warren Wilson College 2003 In an attempt to synthesize my own personal academic area of interest, that is: the history of the psychedelic movement in twentieth century America, with the content of the Asian
The Afro-American Critical Thought of Cornel West
The Afro-American Critical Thought of Cornel West
The Afro-American Critical Thought of Cornel West as Critical Theory Introduction In his discussion of Wittgenstein, James C. Edwards writes that there is no such thing as a formula that applies itself, one whose intrinsic meaning is independent of a conventional, public practice (AL 163). The similar point can be made, and probably with less risk of controversy, that the significance of a theory will never be independent of the way people interpret that theory and respond to it. This paper eval
The Progression of Christianity. From the Apostoli
The Progression of Christianity. From the Apostoli
The Progression of Christianity. From the Apostolic era - the Lutheran Reformation The Church was undoubtedly the greatest influence in medieval life, affecting not only the religious and moral codes of the period, but also the political and social climate, which in turn allowed the Church to flourish. The Christianity of the Middle Ages is a highly debated topic. Was it merely "a pragmatic religion, a matter of sensible insurance against the inevitability of death, fear of Hell and the penaltie
Television And Race
Television And Race
Television And Race Race Televised: America\'s BabysitterAt some point in the course of human events, America decided that the television was their Dali Lama, their cultural and spiritual leader. Overlooking its obvious entertainment based purpose, Americans have let the television baby-sit and rear their children. I do not recall a manifesto from the television industry, but society put television in a role it does not have authority in. The only thing television set out to do was provide the p
Jewish Perceptions of Jesus Christ
Jewish Perceptions of Jesus Christ
Jewish Perceptions of Jesus Christ Jewish Perceptions of Jesus Christ Christianity and Judaism are major world religions which, though they worship the same God, have marked differences which have caused two thousand years of strife and animosity between the two religions. In his book We Jews and Jesus, Samuel Sandmel likens the link between Judaism and Christianity to a type of parent-child relationship, saying, "Early Christianity was a Judaism; within a century after the death of Jesus it was
Quotes
Quotes
quotes The world is a puzzle and we\'re two pieces that fit perfectly together. Within you, I lose myself, without you, I find myself, searching to be lost again Love is like an hourglass with the heart filling up as the brain empties Immature love says: I love you because I need you. Mature love says: I need you because I love you. I don\'t need to be wanted, I want to be needed. Love is when you\'ve ran out of excuses for hating someone. When a young man complains that a young woman has no hea
O Jerusalem, Jerusalem
O Jerusalem, Jerusalem
O Jerusalem, Jerusalem O JERUSALEM, JERUSALEM 37 O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the one who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her! How often I wanted to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, but you were not willing! 38 See! Your house is left to you desolate; 39 for I say to you, you shall see Me no more till you say, \'Blessed is He who comes in the name of the LORD!\' (Matthew23:37-39) Jerusalem in the Scriptures is symbolic of the Church in ge
A Fooled Nation
A Fooled Nation
A Fooled Nation With a lock of hair falling over his forehead and a square little mustache on his often, somber face, Adolf Hitler seemed a comical figure when he first entered into politics. He was a public speaker who ranted and raved till his voice was hoarse and sweat dripped from his brow. Hitler was an evil genius. With the help of fanatic disciples and gullible masses, he profoundly changed Germany and the political face of Europe. He unleashed the most terrible war in history and unprece
Scarlet Letter Summaries
Scarlet Letter Summaries
Scarlet Letter Summaries Chapter Summaries Chapter 1 This chapter briefly introduces seventeenth-century Boston, where a group of Puritans stand in front of a somber prison or a black flower of civilized society, which seems older that its age. The area around the prison is gray and gloomy. Decay and ugliness are apparent in the author\'s descriptions, the only exception is a lovely wild rosebush, whose origin is uncertain, blooming by the prison door. Chapter 2 The chapter opens as the Puritans
Hinduism
Hinduism
Hinduism Hinduism was founded sometime between 1500 and 500 CE in the are of the Indus valley civilization. There is no individual founder and no names given to say who developed it. They are many gods in the religion of Hinduism. Many Hindu followers believe that one of the gods is the true god, this creates a division in Hinduism, Vaishnavaism and Shivaism. People who follow Vaishnavaism believe that Vishnu is the one true god and people who follow Shivasim believe that Shiva is the one true g
