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  • Individual Freedom And Safety
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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...
  • We Losing Our Freedom Many People
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    Are We Losing Our Freedom Many people today feel that living in America has more privileges than living anywhere else. But do we have enough freedom here in the United States Many people can argue on their outlook on freedom. I personally feel that we are given many opportunities then other people in the world. But there are people who would beg to differ. An example would be a non-smoking restaurant. A smoker would feel that they are taking away their freedom to smoke. But a non-smoker would fe...
  • Raskolnikov And Werther
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    The relationship between death and freedom is a common thread throughout Sorrows of a Young Werther by Goethe and Crime and Punishment by Dostoevsky. The relationship illustrated in both works is that one cannot achieve true freedom until they are dead. Until death, Werther and Raskolnikov will always feel the restrictions that society places upon them. Werther feels restricted due to the unrequited love of Lotte and Raskolnikov feels restricted by the moral code that society establishes. In Sor...
  • Schopenhauer's View Of Enlightenment
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    In the age of enlightenment, new and radical expressions and ideas emerged at the forefront of philosophy. Amongst German philosophers, the question of what enlightenment truly encompassed, was a major focal point. Two specific philosophers of this age are Immanuel Kant (during) and Arthur Schopenhauer (late), both have separate views on the subject of gained wisdom and intellect, the perfectability of human nature that comes along with being enlightened. Kant feels that enlightenment is "man's ...
  • Lead To Newfound Glory Of Her Freedom
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    The aspirations and expectations of freedom can lead to both overwhelming revelations and melancholy destruction. In Kate Chopin's " The Story of an Hour" Louise Mallard is stricken with the news of her husband's "death" and soon lead to newfound glory of her freedom and then complete catastrophe in the death of herself. Chopin's use of irony and the fluctuation in tone present the idea that freedom can be given or taken away without question and can kill without warning. After learning of her h...
  • Blessings Of Freedom
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    Is Freedom Really Free A person, place, or thing not under the control or power of another defines freedom. Freedom can be described as independence, free rein, or home rule. I believe that liberty comes with a price. I feel that our rights and privileges can easily be seized by others if we do not stand up together as one nation. In school we learned all about the Declaration of Independence and what our nation had to go through to establish freedom of speech, religion, and the press. To gain t...
  • Emily Freedom
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    The desire for freedom is a similar aspect of the female protagonists Louise Mallard, Mathilde Loisel, and Emily Grierson. In Kate Chopin's, 'The Story of an Hour,' Guy DE Maupassant's, 'The Necklace,' and William Faulkner's, 'A Rose for Emily,' the female protagonist's have a desire for freedom. The stories are about three women living in patriarchal societies. Each character longs for freedom in a different way, but because of the men in their lives they are unable to make their own life decis...
  • American Education
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    Education: 'We Should Cherish Our Children's Freedom To Think' This essay is about the article called 'We Should Cherish Our Children " freedom to Think. ' It was written by Kie Ho, a business executive who was born and raised in Indonesia. Ho writes this article about why he thinks that American education is, in many ways better than any other in the world. He raises the question, 'If American education is so tragically inferior, why is it that this is still the country of innovation?' Everyone...
  • Whole New Level Of Learning
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    Balances of Values and Academic Freedom of Inquiry Dear Mr. R. Kirby God sey, In the process of life we face many challenges and many crossroads. We have many choices and many decisions to make. In making these decisions we must keep in mind the moral values our parents have taught us since we were born. Those Christian values should guide our lives and the choices we make. The sesame values should also guide at school as well. In our pursuit of knowledge, we should keep these values in mind. In...
  • Free And Religious Feeling
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    Freud and Mason: Religion and Freedom Theme Themes such as religion and freedom are prevalent in both Gilgamesh by Herbert Mason and Civilization and Its Discontents by Sigmund Freud. Throughout Gilgamesh the character Enkidu is portrayed as an easygoing creature who has an overwhelming sense of freedom in his everyday life. This is comparable to Freud's understanding of the "oceanic feeling" which is "a sensation of 'eternity', a feeling as of something limitless, unbounded the source of religi...
  • Caged Bird As A Metaphor
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    Empathy or Sympathy Paul Laurence Dunbar was an African - American whose poetry inspired by the struggles of his people. Although Dunbar had no direct experience of slavery, he believed African Americans continued to be treated as second-class citizens. Their freedom was limited due to their skin color. Dunbar tried to express his feelings of sorrow. He craved freedom and the ability to live like other groups of people. In order to share his sorrow and sadness Dunbar wrote poems. In this poem th...

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