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  • A Gospel Culture and a Salvation Culture

    A Gospel Culture and a Salvation Culture

    What is the difference between a gospel culture and a salvation culture, and why is this an important distinction to make? What is the relationship between the gospel and the “Plan of Salvation?" A gospel culture and a salvation culture are different. In a salvation culture, people get saved and receive baptism and become members of church. In there, people have their personal experience on salvation. However, it often misleads churches to forget the true meaning of the gospel. It simply emphasizes the importance of involving in church group. However, a gospel culture leads to

    Essay Length: 406 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2018 By: janna405
  • Androids and the Mind/body Problem

    Androids and the Mind/body Problem

    1. From your reading of Hasker, and using the categories he uses, what view of the mind/body problem do you think is exhibited by Picard? By Maddox? Support your answer. After reading the text I believe that Picard has a materialistic outlook, and Maddox has dualistic view of Data. Data is a part of Picard’s crew, so Picard believes Data makes conscious decision on his own and has feelings like the other crew members. Thus meaning that Picard views Data as having a body and mind as one entity. On the other hand Mattox believe

    Essay Length: 662 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: August 16, 2015 By: stevenmtodd89
  • Anxiety Disorder

    Anxiety Disorder

    Anxiety disorder Anxiety disorder is quite common especially with persons who experience persistent, excessive and intense fear and worry of day to day activities. It consists of recurrent episodes of unexpected feelings of fear, terror and concentrated anxiety accumulating within a very short period of time. Etiology of psychological problem explains the different causes of anxiety disorders in different individuals (Foa, Edna B, and Linda W. Andrews, 2013). In different perspectives, each disorder is assigned to originate from a different situation, such as environmental factors, for example, are stress, job, and finance. Medical factors can

    Essay Length: 478 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: March 2, 2019 By: albanus
  • Chipotle Sofritas

    Chipotle Sofritas

    Chipotle sofritas Marketing Mix Strategies Strategic Alternatives 1. Product development Chipotle has always offered a large array of options for their burrito bowls, which includes various meats and vegetables. However until now chipotle had no meat substitute for their non-meat eating customers. With smart product development chipotle came up with the brilliant idea of a tofu-based chorizo like meat alternative. Chipotle prides themself on being health conscience, organic, and aware of the environment, which attracted a large base of consumers living the vegetarian and vegan lifestyle. Since vegans and vegetarians live a life parallel to

    Essay Length: 359 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 31, 2014 By: toytunfun
  • Christian Attitude

    Christian Attitude

    As I have been reflecting and contemplating on my life I have begun to meditate on the decisions that I have made. Some of my decisions were not good but all of them have helped me become a better person in regards to my personal life, my job, my relationships, and fulfilling my goals. I recently made a decision to further my walk as a Christian of excellence by returning to school. On the first day of class my professor quoted a scripture that says "I do not consider, brethren that I have captured and

    Essay Length: 2,420 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: June 3, 2013 By: carlagreen
  • Compare and Contrast Essay: The Matrix, Plato, and Descartes

    Compare and Contrast Essay: The Matrix, Plato, and Descartes

    Compare and Contrast Essay: The Matrix, Plato, and Descartes Linda K. S. Addison Liberty Online University   Compare and Contrast Essay: The Matrix, Plato, and Descartes This essay will entail a compare and contrast approach between; a synopsis of The Matrix, to the famous allegory of the cave found in The Republic by Plato, and Meditation I from Meditations on First Philosophy by Descartes. Furthermore, attention will be aimed to substantiate the untenable view of skepticism; likewise, to show that truth can be acknowledged. To get started a brief history of these three pieces

    Essay Length: 915 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: March 4, 2016 By: Linda Addison
  • Compare and Contrast the Matrix, Plato, and Descartes

    Compare and Contrast the Matrix, Plato, and Descartes

    Mashanna Hartley Phil 201 3 October 2016 Essay Paper Compare and contrast The Matrix, Plato, and Descartes The Matrix, Plato, and Descartes have one thing in common, they all doubt the reality of the world. Descartes said, “Let us suppose that we are dreaming, and that all these particulars namely, the opening of the eyes, the motion of the head, the forth-putting of the hands are merely illusions” (Descartes). After watching The Matrix and reading the synopsis, it shows some similarities and differences with Descartes and Plato. The Matrix and Plato both describe a person

    Essay Length: 718 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: October 11, 2016 By: mashanna1980
  • Comparing Writings of James Rachels, William Sumner, Ruth Benedict

    Comparing Writings of James Rachels, William Sumner, Ruth Benedict

    After reading the writings of James Rachels, William Sumner, and Ruth Benedict I will have to say that I agree with Mr Rachel's. I do not agree with moral relativity, and this brought into focus many areas of which I do agree. Though different cultures have different moral codes, James draws out the point that they may not be right. His example of the Eskimo, states their society says that it is ok to kill their children; while we, on the other hand, find it offensive. I also agree with his second argument that cultural

