Of The Fittest

Pure Capitalism
Pure Capitalism
Pure Capitalism My idea of the perfect government could be called “Pure Capitalism”. It is based on survival of the fittest and not all people are created equal. To explain this government I will compare it to our current system. The biggest concept is that the people have complete control of most all economic conditions. Taxes: I do not believe in an income tax, I want to choose what I do with my money. Income in my view is a form of double taxation. To make up for the loss of no income tax, t
Industrial Revolution
Industrial Revolution
Industrial Revolution Corporate development during the Industrial Revolution was made in part by entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs were the people who took responsibility for the organization and operation of a new business venture. These business men often risked the initial money for setting up different types of businesses. With the risk of large sums of money, some of these entrepreneurs made enormous profits. Two major entrepreneurs of American history are John D. Rockefeller and Andrew Carnegi
A Study of Jack Londons Belief in Darwinism
A Study of Jack Londons Belief in Darwinism
A Study of Jack London’s Belief in Darwinism Jack London has a strong belief in Darwinism, survival of the fittest, during the late 1800’s through the early 1900’s, when he wrote. Throughout his writings, many characters display London’s belief in Darwinism. In the novel, The Call of the Wild, Jack London’s belief in the Darwinian Jungle is portrayed by animals interacting with humans, each other, and the environment. This can be shown through Buck, a house dog turned sled dog, interacting with
Yukon Jack
Yukon Jack
Yukon Jack The short lived life of Jack London is a direct reflection of his literary works major theme, the struggle for survival of strong men driven by primitive emotions. “To Build A Fire” and White Fang are two of his works that coincide his life experiences and illustrate his literary theme. London was born the illegitimate son of W.H. Chaney and Flora Wellmen in 1876. He never saw his biological father and his mother had little to do with him. Eight months after his birth, his mother marr
The Unabomber Is He Serious
The Unabomber Is He Serious
The Unabomber: Is He Serious? There comes a time when everyone has something to say. The next step would be to find someone to listen. If that doesn't work, I suppose you just have to make them listen. The Unabomber's Manifesto was probably one of the most interesting and thought provoking points of view that I have read in a while. It's just too bad that every time he made a point that I could relate with, he would contradict himself before I was finished with the paragraph. In my opinion, the
Title of Paper Theory of Evolution
Title of Paper Theory of Evolution
Title of Paper : Theory of Evolution Grade Received on Report : 87 TABLE OF CONTENTS Page INTRODUCTION ............................................... 2 DARWINIAN THEORY OF EVOLUTION .............................. 4 THE THEORY OF BIOLOGICAL EVOLUTION: CONTRIBUTING ELEMENTS ....................... 7 WALLACE'S CONTRIBUTIONS ................................... 13 HARDY-WEINBERG PRINCIPLE .................................. 15 COMPARISON: LAMARCK vs. DARWIN ........................... 16 DARWIN'S IN
Corporate Development During the Industrial Revolution
Corporate Development During the Industrial Revolution
Corporate Development During the Industrial Revolution The Standard Oil Company founded by John D. Rockefeller and the U.S. Steel Company founded by Andrew Carnegie. The Standard Oil Company and U.S. Steel Company were made successful in different ways due to the actions of their different owners. The companies differed in their labor relations, market control, and structural organization. In the steel industry, Carnegie developed a system known as vertical integration. This means that he cut ou
Charles Darwin And Imperialism
Charles Darwin And Imperialism
Charles Darwin And Imperialism England went through dramatic changes in the 19th century. English culture, socio-economic structure and politics where largely influenced by the principles of science. Many social expressions occurred due to these changes. Transformations which categorized this time period could be observed in social institutions; for instance: the switch from popular Evangelicalism to atheism, emergence of feminism and the creation of new political ideologies (Liberalism, Conserv
The Origin Of Humanity
The Origin Of Humanity
The Origin Of Humanity We live on a planet believed to be 4.5 billion years of age with millions of people covering all parts of it. Where did they come from? Did the whole human population originate from one of people or were we placed here and then improved or changed by an intervention? I believe that humanity on planet earth was created by evolution. Both the creationist and interventionist theories seem to far fetched to be accountable theories for the creation of humanity on planet earth.
Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin One of the most famous names in science and in the economy today, is Charles Darwin. Darwin is best known for his contributions in science; his famous theory of evolution. He also contributed to the market and command economy with his belief, survival of the fittest. Charles Darwin's contribution to science has been a very controversial one. He stated that each generation will improve adaptively over the preceding generations, and this gradual and continuous process is the sour
Preserve the Forests
Preserve the Forests
Preserve the Forests In agreement with Kim Stafford, who opposes the clear-cutting of old growth forests, I feel that it is necessary to preserve the profitable lumber in its natural state for future generations. Currently, the tons of lumber produced from the Pacific Northwest region of the United States are taken for granted, and most people do not realize that the forests will be destroyed within ten years at this rate of exploiting our natural resources. We must make loggers a profession of
A Critical Analysis of Tensions In Memorial A H H
A Critical Analysis of Tensions In Memorial A H H
A Critical Analysis of Tension’s In Memorial A. H. H. During the Victorian Period, long held and comfortable religious beliefs fell under great scrutiny. An early blow to these beliefs came from the Utilitarian, followers of Jeremy Bantam, in the form of a test by reason of many of the long-standing institutions of England, including the church. When seen through the eyes of reason, religion became “merely an outmoded superstition” (Ford & Christ 896). If this were not enough for the faithful t
The Island of Dr Moreau
The Island of Dr Moreau
The Island of Dr. Moreau The Island of Dr. Moreau is a story that questions the ability of men playing God. The balance of nature is put to the ultimate test as a man by the name of Charles Edward Prendick stumbles across an out-of-control experiment that fuses man with animal. At first glance, this tropical paradise seems idyllic. But deep in the jungles lies a terrifying secret. Moreau and Montgomery have been preforming scientific research on human beings and the experiment goes terribly wro
Gibson 1
Gibson 1
Gibson 1 Khristy Gibson Mrs. B. Williams Advanced English IV 2 February 1997 How Literature was Affected in the Victorian Age The Year 1837 was very significant. It was not only the year that Queen Victoria acceded the throne, but also the year that a new literary age was coined. The Victorian Age, more formally known, was a time of great prosperity in Great Britain’s literature(Keach 608). The Victorian Age produced a variety of changes. Political and social reform produced a variety of readin
Is He Serious
Is He Serious
Is He Serious? There comes a time when everyone has something to say. The next step would be to find someone to listen. If that doesn’t work, I suppose you just have to make them listen. The Unabomber’s Manifesto was probably one of the most interesting and thought provoking points of view that I have read in a while. It’s just too bad that every time he made a point that I could relate with, he would contradict himself before I was finished with the paragraph. In my opinion, the entire manifes
Mrs Smith Sux
Mrs Smith Sux
Mrs Smith Sux Darwin, through observation of organisms, determined that a system of natural selection controlled the evolution of species. He found that the organisms that were most fit and assimilated to the environment would survive. They would also reproduce so that over time they would eventually dominate in numbers over the organisms with weaker characteristics. This new theory was radical and interesting to the scientific world but its effects reach far beyond this small institution of int
History--Historical Analysis of Jerzy Kosinski's The Painted Bird The
History--Historical Analysis of Jerzy Kosinski's The Painted Bird The
History--Historical Analysis of Jerzy Kosinski's The Painted Bird The Painted Bird Recibio una 'A plus' para ese papel! An obscure village in Poland, sheltered from ideas and industrialization, seemed a safe place to store one¹s most precious valuable: a 6-year-old boy. Or so it seemed to the parents who abandoned their only son to protect him from the Nazis in the beginning of Jerzy Kosinski¹s provocative 1965 novel The Painted Bird. After his guardian Marta dies and her decaying corpse and hut
US Expansionism
US Expansionism
