• Freedom Versus Safety School Individual Feel
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    More Freedom or Safety - What Would You Choose Where does one draw the line between individual freedom and the safety of the community Recent tragedies in high schools around the country show a great increase in teen violence. The worst part it that these acts of violence arent just fights and shootings; they are planned mass murders in our high schools. No more poignant example brings into focus the question of individual freedom and safety for the school community. Does individual freedom mean...
  • Supreme Court Society Paper Government
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    The paper, The Future of Limited Government, by Jim L. Riley, is an examination of the conflict between government authoritarian control and individual freedom. It discusses the involvement of the Supreme Court in balancing this conflict, while paying particular attention to the Courts decisions under Chief Justice Earl Warren. The paper also discusses various social theories stated by Lynne Iglitzen, B. F. Skinner, and Robert Junk concerning the impact of human behavior in the control / freedom...
  • Tocqueville And Young On Freedom
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    The Conflict between Freedom and Equality Tocqueville noted the profound contrast between individual freedom and political freedom in his critique of American democracy. He observed that the people had a great passion for freedom and liberty, they were filled with beliefs rooted in idealism and founded by illusion. Americans also believed in a system based on equality. However, this equality, in theory, meant that extraordinary individuals were leveled down, while lesser people were brought up t...
  • Individual Freedom Skinner Freud Society
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    B. F Skinner's Waldo Two: Positive Change In World Through Manipulation of Behavior B. F. Skinner, in his novel Walden Two, presents many arguments about how he foresees a positive change in the world through manipulation of behavior on the personal level. Sigmund Freud, in his works, specifically Civilization and Its Discontents, presents his view of human nature and what is innately problematic about it. Both Freud and Skinner agree that human behavior is the result of outside factors that se...
  • George Simmel Ashley And Orenstein
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    1. Introduction. While Simmel is generally not regarded as being as influential in sociology as were Marx, Weber, Durkheim, or even Parsons, several of the early United States sociologists studied with or were influenced by Simmel. This was especially true of those who developed the symbolic interaction approach including writers in the Chicago school, a tradition that dominated United States sociology in the early part of this century, before Parsons. Georg Simmel (1858-1918, Germany) was born ...
  • Basic Principles Of Democracy
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    The United States of America has five basic principles which ensure the ability of the country. The basic foundations: fundamental worth, equality of all persons, majority rule minority rights, necessity of compromise, and freedom. This paper reviews three of the five principles: majority rule and minority rights, individual freedom, and necessity of compromise. Two of these cases of individual freedom plus majority rule and minority rights the United States has failed to uphold. The third case...
  • Democracy In Iraq Individual Freedom
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    Democracy in Iraq The date is March 20, 2003; American forces enter Iraq in the form of air strikes over the capital city of Baghdad. The night sky lights up from anti-aircraft fire from Iraqi sites. The echoing sound of bombs and heavy explosions tremble in the night sky that knew of silence just decades ago. Now eighteen months have pasted, the regime is overthrown, and over one thousand American soldiers have lost their lives in the battle for Democracy in the Middle East. Everyday the number...
  • Public Law Individual Civil Page
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    Values And Realities Of Economic Sytem In The Communitarian And Libertarian Debate Question 1 In America, the dominant theory that shapes both our public and private laws is the belief in Individualism. Individualism, first coined by Alexis de Tocqueville in 1838, can be described as "A calm and considered feeling which disposes each citizen to isolate oneself from the mass of one's fellows and withdraw into the circle of family and friends; with this little society formed to suit one's taste, e...
  • Romeo And Juliet Play People Movie
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    David Peng June 26, 2003 Grade 8 Comparison with the play Romeo and Juliet and the movie Westside Story Although the movie Westside story and the play Romeo and Juliet had the same theme, there are many different principles that led to the different endings. Since the movie Westside story took place in present time New York. The level of civility, the amount of individual freedom, the laws, the loyalty and friendship between the people made a big difference in how the story was performed and how...
  • Truth Seeking Should Not Take Precedence Over Privileged Communication
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    According to William Bier (Ed. ), Privacy, 1980, X. "Central to the right of human rights is the right to privacy" Because I agree with William Bier, I stand in firm negation that in the U. S. Judicial system, truth seeking ought not to take precedence over privileged communication. The value I will be upholding is privacy. This value should take significance in today's debate because according to Louis Brand is (Supreme Court Justice), In Philosophical Dimensions of Privacy, 1984, p. 186. "The...