    Essay Length: 369 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: September 8, 2014 By: melorn96
  • Comparison of Rhythm of the Sanjuan Tradition with Chinese Jiangnan Sizhu

    Comparison of Rhythm of the Sanjuan Tradition with Chinese Jiangnan Sizhu

    Sanjuan Tradition of Ecuador is highly different from the Chinese Jiangnan Sizhu. The main feature which clarifies this difference is the styles of rhythm of the both. In the Sanjuan Tradition, fixed attributes that are able to reflect a highly evident repetitive behavior on several levels is used in the creation of music. A single motive dominates the whole music composition and is composed with the help of 8 beat phrases (Which Cruise Hits Your Groove?, 2013). For instance, the identical first and second half rhythms, characteristic pitch, rhythmic motifs and the harmonics all support

    Essay Length: 451 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2014 By: shivaniagg0402
  • Couples Workshop (spanish)

    Couples Workshop (spanish)

    Lina Novoa Julián Muñoz Taller de Parejas 1. La pareja con la que nos identificamos es con la de la película Orgullo y Prejuicio. 2. Ventajas * Es una relación que se vive con toda intensidad. * Aunque las demás personas interfieran no se separaran. * Se encuentra un verdadero apoyo por parte de los amigos. * La relación lucha contra todas las adversidades posibles. Desventajas * La pareja no tendrá un apoyo total por parte de la familia y amigos. * Siempre tendrán diferentes obstáculos para separarlos. * Se notaran las diferencias en cuanto

    Essay Length: 962 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: September 16, 2016 By: 65o0P7
  • Critical Thinking

    Critical Thinking

    Philosophy is the study of the essential nature of knowledge, authenticity, and reality; an analysis at its most general form yet removed from the practical form. Philosophy can’t be categorized with the basic inquires that can be proven. For example, it is factual that biology is the study of living organism or that economics focus on the profitable aspects of social interaction. Philosophy on the other hand ‘begins with a wonder’, which was proposed by Plato and Aristotle. Philosophy is more of a thought process, focused on the intellectual thinking. There is no apparent way

    Essay Length: 572 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: September 10, 2018 By: emw9rc1108
  • Customer Trust

    Customer Trust

    Christopher Wylie MGMT 6351 BusinessWeek Assignment October 30, 2009 Dr. Ron Sardessai Why do companies as diverse as McDonald's, Ford, and American Express all value consumer trust? Organizations are valuing consumer trust more than ever. Companies such as McDonalds, Ford Motor Co., and American Express are rethinking their marketing strategies to help ensure they continue to build and maintain a loyal base of clientele (Kiley & Helm, 2009). According to a survey published by Edelman, an international public relations company, 62% of the survey participants trust businesses less this year than the previous year

    Essay Length: 1,060 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: June 20, 2012 By: cobra1212
  • Descartes


    On March 31, 1596 Descartes was born in Touraine, France, which is now called La Haye-Descartes. Descartes's mother died just a year after he was born and his father was not around his family often being busy as a lawyer and magistrate. When Descartes was around ten years old he was sent to the Jesuit college of La Fleche. In 1615, He entered the University of Poitiers, where a year later he received his Baccalaureate and License in Canon & Civil Law. At the age of twenty-two, Descartes enlisted in the army of Prince Maurice

    Essay Length: 625 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: July 27, 2014 By: wamhoffs
  • Descartes Meditation Summary

    Descartes Meditation Summary

    VY100 section 5 Summary Assignment Date 2017.9.28 In Meditation one, Descartes questioned the believes which he had had faith in. In order to find an entirely definite and doubtless foundation, Descartes doubted all the principals he had believed in. He first came to senses, and thought they were deceptive.Then he questioned whether his body was true, and founded that it was also uncertain since he may be deceived by some evil genius or couldn’t tell reality from dreams.Likely, he doubted science and everything external to him with the same theory. In Meditation two, he kept

    Essay Length: 499 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 25, 2017 By: banroloshee
  • Economic Issues

    Economic Issues

    Outcome3 Report F7J8 34 Economic Issues: An Introduction Candidate Name *********** Candidate Class FS2 Candidate ID *********** Assessor’s name *********** Date 9th December, 2013 1st Record of Performance 2nd Record of Performance ________________ Declaration I hereby declare that this submission is my own work and that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, it contains no material previously published or written by another person or material which has to a substantial extent been accepted for the award of any other degree or diploma at any university or other institute of higher learning, except where

    Essay Length: 1,579 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: January 11, 2018 By: AElla
  • Engl161 Research Proposal Uic