U.S. Expansionism Through the course of history, many of the nations in the world expanded internationally through imperialism. These nations were creating empires throughout the world. The United States of America for example, during the late 19th century and into the early 20th century began to expand out into the world. Before this time, the United States only expanded onto land that was adjacent to that which was theirs. As a result from the other world powers acquiring new lands and provin
In the years following the Civil War the United States underwent a pro
In the years following the Civil War the United States underwent a pro
In the years following the Civil War, the United States underwent a profound Industrial Revolution. This revolution forever changed the face of America and forced all aspects of society to adapt to the sweeping changes that were taking place. During this period of unprecedented economic growth, both business and labor in the U.S. had to deal with the consequences that accompanied the emergence of radically new technologies and the reluctance of the government to exert any sort of control on our
Laissez-Faire
Laissez-Faire
Laissez-Faire The American Civil War fades away. It now appears that a new social unrest has taken root in America. But the debate was to be fought in the economic world. The question was, how should the government interact with business? The issue splits into two main views, that of Laissez-faire, and that of General Welfare. Laissez-faire is a rather straight-forward philosophy. It can be best described by saying that the government should have absolutely no interaction within the business wor
Capitalism versus Communism
Capitalism versus Communism
Capitalism versus Communism Economic systems attempt to meet the needs of the people. Capitalism, as described by Adam Smith and Wealth of Nations and communism, as described by Friedrich Engels and Karl Marx in The Communist Manifesto are the two most well known types of economic policy. Capitalism attempts to meet the needs of the people by relying on a laissez-faire government policy on the economy, while communism gives the government total control over the economy. These approaches led to v
What was Goldings purpose in writing the novel The Lord of the Flies
What was Goldings purpose in writing the novel The Lord of the Flies
What was Golding’s purpose in writing the novel, The Lord of the Flies? Golding attempts to transmit the message through his novel The Lord of the Flies. His message meant to alert readers that all mankind possess within them the capacity to do evil. This essay will demonstrate how Golding expresses this purpose through his use of setting, plot, characters and symbols throughout his novel. The Lord of the Flies includes four main characters. Ralph is the attractive, capturing and charismatic nat
Horse Dealers Daughter
Horse Dealers Daughter
Horse Dealers Daughter Human nature is one of the most fascinating subjects for many people. However, there is no such thing. It doesn’t take much to find a beast within a human. All that separates a human from an animal is a thin layer of artificial civilization. Humans would like to believe that love and idealism is what makes them different. There is god that created them in his own image, thus they must be special and separate from the rest of the Nature. There is no such thing as human natu
How and why did Hitler become chancellor of Germany in 1933
How and why did Hitler become chancellor of Germany in 1933
How and why did Hitler become chancellor of Germany in 1933? The reason why Hitler became chancellor of Germany in 1933, were because of many reasons; long term causes like World War One, treaty of Versailles, fear of communism, the November criminals, the early nature of the constitution1923 crisis. The economic depression 1929-1933; failure of the Weimar government; political crisis 1930-1933; role of the traditional elites and Hitler’s action, skills and leadership. I believe that all these p
British National Identity
British National Identity
British National Identity PS: The Lion and The Unicorn is available at http://whitewolf.newcastle.edu.au/words/authors/O/OrwellGeorge/essay/lionunicorn.html Orwell is a committed socialist. He went to Spain at the end of 1936, to write newspaper articles on the Spanish Civil War. The conflict in Spain was between the communist, socialist Republic, and General Franco’s Fascist military rebellion. He was astonished by the atmosphere in Spain: class distinctions did not exist there and everyone wa
American Expansionism
American Expansionism
