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60 Free Essays on Dangerous Knowledge

  1. Cyberspace and the American Dream: a Magna Carta for the Knowledge Age

    Cyberspace and the American Dream: A Magna Carta for the Knowledge Age This statement represents the cumulative wisdom and innovation of many dozens of people. It is based primarily on the thoughts of four "co-authors": Ms. Esther Dyson; Mr. George Gilder; Dr. George Keyworth; and Dr. Alvin Toff

  2. The Concepts of Knowledge and Happiness in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

    "Learn from me, if not by my precepts, at least by my example, how dangerous is the acquirement of knowledge, and how much happier that man is who believes his native town to be the world, than he who aspires to become greater than his nature will allow" (Shelley 60). In Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

  3. The Most Dangerous Game

    "The Most Dangerous Game", by Richard Cornell was a story which Mr.Cornell used 8 aspects of fiction to show his point of view that one who has intellect can overcome one who has intelligence or instinct. The character's used in the story gave the author a way to make his point of view come clear t

  4. The Most Dangerous Game

    Richard Connell's "The Most Dangerous Game" is a very exciting story of a manhunt. This story made me think about the morality of hunting: Humans are the cleverest creatures on earth, but does it give them a license to kill the other animals and even human beings weaker than themselves? I give

  5. Dangerous Minds

    Dangerous Minds In chapter 4, Freire begins to discuss freedom. Although he believes that it should have some limits, he wants us, as teachers, to give our students all the freedom they need. Watching the movie Dangerous Minds made me question where one draws the line and if we even have that choi

  6. Classical Philosophers Take on Knowledge

    Sean Philosophy 1102 SHU, Spring 2005 The workings of the mind have been the focus of philosophers from the beginnings of humanity. One primary focal point that has been pondered over by numerous thinkers is what exactly constitutes knowledge. At first glance the issue seems to be cut

  7. Dangerous Intersection in Alcoa

    Although Knoxville has many dangerous spots transportation wise, I have chosen an intersection in Alcoa in which I have much more knowledge of to discuss. This particular intersection is the US 129 bypass at Louisville Road. I mention that I have previous knowledge of this intersection because I a

  8. Thoroughly Describe the Progress and Lack of Progress Meno, the Slave Boy, and Anytus Make in the Dialog Then Explain What This Illustrates About Socrates View on Education and Knowledge.

    Thoroughly describe the progress and lack of progress Meno, the slave boy, and Anytus make in the dialog then explain what this illustrates about Socrates view on education and knowledge. In the passage, Socrates tried to teach Meno about human virtue. He goes into philosophical way to answer t

  9. Knowledge and Understanding

    Knowledge is acquired when we succeed in fitting a new experience into the system of concepts based upon our old experiences. Understanding comes when we liberate ourselves from the old and so make possible a direct, unmediated contact with the new, the mystery, moment by moment, of our existence.

  10. Knowledge Management

    TABLE OF CONTENTS ACKNOWLEDGEMENT 4 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 5 BACKGROUND OF THE RESEARCH 5 RESEARCH OBJECTIVES 7 INTRODUCTION TO KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT 8 Defining Knowledge Management 11 Perspectives On Knowledge Management 11 The 24 Drivers of Knowledge Management 15 Emergent Themes in Knowledge

  11. Dawin's Dangerous Idea

    The theory about “Tree of Life” on how all organisms on earth once evolved from one root, with one common ancestor. I do not fully agree with Darwin’s theory on how we all evolved from the same organism. Maybe it is because I can not picture a human as being a flatworm, a fish or even a plant

  12. Knowledge Is Power: How to Buy a Computer

    Knowledge is Power: How To Buy A Computer Buying a personal computer can be as difficult as buying a car. No matter how much one investigates, how many dealers a person visits, and how much bargaining a person has done on the price, he still may not be really certain that he has gotten a good deal.

  13. Knowledge Management

    Introduction Knowledge Management (IT) within organizations is nothing new. It has been around for many years, even before the 1960¡¦s, which brought about the age of computers. Computers, during that time period were much larger than those of later years and were primarily used for accounting an

  14. Aristotle Courage War and the Bible

    Introduction From Desert Storm to Tailhook, prevailing attitudes about military women are being reformulated and tested in myriad ways. How smoothly or quickly a shift in attitudes occurs is chiefly a matter of leadership. Commanders must give women equal access to a level playing field on w

  15. Biotechnology: Dangerous or Not?

    In the 20th century, humankind experienced a number of significant milestone such as World War I and II and their subsequent economic recoveries, global population explosion, technological innovations, environmental degradation, and rapid development in information technology and globalization. Thes