    Engl161 Research Proposal Uic

    The Research Proposal Here's what is required: (1,000 to 1,200 words/approximately 3 to 4 pages) Paragraphs 1 and 2: Introduce your Philosophical Problem or Set of Questions. After having done some intensive preliminary reading on your topic (your philosophical problem or question), you should be in a good position to write up a Research Proposal of two to three pages. The Research Proposal should describe the problem or question (or set of questions) in general terms: what is it that philosophers (and people like you) are trying to understand, why is it so puzzling, and

    Essay Length: 1,460 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: April 27, 2019 By: Hamza Bukhari
  • Essays, Marvin and the Fools

    Essays, Marvin and the Fools

    QR kode løb Philip, Josephine, Malou & Kenneth Redegør for begrebet vækst ved intensivering og kom ind på Ansoffs vækstmatrice Intensivering betyder at virksomheden udnytter de produkter de allerede har, ved at forbrugerne benytter produktet oftere og til flere forskellige gøremål, end det oprindeligt skal bruges til. Redegør for, hvordan et godt spørgeskema er bygget op. Kom ind på de forskellige spørgsmålstyper. Først skal det bygges op med nemme spørgsmål. Den skal derefter bygges op med skala og ja-nej spørgsmål (lukkede spørgsmål) for bedre at kunne bearbejde og samle besvarelserne. Redegør for begrebet konkurrencestrategi og

    Essay Length: 438 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: October 6, 2016 By: Philip Jørgensen
  • Free Health Care or Not?

    Free Health Care or Not?

    FREE HEALTH CARE Free Health Care or Not? Kelvin Cooley PHI103: Informal Logic Instructor: Aaron Dukette January 23, 2017 Free Health Care or Not? One of the most valuable marvels of modern science is the advancements made in the medical field. These improvements have increased life expectancy by over 30 years over the last 200 years. We’ve learned to treat all sorts of issues from trauma to other chronic illnesses. We all know that health care is a fundamental part of society but over the last decade, a vigorous debate has arisen over who has

    Essay Length: 1,220 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 6, 2018 By: kelvincooley
  • Group Assignment: Sourcing and Reviewing Scholarly Articles and Learning to Recognize Plagiarism.

    Group Assignment: Sourcing and Reviewing Scholarly Articles and Learning to Recognize Plagiarism.

    Group Assignment: Sourcing and reviewing scholarly articles and learning to recognize plagiarism Learning outcome: The student will be able to: 1. Select relevant scholarly articles using prescribed DLSU library online databases (EBSCO, PROQUEST, JSTOR, Philippine ejournals). 2. Review the articles by summarizing key points from the articles and explaining how such points can be used to address a selected action research issue 3. Apply APA style in-text and reference formatting to the review and annotations. See Purdue OWL as a reference for APA Directions: 1. Identify and explain an organizational and professional development

    Essay Length: 660 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: March 3, 2019 By: Paolo Mojica
  • Journals the Topic of Abortion

    Journals the Topic of Abortion

    This week, we began the topic of abortion. It is a sensitive subject in today's society, and unfortunately all to common among pregnant women. Abortion is the act of terminating the life of an unborn child, or in some cases, an already born person. Even though the Catholic Church teaches against abortion, people still commit the crime. They justify this action by saying that they are not ready to have a child, or they will be unable to properly take care of the child; which is a federal law. The church has rebuttals to

    Essay Length: 350 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: August 5, 2014 By: ggainor1
  • Kant’s Rejection of Empiricist Conception of Space and Time

    Kant’s Rejection of Empiricist Conception of Space and Time

    Surname Name: Course: Tutor: Date: Kant’s Rejection of Empiricist Conception of Space and Time Introduction In the western philosophical traditions, Immanuel Kant stands as the central figure that irrevocably changed the path of philosophy, especially on his famous work, the Critique of Pure Reason (Smith 2). In this work, Kant tries to explain how people can know things. He opines that science and mathematics can constrain human knowledge. Consequently, he argues that it is hard to extend human knowledge to speculations such as metaphysics. Therefore, he proposes that the mind has an active role in

    Essay Length: 1,587 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 3, 2016 By: erakam
  • Karl Marx's Social Theory

    Karl Marx's Social Theory

    Karl Marx’s Social Theory Karl Marx believed that our suffering is so clear to us that we must act. Marx suggested that the social theory would show us how our situation has been clouded by belief and other forms of confusion, to show the circumstances of control that hold us back, and to show us the way to freedom. Marx social theory was designed to help us understand the restrictions of individual freedom in a complex bureaucratic society also stresses that we act to change our situation. He uses the term praxis. Through praxis, we

    Essay Length: 747 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: July 28, 2018 By: rashdenv
  • Kierkegaard Christendom