American Expansionism Americans in the late 1800’s agreed most strongly with the imperialist views of Albert Beverage and Josiah Strong. America had expanded, from the small east coast thirteen-state-country it had been in the late 1700’s, until reaching the shores of the Pacific Ocean in the west. There was infrastructure, like railroads, connecting the entire country. The most recent census taken at the time said that there were no more undeveloped lands on which new immigrants could settle. T
The Nazi Party
The Nazi Party
The Nazi Party History Describe and explain the electoral fortress if the NSDAP between 1924 and 1928 In 1928, Germany had an election the NSDAP (the Nazi party) did poorly. They had 810,000 votes out of 40 million voters. That is only 2.6 per cent of all the votes, which gave them 12 seats in parliament. They did so badly that people did not see Hitler as a threat no more. Therefore, they lifted the ban on him, now he could give speeches wherever he likes. The result was a surprise to all the o
US Expansionism
US Expansionism
U.S. Expansionism During the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the United States pursued an aggressive policy of expansionism, extending its political and economic influence around the globe. That pivotal era in the history of our nation is the subject of this on-line history. Through the course of history, many of the nations in the world expanded internationally through imperialism. These nations were creating empires throughout the world. The United States of America for example,
Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder
Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder
Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder 4 March, 2001Thesis Rough Draft Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder is characterized by a preoccupation with details, orderliness, perfection, and control. People with this disorder often devote excessive amounts of time to work and productivity and fail to take time for leisure activities and friendships. They tend to be rigid, formal, stubborn, and serious. This disorder differs from obsessive-compulsive disorder, which often includes more bizarr
Raging Bull
Raging Bull
Raging Bull In the opening scene of Raging Bull, Scorsese establishes the themes that control the rest of the film. Although it looks like a long take that lacks editing, the scene is visibly employing a formalistic quality because of the abstractness. I think that throughout the film, the fight scenes have formalist tendencies while the scenes on the domestic front lean toward realism. In this first scene, Jake is a depicted shadow boxing in a smoky boxing ring, seemingly inspired by his mental
Human Evolution
Human Evolution
Human Evolution English 101/Tr 12/4/01 Would you get upset if someone were to describe you as an ape? Perhaps it has more truth in that statement than originally meets the eye. In today’s society there are many different races and origins of human beings. There are dark skinned, light skinned, tall, short, and various other combinations of human characteristics today. One might think to ask where all of these different aspects of human beings came from. Well throughout the ages this question has
Nietzsche vs Descartes
Nietzsche vs Descartes
Nietzsche vs Descartes Descartes explains the apparent distinction and significance of the human mind over the body in his Meditations on First Philosophy, claiming that the mind (the conscious) is the lone essential part of the human essence. Nietzsche expresses his beliefs that the body (the unconscious) is key to the human essence. One may find it difficult to decide between these two ideas, for both philosophers pose good arguments on the contradicting sides of this famous dilemma. However,
Training Continued
Training Continued
Training Continued -The Romans were trained in swimming also, incase there were destroyed bridges or rising rivers. The Romans were trained for any weather and condition. When the Romans walked in training they would carry bags of supplies with them to simulate what would happen in battle with all their heavy living supplies and other things that they would carry with them. Sword Training - Roman soldiers practiced sword combat with wooden swords that were twice as heavy as common ones. The reas
What do you want to be when you grow up
What do you want to be when you grow up
What do you want to be when you grow up ? Management 309 “Glass Ceiling” This paper is about some women’s perceived inability to fairly achieve higher positions in the work place, otherwise know as the glass ceiling. It is my contention that the idea of a glass ceiling is more myth then fact. This will demonstrate that we now enjoy a world of shared human potential in which people, regardless of biological gender have the ability to achieve up to their highest potential in the labor force. I als