John Coltrane
John Coltrane
John Coltrane "I\'ve got to keep experimenting. I feel that I\'m just beginning. I have part of what I\'m looking for in my grasp, but not all. John Coltrane This phrase, from the liner notes of "My Favorite Things" clearly defines Coltrane\'s life and his search for the incorporation of his spirituality with his music. John Coltrane was not only an essential contributor to jazz, but also music itself. John Coltrane died thirty-two years ago, on July 17, 1967, at the age of forty. In the years s
Bible About Muhammad
Bible About Muhammad
Bible About Muhammad Say: 'Do you see whether this message be from Allah (God Almighty), and yet you reject it, and a witness from among the Children of Israel bore witness of one like him.' (the Holy Quran 46:10) Mr. Chairman, Ladies and Gentlemen, The subject of this evening's talk - What the Bible says about Muhammad will no doubt come as a surprise to many of you because the speaker is a Muslim. How does it come about that a Muslim happens to be expounding prophecies from the Jewish and Chri
Anticatholic movement
Anticatholic movement
anticatholic movement Prejudice, as a word and not a particular viewpoint, comes from two Latin words: pre meaning "before", and judicium meaning "judgment". It would be a fair conclusion to say that anti-Catholicism is the action of making a judgment before knowing the facts, but in modern times, this has been taken to the extreme. The popularity of anti-Catholicism comes from the conclusion made by others without taking the initial steps to find out the facts personally. Anti-Catholic minister
Paraphycology
Paraphycology
Paraphycology Filip Kucera 6/15/01 PARAPHYCOLOGY In the past centuries people have been becoming more and more curious about the unexplainable things all around them. They are always asking why does this happen? and is that really true? Not until recently have scientists and others actually tried to find out for themselves. Many of their searches evolved around the paranormal. Soon they called their search parapsychology Parapsychology can be defined as the study of apparent new means of communi
Buddhas Four Noble Truths
Buddhas Four Noble Truths
Buddhas Four Noble Truths Buddha's Four Noble Truths The Buddha's Four Noble Truths: A Logical Basis for Philosophy The Buddha Shakyamuni was born in the 6th century BCE in the area presently known as Nepal. During his 80 year lifetime, he systematically developed a pragmatic, empirically based philosophy which he claimed would lead its followers towards an enlightened existence. Buddhism is commonly called a religion; however, it differs from the usual definition of a religion in that it has no
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fdnmsnfs Analysis: The Brahmin\'s Son Despite his solid spiritual upbringing among the Brahmins, Siddhartha still seeks the meaning of life, and he embarks on a quest to find enlightenment. Brahmins are members of the highest of the four interdependent groups, called castes, that make up Hindu society. Members of the Brahmin caste were originally priests with the primary duty of mediating with and praying to gods, and they were respected for their intellect and their knowledge of the Vedas, the
Short Stories
Short Stories
Short Stories Nathaniel Hawthorne, Young Goodman Brown Goodman Brown was not asleep in this short story. As I read, I believed that Goodman did indeed meet the devil in the forest. If he had indeed dreamt about the trip he was sent on and meeting the devil, I think his nervousness would have been described in more detail then it was. Concentrating more on the anxiety he was feeling would have led the reader to believe that the events were not real. I also saw this story as an allegory. I saw t
Plato2
Plato2
plato2 Plato was born in Athens of an aristocratic family. He recounts in the Seventh Letter, which, if genuine, is part of his autobiography, that the spectacle of the politics of his day brought him to the conclusion that only philosophers could be fit to rule. After the death of Socrates in 399, he travelled extensively. During this period he made his first trip to Sicily, with whose internal politics he became much entangled. He visited Sicily at least three times in all and may have been ri
Martin Luther King
Martin Luther King
Martin Luther King One of the worlds best known advocates of non-violent social change strategies, Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK), synthesized ideals drawn from many different cultural traditions. Recent studies of him emphasize the extent to which his ideals were rooted in African-American religious traditions which were then shaped by his education. The image of a social activist and leader was the result of extensive formal education, strong personal values and licit ethics. This excellence in
