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Cop Killer Political Correctness
1,104 words... of free thought, tell me: Why did political correctness originate on America's campuses? And why do you continue to tolerate it? Why do you, who " re supposed to debate ideas, surrender to their suppression? Let's be honest. Who here thinks your professors can say what they really believe? It scares me to death, and should scare you too, that the superstition of political correctness rules the halls of reason. You are the best and the brightest. You, here in the fertile cradle of American ac...
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Unjust Law Martin Luther
1,138 wordsAccording to the theory of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, 18 th century French political philosopher, in a democratic society the state represents the general will of the citizens, and that in obeying its laws each citizen is pursuing his own real interests. Thus, in an ideal state, laws express the general will. An individual who disagrees with a law must be failing to look at things from the moral standpoint. Rousseau is talking about an ideal state where laws express peoples general will, a will that...
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Omnipotent Benevolent God Made To Be Perfect Evil
544 wordsThe first premise from the argument of evil states that an omnipotent, benevolent God would prevent evil from existing. The second premise then states that evil does indeed exist. We are therefore to conclude that an omnipotent, benevolent God does not exist. The argument aims to show that God couldn't possibly exist because there is just too much evil in the world. Evil which God could have control over if he so desired. The idea of freewill now comes to mind. It is possible that God doesn't wa...
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Bury Her Brother Great Job
864 wordsMake these excuses, I will heap/ The earth over my brothers body (63). Although no one would help her, Antigone took a stand against injustice and honored her brother by burying him, even though Creon said this act would be punishable by death if anyone committed this act of insubordination. Especially in the age that Antigone lived in, it was considered foolish to simply go against a mans orders, let alone the Kings. Not to mention that Antigone was related to the King, making the situation eve...
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Adam And Eve Realist Theory
732 wordsH 2 >How far do Christians go to explain the human condition? Although there is a consensus that sin is that which sets up man in place of God, that same consensus does not exist when looking at all aspects of the nature, origin and consequence of sin. The earliest arguments can be seen with the views of Pelagius and Augustine. Pelagius believed that we were all born into the same state as Adam, in other words we had the ability not to sin. Because of conscious free will we could live as...
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King Creon Choices In The Play Antigone
977 wordsPeople of power such as kings are often forced to chose between family and law. In the play Antigone by Sophocles, King Creon has to make such a decision. He issues the edict to outlaw the burial of his traitor nephew, Poleneices. In reaction, his niece Antigone disobeys the law and bury's her brother out of loyalty to her family. Creon is now faced with the decision to uphold the law or pardon his family. Despite Creon's right decision to uphold the law, his family perishes at their own hand. C...
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Philosophy Analysis Of The Apology By Socrates
1,125 wordsIn The Apology, Socrates talks positively about an instance in which he committed an act of civil disobedience, but in The Crito he argues that civil disobedience is not an acceptable option. These two claims are irreconcilable. Although Socrates claims that civil disobedience is never alright, he insists he would practice philosophy even if it were against Athens law. Although Socrates gives himself an out when he says that one must either accept the law or argue that its unjust, I do not think...
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Serve God Great Flood
634 wordsMan and God Man is created to praise and reverence and serve God our Lord and by this means to save his soul. It is true, and it is an ideal decision for any person to follow. However, human beings are strange creatures, and from the very beginning, people disobeyed God instead of serving and praising Him, which is evident from the Biblical examples. God gave Adam and Eve a paradise to dwell in and the opportunity to manage it and all the animals there in, but even with all this, they werent con...
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Reading Across The Curriculum Erich Fromm
1,601 wordsObedience and Authority In the era of high technologies and developed industries, when the world is spinning around at an extremely high speed, when there seems to be nothing beyond the capacity of the humanity, more and more people start to think and speak about morals. The origin of absolutely everything what is going on on our planet can be traced back to the morals of the society or to their lack. No matter what people do or think all their thoughts and deeds first come through an inner filt...
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Sentenced To Death Society
1,874 wordsSocrates Socrates has thoroughly justified his own decision to obey the opinions of the majority and serve out the sentence that his own city has deemed appropriate for his crimes. At the beginning of this piece, Socrates has presented a period of questions and answers through dialogue with Crito. Throughout the dialogue Socrates is explaining his reasoning for not running from the government. Crito does not understand the madness of Socrates, Crito will do whatever it takes help his friend to f...
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Adam And Eve Sentient Beings
1,230 wordsGive Me Liberty Or Give Me Give Me Liberty Or Give Me A Piece Of Fruit? The Liberty (or Lack Thereof) Of Adam And Eve In Paradise Lost Give Me Liberty or Give Me a Piece of Fruit? The Liberty (or Lack Thereof) of Adam and Eve in Paradise Lost Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties. -Milton, Areopagitica, 1644 If we are to take any one moral from Milton's Paradise Lost, it might very well be that human beings must always be obedient...
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Adam And Eve George Herbert
942 wordsFaith can be interpreted in various ways. One may rely on fate to help them succeed in life and to help them find true love. Yet one may have faith in God and let that faith bring them success in life. In the Poems Bloody Men by Wendy Cope and Easter Wings by George Herbert, the difficulties as well as the rewards of faith are discussed. The poem Bloody Men by Wendy Cope speaks of faith through relationships. The poem is from a woman s point of view and discusses the difficulties and rewards of ...
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Adam And Eve Knowledge Of Good And Evil
686 wordsAnthropomorphism is defined as attribution of human motivation, characteristics, or behavior to inanimate objects, animals, or natural phenomena. The Bible teaches many lessons for life, including how to be a good parent. In Genesis, the first book of The Bible, God is given human motivation, characteristics, and behaviors of a father. God sets rules and limits, he protects and provides for his people, and he punishes his people. In the beginning, God creates the world. He separates the dark fro...
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Wrongs Can Achieve Idea Requires A Person Society
857 wordsSocrates was an ancient Greek philosopher who was accused of impiety and corrupting the youth of Athens. His sentence was death, byway of drinking poison. However, prior to his execution day, a friend, Crito, offered Socrates an opportunity to flee Athens, and evade his death sentence. Socrates refused to run away, and he justified his reasons to Crito. I agree with Socrates justifications for not escaping, he accepted his death justly and faced the sentence the Athenian court declared. Througho...
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Order To Bring Enormous Amount
453 wordsWhat Qualities of Gandhi make him a hero of faith? Gandhi was a great man, the quintessence of a hero of faith. In all religions nowadays Gandhi has attained an almost mythical status for being one of the most loving and good man that most can remember, but there are three certain qualities which allow him to be presented with this mythical hero of faith stature, these qualities of Gandhi, which make him a hero of faith are, his courage because he was willing to die in order to bring his country...
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Adam And Eve God And Man
1,015 wordsRelations Between God and Man God didn t just create the heavens, earth, creatures, and humans to step back and watch. He walked among them as stated in Genesis 3, 8 Then the man and his wife heard the sound of the LORD God as he was walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and they hid from the LORD God among the trees of the garden. God wants to be involved in their lives and have a close relationship with humans. God has intimately taken care of humans but they directly disobey God, no m...
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