The Holocaust
The Holocaust
The Holocaust Block Project Many events took place during World War II, but one seems to stick out in my mind, The Holocaust. I feel this is one of the most important pieces of our World History. It simply shows that we can not let one person and his men take power. It also shows prejudice at its worst. This wasn’t the easiest paper for me to write, but being raised under the Catholic faith and great parents has taught me to keep my eyes open. I was taught to learn more, and never forget if an i
Theory Of Evolution By Natural And Sexual Selection
Theory Of Evolution By Natural And Sexual Selection
Theory Of Evolution By Natural And Sexual Selection Introduction It is commonly thought today that the theory of evolution originated from Darwin in the nineteenth century. However, the idea that species mutate over time has been around for a long time in one form or another. Therefore, by Darwin�s time the idea that species change from one type into another was by no means new, but was rejected by most because the proponents of evolution could not come up with a satisfactory mechanism that wo
EVOLUTION
EVOLUTION
EVOLUTION TABLE OF CONTENTS Page INTRODUCTION ............................................... 2 DARWINIAN THEORY OF EVOLUTION .............................. 4 THE THEORY OF BIOLOGICAL EVOLUTION: CONTRIBUTING ELEMENTS ....................... 7 WALLACE'S CONTRIBUTIONS ................................... 13 HARDY-WEINBERG PRINCIPLE .................................. 15 COMPARISON: LAMARCK vs. DARWIN ........................... 16 DARWIN'S INFLUENCES ....................................... 20 METHOD
The Dodo Bird
The Dodo Bird
The Dodo Bird Scientific and Common Name: When Portuguese sailors first arrived on an uninhabited island a bird greeted them without fear. Since the bird had never seen a human before, it had no reason to be afraid. The sailors thought that the bird was stupid so they named it dodo, Portuguese for fool. The scientific name is Raphus cucullatus; the dodo was also referred to as a dronte. Another theory of how the dodo got it's name is that the Portuguese tried to imitate the doo like noise the
America the melting pot of the world In the United States we live by t
America the melting pot of the world In the United States we live by t
America, the melting pot of the world. In the United States, we live by the words life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. As well, it is decreed upon our Constitution that all men are created equal. However, this is not so. Our past has denied people of certain colour opportunities. But with the passage of affirmative actions, there was a hope that opportunities would open for the underprivileged minorities. Though affirmative tries to help minorities, it still is vilified. To better illus
Evolution has by necessity allowed the survival of the fittest Primiti
Evolution has by necessity allowed the survival of the fittest Primiti
Evolution has by necessity, allowed the survival of the fittest. Primitive man had to forage and hunt for food from nature. Therefore, humans developed keen taste receptors for fat-rich, caloric foods. Because the availability of food was uncertain, those who had stores of fat in their bodies, would be more able to survive the harsh conditions of primitive life. In modern times, we still have the same though weakened taste receptors of primitive man. Thus, we still have the affinity for sugar b
Literature is often concerned with the theme of the battle between goo
Literature is often concerned with the theme of the battle between goo
Literature is often concerned with the theme of the battle between good and evil. In practically every story there is a hero, or good side, and a villain, the evil side. Such is the case in Beowulf. In Beowulf, Grendel is portrayed as the villain, having slaughtered thirty men and then consumed them. However, Grendel is not a mere villain. As is usually the case he was also a victim. Grendel is not simply a villain because he is abiding by the law of survival of the fittest, is a victim of soci
Jack London
Jack London
Jack London Jack London was born January 12, 1876 in San Francisco California. Jack’s parents’ were Flora Wellman and William Chaney. Flora had grown up wealthy in Ohio. As a child Flora was stricken with thyroid fever which stunned her growth and ruined her looks. In June 1874 Flora started living with astrologer William Chaney. In the summer of 1875 when Flora told Chaney that she was pregnant Chaney panicked and told Flora to leave his home at once. Flora took an overdose of opium. When that
Rudyard Kipling