  16. Tenacious and Determined

    Alex Krauss 10/4/03 Tenacious And Determined Have you ever wanted to accomplish something so badly, that you went through incredible hardships to do it? The "Rocket Boys" in the book Rocket Boys, by Homer H. Hickam, Jr. face many obstacles along the way, but they remain tenacious and d

  17. Being Dangerous Is Hazardous- Staples

    The essay "Just Walk On By" written by Brent Staples, is an eye-opener in the sense, that even though innocent, a black man has to go through many problems when he moves around in the midst of white people. Staples is a well-educated, decent black man and also a journalist. He is being perceived

  18. The Most Dangerous Game

    The Most Dangerous Game Have you ever had feelings about something that later changed? In "The Most Dangerous Game" by Richard Conel, I will show how one character changes his opinion about something after he has experienced it himself. Almost all of us have said "Oh that's easy" or "I could do t

  19. Dangerous Smoke

    Dangerous Smoke More than forty million people are smokers in America. Thirty-percent of the forty million die from smoking. Every time smokers light up a cigarette twenty minutes of her life is gone. Male smokers average 13.2 percent who smoke their lives away, and women average 14.5 percent. Many

  20. An Analysis of the Business Cultural Issues Raised by the Article; Knowledge Transfer, Knowledge Replication, and Learning in Non-Equity Alliances: Operating Contractual Joint Ventures in China (Wang, Y. Nicholas, S. 2005)

    An Analysis of the Business Cultural Issues Raised by the Article; Knowledge Transfer, Knowledge Replication, and Learning in Non-equity Alliances: Operating Contractual Joint Ventures in China (Wang, Y. Nicholas, S. 2005) Introduction The objective of this report is to discuss the business c

  21. Shelley's View on Knowledge

    Shelley's View on Knowledge In the present-day society, knowledge and technology play a large role in our everyday lives. Humanity has reaped huge benefits from our continuous pursuit of knowledge; knowledge is one of the major factors that have helped mankind gain the position of the dominant sp

  22. “Are Families Dangerous?”

    Families are love not danger! I couldn’t disagree more with the views and assertions that Barbara Ehrenreich make’s in her essay, about the everyday deputes and physical damage that family members inflict on each other. Ehrenreich goes on by saying a few distraught things in the last paragraph t

  23. Internet Pornography: Freedom of Press or Dangerous Influence?

    Internet Pornography: Freedom of Press or Dangerous Influence? The topic of pornography is controversial many times because of the various definitions which each have different contexts. Is it nudity, sexual intercourse, art, or all of these? Is it magazines, videos, or pictures? For the purpo

  24. In Romeo and Juliet Shakespeare Shows Us That Love Is a Most Powerful, Complex and Dangerous Emotion.

    Through the different degrees of affection in Romeo and Juliet, we recognise Romeo and Juliet’s love to be powerful, complex and dangerous. Their love was so dynamic; it resulted in breaking the ancient bindings of enmity between the Capulets and the Montagues. We also see the complication of love

  25. Indigenous Knowledge of Bugkalots on Endemic Tree Species in Landingan, Nagtipunan Quirino

    Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION Background of the Study Indigenous Knowledge – defined. Such knowledge has been accumulated from a long series of observations of natural phenomena and trial and error process of local people. It can also be acquired from long and patient observation and actual farm t

  26. The Machine

    The Machine rose from rest and stretched its eight legs to set out. It had been on the run for six days and nobody had found out where it was, as far as its computer could tell. The Machine, built as an experimental robot at MIT laboratory, was the most intelligent robot ever constructe

  27. Animal Farm - Knowledge Is Power

    George Orwell's novel ‘Animal Farm' is an allegorical fable of the Russian Revolution. It depicts the Revolution in a way that is inoffensive to people and also very easy to understand. This controversial novel also teaches many valuable lessons, all very true in man's past and also in the present.

  28. Is Marijuana Dangerous to Your Physical Health?

    Is Marijuana Dangerous to your Physical Health? Recreational use of marijuana has been going on for many years, and like cigarettes many people refuse to listen to health reports. More and more reports are coming out on the effects of marijuana on the body. Just how harmful marijuana can be

  29. Theories of Knowledge and Psychological Applications

    Theories of Knowledge and Psychological Applications Robin A. Finlayson University of Saskatchewan Ed.Psy: 855.3: Advanced Educational Psychology October 16, 1996 How individuals are able to obtain knowledge is something that psychologists have studied for a number of yea

  30. Can Knowledge Be Harmful

    There have been many times in my life when I have heard people use idiomatic expressions such as "some things are better left unsaid" and "what you don't know can't hurt you." I had never thought too much about these statements before, merely assuming them to be random expressions with no debatable