An analysis of heart of darkne
An analysis of heart of darkne
An analysis of heart of darkne Conrad\'s novel, Heart of Darkness, relies on the historical period of imperialism in order to describe its protagonist, Charlie Marlow, and his struggle. Marlow\'s catharsis in the novel, as he goes to the Congo, rests on how he visualises the effects of imperialism. Marlow\'s "change," as caused by his exposure to the imperialistic nature of the historical period in which he lived is one of the main concerns of our study.Because, Joseph Conrad develops themes of
Transcendetalism: The New Religion
Transcendetalism: The New Religion
Transcendetalism: The New Religion Transcendentalism: The New Religion A. K. Rodriguez Transcendentalism: The New Religion According to The American Heritage Dictionary, the definition of religion is “a belief in and reverence for a supernatural power or powers regarded as Creator or governor of the universe; a personalized system grounded in such belief; or a cause or activity pursued with zeal or conscientious devotion” (TAHD, 696). The American Heritage Dictionary provides a lexicon descripti
Opedius the king
Opedius the king
Opedius the king Oedipus has been made King of Thebes in gratitude for his freeing the people from the pestilence brought on them by the presence of the riddling Sphinx. Since Laius, the former king, had shortly before been killed, Oedipus has been further honored by the hand of Queen Jocasta. Now another deadly pestilence is raging and the people have come to ask Oedipus to rescue them as before. The King has anticipated their need, however. Creon, Jocasta\'s brother, returns at the very moment
Daniel Defoe
Daniel Defoe
Daniel Defoe Thesis Statement: Daniel Defoe perfected the art of giving his fiction the appearance of truth, thus making his works come alive and appear to be a matter of personal recollection. Daniel Defoe is the founder of the English novel. “ [Defoe]…was one of the germinal minds in political and economical thought, a defender of religious toleration, and an opponent of the evils of human slavery…” (Moore, 7). Defoe reflects his diverse experiences in many countries and in many lifestyles. Be
Marzena Wisniewski
Marzena Wisniewski
Marzena Wisniewski The Discourse Surrounding Chernobyl's Truth Revealed, but why not sooner? What began as an average day in the Ukraine region, turned out to be all but average. On April 26, 1986, the Chernobyl Nuclear Power station would change the way the world would come to view nuclear power production. The trouble began in the fourth reactor, where technicians were to carry out a controlled experiment. However, a meltdown occurred in the reactor, causing a massive chain of events to follow
Minister's Black Veil Essays: Psychoanalytical App
Minister's Black Veil Essays: Psychoanalytical App
Minister's Black Veil Essays: Psychoanalytical Approach Ministers Black Veil Essays Psychoanalytical Approach to The Minister's Black Veil "All within hearing immediately turned about, and beheld the semblance of Mr. Hooper, pacing slowly his meditative way towards the meeting-house. With one accord they started, expressing more wonder than if some strange minister were coming to dust the cushions of Mr. Hooper's pulpit�" Working in the realm of the Gothic, Nathaniel Hawthorne hits upon psycho
Theology 1 summary
Theology 1 summary
Theology 1 summary Introduction The following pages are my best attempt at writing my very first major project. I pray that it will contain the truth of what God had me learn at the Churches of God retreat center in January of this year. Although my notes seem extensive, it\'s virtually impossible to literate all that was taught and shared during this class. However, Dr. Statts, I have confidence that these pages may express at least a hint of your spellbinding teachings. Upon returning to my ho
A Fooled Nation
A Fooled Nation
A Fooled Nation With a lock of hair falling over his forehead and a square little mustache on his often, somber face, Adolf Hitler seemed a comical figure when he first entered into politics. He was a public speaker who ranted and raved till his voice was hoarse and sweat dripped from his brow. Hitler was an evil genius. With the help of fanatic disciples and gullible masses, he profoundly changed Germany and the political face of Europe. He unleashed the most terrible war in history and unprece
Antigone: Gender Issues
Antigone: Gender Issues
Antigone: Gender Issues One of the most devastating problems for the Classical Greeks was the women\'s issue. Women in Classical Greece were not citizens, held no property, and indeed were not even allowed out of the house except under guard. Their status differed from that of the slaves of Greece only in name. This alone, however was not a problem -- the problem was that the Greeks knew, in their hearts, that this was wrong. Indeed, their playwrights harangued them about it from the stage of At
