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  • Kane And Amy
    1,102 words
    High Noon is one of the western films that can move you by its existentialist themes, where an individual's values are above the societal norms and where the authenticity of being is existence. This is the story of a man who creates his own choices and stands up for the right reason when he is confronting such limit-situations as chance, suffering, conflict, guilt, and death. He is the town's marshal, Will Kane, who marries a beautiful Quaker girl in the courtroom. The couple plans to move away ...
  • Your Own Decisions In Life
    458 words
    The Giver Some say when you have the freedom to chose you really have no freedom at all. Many countries don t give their citizens the right to make their own decisions. In the book The Giver Jonas and his society are denied the freedom to choose which can be both good and bad. There are many disadvantages to not being able to make your own decisions in life. When Jonas heard that Gabriel is going to be released he is shocked. If he would have had the freedom to choose he would have been able to ...
  • Louise For The Freedom
    790 words
    Love Wasn't Love is sacrifice of one's self for the people you care about most in your life. Love is a choice to do what is best for another person. There are times when choosing to love someone comes at a great cost. You have to sacrifice something; time, money, energy, and sometimes the supreme cost will be giving up your own life so that someone else can live. When it really costs you something to carry on in a relationship or to help someone, that is the real test to find out if you truly lo...
  • Rebellions In Our Own Country As People
    345 words
    Presidential Address This article talks about how the American people have come from colonies to the leading world power and freedom fighter in the world. This all started in the colonial days when people from foreign countries came to worship in America because of the freedom of religion. One of the main reasons for the American Revolution was the fear that Britain was going to take the colonies freedoms away. In the 20th century it was said by Brooks Adams that", The United States would outwei...
  • Ideal Of Human Nature
    586 words
    Slavery! When I think of government, the first type that comes to mind is a democratic government. I am most used to it because I live in, theoretically, a democratic society. So with that, my views are based on a democratic ideal. First, the reason I think people establish governments is so that they can work together as a whole to attain a better life. One where they would not need to worry about chaos and destruction. I would assume that if these individuals established a government, in order...
  • Religious And Political Oppression
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    The Formation of An Individual: Cases, Terms, & Tools Man needs a polity, and in the same way a polity needs man. This is the focus of the first chapter in the formation of an individual. The formation of an individual is a very complicated process, yet it is a process that is very necessary. Through the formation of some types of government man tries to form himself from his acquired beliefs. The most basic form of government is a couple, but it branches out to entire societies. In these societ...
  • Growing June
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    The Summer of The Falcon Every popular novel must have an interesting story, suitable conflicts, and a theme. In the novel The Summer Of the Falcon, the author Jean Craighead George parallels the maturation of the main character with the teaching of a bird to fly and take commands. June becomes mature and grows form childhood to adulthood, In the end of the story, June is not a child anymore. Neither is the falcon. It has fully grown and has decided to live independently, without any of June's s...
  • Freedom Of Change
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    Slowly Progressing Backward 738 Words It would be ludicrous to think that every man, woman, and child has complete freedom today in our democracy. We are plagued by crime, ignorance, and political injustice every day and a lot of us are unaware about our surroundings. I am writing this essay on a computer that needed en-ergy burned by fossil fuels to be made. I eat processed food which creates massive amounts of waste for our Earth to take care of. Many of us believe our way of life is easier th...
  • Our Own Definition Of Freedom
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    The Oxford English Dictionary defines freedom as "The state of being able to act without hindrance or restraint, liberty of action". More often than not, people do not take the time to realize all of the freedoms in existence around the world today. Take a moment and realize the importance of freedom based upon the many struggles today and in the past for this ideal. Many major campaigns, wars, and conflicts have been driven by the conquest for freedom. The definition of freedom can be explained...
  • Religions And Religious Freedom
    555 words
    How does Catholicism view other religions and religious freedom? Catholics and many other religions have the same view on other religions then there own. Catholics believe that everyone is entitled to their own personal freedom and have there own choices. They share the same vision as the Vatican Council, which is the council that tries to maintain freedom. People nowadays are conscious and there is a growing demand that people should exercise their own judgement. More and more people are demand...
  • Darkness The Same As Freedom
    480 words
    I walk upon the earth and marvel at the ability to let the grass cushion my wandering feet. What if my feet could not wander What if I were a slave to this rich soil, then where would I be Society may not be controlled, and it may wander aimlessly perhaps, but it wanders on its own course. I walk with society and against it, and I have the freedom to do this. I would not be able to write such an essay if I didnt have my freedom. It is this freedom that allows me to write an essay differently fro...
  • Portion Of Madame De Cleves Freedom
    803 words
    The building blocks of the Enlightenment were formed out of a desire for truth, reason, and freedom virtually contingent upon the last. An examination of Voltaires Candide and La Feyettes Princess of Cleves, both well recognized pieces of the period, exemplify two views of freedom, the first based on its use in moderation and the latter making it a relative term. Relative freedom meaning it is correspondent to ones social, economic, and religious place with in society. In Candide, the main chara...
  • Their Own Notion Of Freedom
    765 words
    The priest says of Skinner, Michael and Lily: "They died for their beliefs. They died for their fellow citizens". Do you agree with the priest's remarks? So has he merely misinterpreted the situation, or is he using them to his advantage, and 'twisting' the truth, maybe even lying? The priest, not unlike the judge, uses the situation to advantage his own cause. When it comes down to it, the situation is plan and simple. These were not three characters sacrificing their live. They were merely in ...
  • One's Own Existence As A Subject
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    Arguably one of the most pondered questions in philosophical thought has been, What is the meaning of life? Humans have been put on this earth with the knowledge of self awareness and the ability to manipulate the environments that they inhabit to a greater extent than any other species on the planet. Ultimately one must wonder what purpose there is to one's own existence and define what it means for them to be. Presupposing the existence of different human beings in the external world, there wo...

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