"When God calls a person to anything, and through never so many difficulties, yet he is fully able to carry them through, and make them see and say they have been gainers thereby (Rowlandson p.20). The quote by Mary Rowlandson demonstrates a Puritans thoughts on suffering, and the religious mindset for most New Englanders during the early American period of the 17th and 18th centuries. The strict Puritan beliefs of the 17th and 18th centuries, like the ones Rowlandson, Dane,...
The opinion of experts is an important element in searching for knowledge. This is because the opinion from the experts can initiate someone in the exploration of a new knowledge. It does not matter how different is the knowledge is but the most vital part is the gaining of a new knowledge. But, what is mean by the opinion of experts at the first place? In my point of view, opinion of experts can be defined as anything that thought by the experts about any knowledge based on their cognition to...
It has been said that life is a precious gift that is to be received from the Creator with gratitude which should be cherished, preserved, and enhanced in every way possible. However, when the potential for meaningful, joyful, desirable life has been thoroughly exhausted and every effort made to prevent the inevitable, individuals now have the option to legally take back this gift of life. Physician-assisted suicide enables individuals to seek assistance from physicians in hopes of ending their...
Against Facts argues that we have no good reason to accept facts in our catalogue of the world, at least not as they are described by the major metaphysical theories of facts known to us. The book focuses on a single notion, but from several different angles. It draws upon discussions in metaphysics, the philosophy of language, and linguistics. It brings together in a comprehensive assessment the main arguments on offer for and against facts of two main sorts, compositional and propositional,...
In 1791, our founding fathers, the originators of our Constitution came up with the Eight amendment which states "every citizen should be free from excessive bail, nor excessive fines be imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishment be inflicted." After more than two hundred years since the Bill of Rights was created, society still struggles with different issues regarding the Eight Amendment. The Eight Amendment has made law makers battling over issues regarding death penalty. Law...
Quantisation : Quantum mechanics is one of the largest achievements in th 20th centurty,the theory has been developed. The main concept of the theory was 'quanta',which is the smallest scale of discrete things. This concept was arised in the 19th century when main stress was given to the study of heat properties of various objects. The model considered for the study was black body(an object that absorbs and re-emit all the radiations) . The energy of radiatin waves with frequency v is , Fig....
This article basically discusses the pertinence of philosophical Taoism essential to psychological research by examining the Taoist ideas about conflict resolution in human interaction. According to Taoism, it is more or less the ultimate goals of people consist of realizing harmony with one another and achieving consonance with nature. Moreover, people can attain interpersonal harmony by understanding the significance of Tao and how humans and their behavior are regulated by the interaction of...
If we take it literally, it means the pressure felt by an organization or individual in the environment as a result of competition. Competitive pressure is an external force resulting from behavior of members of the community, the firm that interact dynamically with its competitor, regulator imposing rules of conduct, customer wishing for better quality and better price, and so on. Understanding competitive pressure is very important for an organization and individual's existence. Understanding...
Power, knowledge and Secrecy are embedded in the history of our civilisation. But how much of it is embedded in the history of our buildings? how much of these desires have shaped the spaces around us? The exercise of Power hierarchy is almost inseparable from the hierarchy of knowledge, which makes surveillance a perfect tool for exercising power and control. The word surveillance is originally derived from latin meaning 'vigilia', its very nature is one way collection of knowledge for one...
"Art is a lie which brings us closer to the truth"- Pablo Picasso Ever since I can remember I have always loved art in one way or another. I remember, on numerous occasions, sitting my father down at the kitchen table and begging him to draw me a 'family of horses,' this consisted of mum and dad and babies running along behind trying to catch up. For a long time I practically worshipped these pictures and let the horses run free in my imagination making them go on big adventures with...