Rudyard Kipling
Rudyard Kipling 1865-1936 Rudyard Kipling’s life, style, and writing are very interesting and it’ll be remembered for a long period of time, much longer into the 20th century. On December 30, 1865, Joseph Rudyard Kipling was born. Rudyard Kipling was born in Bombay, India. Rudyard Kipling’s biological parents are John Lockwood Kipling and Alice Macdonald. As a child in India, he was quite happy. Kipling was very interested in Indian life (Twentieth Century British, 1537). It wasn’t until at age
Time Buck was getting stronger and faster in his experiences Other dog
Time Buck was getting stronger and faster in his experiences Other dog
time Buck was getting stronger and faster in his experiences. Other dogs had died because they could not survive in the wild. For example Curly was one of the dogs that was torn apart by wolves. He was then sold again to a wealthy inexperienced group of travelers, Mercedes, Charles, & Hal. They had mercilessly wore the dogs out and killed the ones that couldn’t go on. Buck was still surviving on small rations until he couldn’t take it anymore and fell. Hal started to beat him severely until he
Frankenstein and it's implications regarding Science and Nature
Frankenstein and it's implications regarding Science and Nature
Frankenstein and it's implications regarding Science and Nature From the opening pages of the book to its tragic conclusion, great care was taken by Mary Shelly to develop the characters of both Dr. Frankenstein and his monster creation. This careful construction of character creates the obvious contrast between the two main characters. Focus is immediately drawn to the huge differences between the monster and it's creator. Frankenstein's bright and insightful beginnings as a young student comp
MOBY DICK VS JAWS ESSAY
MOBY DICK VS JAWS ESSAY
MOBY DICK VS. JAWS ESSAY Moby Dick, one of the greatest works of American literature written, and Jaws, one of the nations top selling blockbuster movies, can both be considered masterpieces of their time. Written by different authors, in completely different time frames, these two classics still manage to share dozens of similar themes and plots. Perhaps Jaws was written off from Moby Dick, but the differences between the two make it hard to tell. To describe the character similarities between
Evolution
Evolution
Evolution Introduction: Charles Darwin’s brethren could easily include Karl Marx, Da Vinci and Jesus Christ.. What he wrote in the Origin of the Species shook human belief to the core. He took the commonly accepted idea of where we came from, and smashed it to bits. In exploring two of his most famous theories, Evolution and Natural Selection, we can see why they have effected and changed human thought and belief to such a degree. Definitions: Natural Selection: a process occurring in nature wh
Evolutionary beliefs were present long before Darwin but no one develo
Evolutionary beliefs were present long before Darwin but no one develo
Evolutionary beliefs were present long before Darwin, but no one developed a sensible theory. There were beliefs in how plants would change to adapt to their surroundings. For an example Jean-Baptiste Lamarck believed that plants and animals had natural desires or inclination to change from simple to complex creatures. This could explain why plants and animals changed. Darwin’s grandfather, Erasmus Darwin, believed in evolution but he contained too little of facts to secure the scientific world
In Willa Cathers novel O Pioneers we discover the ever-present theory
In Willa Cathers novel O Pioneers we discover the ever-present theory
In Willa Cather’s novel O Pioneers we discover the ever-present theory of “survival of the fittest”. This story shows the brutal facts of life and that only the strong, may it be in will or man power, will strive forth and survive. This is a story of the strong in will. It is set in the open plains on the Nebraska prairie, with wild winters and beautiful springtime. It is the tale of a pioneer family, the Bergson’s, and their fight for survival. Alexandra, the eldest child is left to run the fa
The Sport of Kings
The Sport of Kings
The Sport of Kings To some it is more than a sport, it is a passion. To most it is known as cockfighting, but to the passionate, it is known as the quest for Machismo (Jasper 157). This passion, for cockers, is much the same as the passion that goes into breeders of any animal who show them. The cocks are treated like kings, getting all the food and nourishment they can handle. They are groomed and made to look nice like all other show animals because, to the cocker, a good looking, healthy