Abstract The purpose of this paper is to explain how the atom and atomic physics arose and account for the basis of its on-going utility, starting from the earlier Greek philosophers until the scientists of the 20th Century and after the atomic bomb the ended World War II. The model of science applied to depicting this development is heuristics for its practical utility. This history will follow chronologically, showing how science developed and was later modified to incorporate new knowledge...
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When you took out the loan for the car the banking institution worked out how many months and for what amount the payment would be each month. If you have lost a job or are between jobs, were ill, were in an accident, then if you are honest you can talk to the bank manager and they will usually be quite willing to adjust your loan payments. The smaller the loan payment the longer it will take you to pay it off because of the interest applied on the outstanding loan. So, you could spend an extra...
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This paper will mainly focus on the discussion over Physician-assisted suicide under the context of Oregons death with dignity act which was officially made legal in Oregon, one of the state in the United states of America, in November 1994, which allowed some patients who are terminally ill, determine the time of their own death. The features of the legislation are analysed and the ethical and moral values related to the practice are discussed. Eventually a conclusion is established confirming...
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God generally refers to one supreme, holy universal power with the divine harmony of eventual goodness and of ultimate veracity.  The question of the existence of a divinity in this universe is one that has been asked for ages and probably will be asked until when there is man on earth. The perception of a greater power than us is conceptual and therefore lacks tangible proofs. The existence of God led to the hunt of knowledge for many philosophers and various arguments have been derived by...
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Is it possible that intelligent life in outer space exists? Could it be that Earth has already been visited by aliens? Are there traces left out for us to find? Is it up to us to make the first step? These thoughts have captivated mankind for centuries… …And still inspire the quest to reach out, find out, discover despite the fact that even scientists are fundamentally split on the question of whether or not life outside the Earth exists. Some believe that there are so many planets out...
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Sir Isaac Newton, the most influential scientist of the world was a respected polymath. He was a Physicist, Mathematician, Astronomer, Natural philosopher, Alchemist and a Theologian. Today's modern, technically advanced era of scientific supremacy could not be possible without his scientific and mechanical contributions. His discoveries in the various fields are a priceless gift to mankind. Sir Isaac Newton was an extraordinary genius, who advanced every branch of Mathematics and Physics. His...
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In order to answer my first question I would like to say that YES ethical leadership will always pay off in the long run as it is the base and the roots of every person and business. To be ethical is, to be honest, moral and disciplined. The word ethics is resultant from the Greek word ethos, referring to a person's primary orientation toward life. The Latin conversion of ethos is "mos, moris," from which comes the English statement moral. In Roman times, the emphasis shifted from...
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Confucianism, although not specifically mentioned, base it's morality on "differentiated love." Differentiated love is the doctrine that one has stronger moral obligations toward, and should have stronger emotional attachment, to those who are bound to oneself by ties such as community, friendship and especially kinship (Norden 2007). For example, in The Analects: The Duke of She said to Kongzi, "Among my people there is one we call 'Upright Gong.' When his father stole a sheep,...
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Utilitarianism is a framework used to measure the rightness of someones actions does this framework have practical uses or is it worthy only of swine? This essay shall outline Jeremy Benthams Utilitarianism and give its criticisms. Next I outline how John Mill responds to the falls of Bentham with his revised version of Utilitarianism and the how the critics react to Mill.<<<>>> How should we know when we do an action it is the right or wrong one out...
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Euthanasia. One word that is guaranteed to start a debate: be it religious, ethical or moral. Everyone has an opinion whether it is right or wrong. It has been making headlines for years, as many sufferers of chronic illnesses (that can often lead to death) have fought for the right to end their own life's, with the help of loved ones or medical professionals, and at time that enables them to maintain their dignity. With this in mind, I will be writing about the pros and cons that are...
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