Philosophy of spiritual gifts
Philosophy of spiritual gifts
philosophy of spiritual gifts The area of Spiritual gifts is one the holds great interest for me. The thought that The different areas of effectiveness and skills are from God is interesting. I grew up with the teaching that we had God given abilities but never equated these with "spiritual gifts". They were just skill that we had been born with. I felt that our genetics and social conditioning had as much to do with these "gifts" as the Holy spirit did. Since there are non-Christians who exhibi
Pokemon
Pokemon
Pokemon This kids phenomenon began as a hand-held video game and exploded across the globe, from trading cards to becoming the number one rated television kids\' show on the popular cartoon programming Kids\' WB! The TV program is drawn in the manner of the old speed racer cartoon with similar type voices. It began showing in syndication in September 1998 and within a few months shot to the top of the ratings chart for children\'s programs. The Pokémon phenomenon began in Japan in 1996, with Nin
Oedipus
Oedipus
Oedipus Oedipus: Thebes is struck by a plague; the citizens are dying, and no one knows how to put an end to it. The people look to their great king, Oedipus to save the city. Oedipus, being a great king takes responsibility for saving the people and the great city of Thebes. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- [Category]: English [Paper Title]: Oedipus [Text]: Dealing With Fate: The Story of King Oedipus Thebes is struck by a plague; the citizens are dyin
Gender Issues in Antigone
Gender Issues in Antigone
Gender Issues in Antigone One of the most devastating problems for the Classical Greeks was the women's issue. Women in Classical Greece were not citizens, held no property, and indeed were not even allowed out of the house except under guard. Their status differed from that of the slaves of Greece only in name. This alone, however was not a problem -- the problem was that the Greeks knew, in their hearts, that this was wrong. Indeed, their playwrights harangued them about it from the stage of A
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson Ralph Waldo Emerson certainly took his place in the history of American Literature . He lived in a time when romanticism was becoming a way of thinking and beginning to bloom in America, the time period known as The Romantic Age. Romantic thinking stressed on human imagination and emotion rather than on basic facts and reason. Ralph Waldo Emerson not only provided plenty of that, but he also nourished it and inspired many other writers of that time. His influence can be foun
The Zen Of Oz
The Zen Of Oz
The Zen Of Oz Glinda, the Good Witch of the North, a Zen master? The Tin Man an enlightenment seeker? “Follow the Yellow Brick Road” a mantra? Joey Green’s, The Zen of Oz, is a witty, whimsical, and surprisingly insightful introduction to Eastern Philosophy via one of the world’s most beloved movies. It delivers universal truths in a charming, non-preachy, fashion allowing you to explore Dorothy’s yellow brick road, as well as your own. Along the way, you will discover original song lyrics, your
Great Religions and Philosophies. : Greek Philosop
Great Religions and Philosophies. : Greek Philosop
Great Religions and Philosophies. : Greek Philosophy. In the 6th century B.C, there began a dualism in Greek Philosophy. The development of Greek Philosophy became a compromise between Greek monistic and oriental influences, in other words, a combination of intellectualism and mysticism. Thus began the pre-Socratic philosophy. The interests of pre- Socratic philosophers were centered on the world that surrounds man, the Cosmos. This was during the time of great internal and external disturbances
Great Religions and Philosophies. : Greek Philosophy.
Great Religions and Philosophies. : Greek Philosophy.
Great Religions and Philosophies. : Greek Philosophy. Great Religions and Philosophies. : Greek Philosophy. In the 6th century B.C, there began a dualism in Greek Philosophy. The development of Greek Philosophy became a compromise between Greek monistic and oriental influences, in other words, a combination of intellectualism and mysticism. Thus began the pre-Socratic philosophy. The interests of pre- Socratic philosophers were centered on the world that surrounds man, the Cosmos. This was duri
Amory Blaines mirrors In Fitzgeralds This Side O
Amory Blaines mirrors In Fitzgeralds This Side O
Amory Blaines "mirrors" In Fitzgeralds This Side Of Paradise Amory Blaine\'s Mirrors in Fitzgerald\'s This Side of Paradise In F. Scott Fitzgerald\'s novel This Side of Paradise, Amory Blaine searches for his identity by mirroring people he admires. However, these mirrors actually block him from finding his true self. He falls in love with women whose personalities intrigue him; he mimics the actions of men he looks up to. Eleanor Savage and Burne Holiday serve as prime examples of this. Until A