    Kierkegaard Christendom

    Kierkegaard claims that Christendom is glittering inactivity. According to Kierkegaard “For it means the effort to dispel every illusion and present the idea and all its purity - and verily, it is not truth that rules the world but illusions” (pg 90). Kierkegaard is stating that Christendom is nothing but an illusion. An illusion is a false perception that many believe but because an illusion is merely a perception, it is not real. The term illusion and glittering inactivity are the same because it is just busy work or the idea of doing something without

    Essay Length: 286 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 6, 2019 By: pris1499_
  • Love as an Emotion

    Love as an Emotion

    “What is love?”, a commonly asked question by many. The idea of love has been discussed since ancient greek times and today we continue to account several different theories of love. Some philosophers have proposed four contrasting views of love. First, the view love is a union. We desire to form a “we” with another person and create a new identity with them. Second, love is valuing another person. We love someone because of the value they possess. Third, love is a drive, an instinct everyone has. Love is an addiction, it is painful, but

    Essay Length: 1,640 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: March 7, 2019 By: taylorfc8
  • Machiavelli Discussion Question

    Machiavelli Discussion Question

    Ashraf Ahmed Discussion Question #4 Question 1: Leadership is well known as the action of leading a group of people or an organization. A good leader is someone who leads his followers and the organization ethically and effectively. Joanna B. Ciulla thinks that the relationship between being ethical and being effective as a leader should be used in two different rules. The reason is because, in this generation, it is difficult to find both morally good and technically good in a person. Some people are ethical but not very effective, others are effective, but not

    Essay Length: 1,166 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: October 11, 2017 By: Ash_10
  • Mao Zedong in My Mind

    Mao Zedong in My Mind

    Mao Zedong in my mind Chinese savior Abstract: "Li Qizhi, friends, reading strange books, doing wonders." Mao Zedong, destined to be a strange person. Keywords: the world, the broad-based, caring people Text: "Dongfanghong, the sun rises, China has a Mao Zedong" "Beijing's Jinshan shines on the square, Chairman Mao is the golden sun." When people look back on the years of the year, they compare Chairman Mao to each other. Break through the dark sun rising east. Looking at the history of China and foreign countries, there are not a few stars who have been

    Essay Length: 3,346 Words / 14 Pages
    Submitted: November 28, 2018 By: 令汝 曾
  • Mao Zedong's Human Rights Thought During the New Democratic Revolution

    Mao Zedong's Human Rights Thought During the New Democratic Revolution

    Key words: Mao Zedong Human Rights Thought New Democracy Revolution Abstract of the paper: The period of the new democratic revolution. Mao Zedong’s human rights thoughts are rich in content and unique in character; in different periods of the revolution. His human rights ideas present different themes. Analysis of the characteristics of Mao Zedong's human rights thought during the new democratic revolution will be of great significance for building a socialist human rights system with Chinese characteristics. Mao Zedong has always attached great importance to human rights issues. There are many incisive statements about human

    Essay Length: 2,100 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: November 28, 2018 By: 令汝 曾
  • Michael Jackson's Law

    Michael Jackson's Law

    Written Assignment 1. Was the breach efficient? How do you know? Michael Jackson's breach of contract with the concert promoter was efficient by economic standards. As an economist, one believes all people are rational, therefore one can assume that Michael Jackson valued his time on New Years Day more than the 21 million dollars that he would have to pay in expectation damages for breach of the contract. So as a rational human, Michael Jackson would not want to incur an loss and choose to cancel the performances in order to maximize his economic gain,

    Essay Length: 426 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 28, 2014 By: thizzin
  • Nietszche


    In "Beyond Good and Evil", Nietzsche examines the current problems of philosophy and his predictions of what philosophy should be in the future. Nietzsche starts his book by analyzing the errors of philosophers to date, Nietzsche calls these errors "prejudices". Nietzsche calls these errors "prejudice" because it is views that are based on previous assumptions. Friedrich Nietzsche identifies a few of these prejudices, but I will examine closely only two of them: atomism and "immediate certainties". One of the prejudices that Nietzsche attacks in "Beyond Good and Evil" is the idea of dogmatic atomism. Materialistic

    Essay Length: 1,153 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 27, 2014 By: svetlanaboeva
  • No Countries, No Religion - a Philosophical Analysis of John Lennon's Song

    No Countries, No Religion - a Philosophical Analysis of John Lennon's Song

    “No religion, No countries” “Imagine there's no countries It isn't hard to do Nothing to kill or die for And no religion, too…” These are some of the words put together by the British songwriter John Lennon in his song “Imagine”. To many people, this thought, this scenario would remove almost all problems that are wrong with people and the world. In my opinion, this made-up world would have its pros and cons. To best explain my thoughts on this world, I want to isolate the different parts of this fantasy world, one without religion,

    Essay Length: 785 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 23, 2016 By: saklolo33

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