Explain the first formulation of the Categorical Imperative
The first formulation of the categorical imperative states; “Act only according to that
maxim by which you can at the same time will that it would become a universal law.”
Kant invented a phrase, “categorical imperative,” that makes the...
A: Explain Kant’s theory of ethics
Kant was born in 1724-1804, he was a German thinker from East Prussia (now Russia), and he spent his whole life in his hometown. Kant wanted to create a logical, stand-alone theory that wasn’t just based on assumptions, he believed in an objective right or wrong that...
The Golden Bird
A certain king had a beautiful garden, and in the garden stood a tree which bore golden apples. These apples were always counted, and about the time when they began to grow ripe it was found that every night one of them was gone. The king became very angry at this, and ordered the gardener...
The thought "Don't leave until tomorrow what you can today" holds very important in this fast pacing world where time is a very important factor and I fully agree with the statement.
The main reason for me to believe in this statement is a small but very significant word 'time'. Time is a very precious...
HOW TO STOP WORRYING AND START LIVING -Dale Carnegie
•From New York • Selling Motor Cars • Interested in reading and writing books • Trained from State Teachers’ College Missouri • Started teaching in YMCA night schools • Wrote book “How to Win Friends and Influence People “ • Main...
Single Part Of Your Life
Will Get Better"
If You Want To Be, Do and Have More In Every Area Of
Your Life, Get Setting & Achieving Goals Now!
It Will Blow You Away
In every book, tape or seminar on goal setting, there will usually be the part that gives you the 3 or 7 or 10 steps to effectively setting...
fight I do not hate, EXPLANATION: Meet my fate = to die. “I know that I’m going to die” This poem is about a fighter pilot in World War 2. He believes that he will die whilst flying his plane Some people sign up to the armed forces because they hate the enemy. They want to kill as many as they can. But...
Girls, have you ever been on a date and thought to yourself, 'No, he did not just say that' ? Speaking from a personal experience, I know I have. First dates can be extremely nerve racking for guys who have no idea what to say. You don't want to lie or stretch the truth, but you also don't want to send...
1 How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are?
2 Which is worse, failing or never trying?
3 If life is so short, why do we do so many things we don’t like and like so many things we don’t do?
4 When it’s all said and done, will you have said more than you’ve done?
5 What is the one thing...
The Stranger Albert Camus was a contemporary writer from Mondovi, Algeria who was greatly concerned with the philosophy of the absurd. Absurdism can be defined as, “a philosophical perspective which holds that the efforts of humanity to find meaning or rational explanation in the universe ultimately...
Mamie Till, “My Sonnnnn!”
July 25th, 1941 was the day I gave birth to beautiful baby boy whom I named, Emmett Louis Till (or what we call him bobo) in Chicago, Illinois. He had been developing very well for such a young boy, until that day. When he had finally graduated from grammar school, Emmett...
A Golden Age. Tahmima Anam. Toronto: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd., 2007. 276 pp.
On March 25, 1971, West Pakistan began a ruthless military suppression of the civilian population of East Pakistan. The pogrom that this crackdown turned into sparked a bloody war between the two halves of the...
WHY AMERICAN HISTORY IS NOT WHAT THEY SAY : AN INTRODUCTION TO REVISIONISM
also by jeff riggenbach
In Praise of Decadence
WHY AMERICAN HISTORY IS NOT WHAT THEY SAY : AN INTRODUCTION TO REVISIONISM
Ludwig von Mises Institute, 518 West Magnolia Avenue, Auburn, Alabama 36832;...
For whom do you feel more sympathy: Rhoda Brook, Farmer Lodge or Gertrude?
In this essay I will analyse each of the three main character's circumstances, how they deal with these circumstances, how the character is hurt by the others, coincidences which affect the storyline and whether the character...
How are teenage girls represented in recent ‘young adult’ fiction?
Include some discussion of relevant academic studies of ‘young adult fiction’.
Young adult fiction is stories or novels which are aimed at a group of people who are considered as young adults. It however difficult to distinguish exactly...
word; I was unsure whether or not to follow him. I could hear him sobbing in our bedroom. What on earth was I to do? I have never seen him this upset in the whole twelve years that I have known him. I decided to leave him alone for a bit until he calmed down. I could hear him throwing and smashing things...
WHEN TOMORROW SRARTS WITHOUT ME WHEN TOMORROW STARTS WITHOUT U AND IM NOT THERE TO SEE. IF THE SUN SHOULD RISE AND FIND YOUR EYES FILLED WITH TEARS FROM ME.I WISH SO MUCH YOU WOULDNT CRY THE WAY YOU DID TODAY,WHILE THINKING OF THE MANY THINGS WE DIDNT GET TO SAY.
I KNOW HOW MUCH YOU LOVE ME AS...
HOW TO MANAGE YOUR TIME EFFECTIVELY
The two most powerful warriors are patience and time
Why use time management skills?
It's important that you develop effective strategies for managing your time to balance the conflicting demands of time for study, leisure, earning money and job...
Why do we fail? Sequel to How to Do Better in Exams
My article titled How to Do Better in CA/CS Exams evoked what I regard as tremendous response. I am so happy that lots of students liked it, and in fact, many wrote mails packed with sentiments. Many of them came back with their personal...
Plato Ethical Realist Ethical Objectivist Ethical Absolutist
Pericles (Περικλῆς) c. 495 – 429 B.C.E.
Golden Age of Pericles
The Acropolis with Parthenon
Detail of Parthenon
Hello, and thank you everyone for this opportunity to voice my thoughts about the ideal of inclusion. I am happy to join you today. I hail from Syracuse, NY where I am a freshman in college. I have been fortunate to be included for my entire school career. The idea of school inclusion can be as a lousy...
what humans think is impossible.
Yellow, black. Yellow, black.
Yellow, black. Yellow, black.
Ooh, black and yellow!
Let's shake it up a little.
Barry! Breakfast is ready!
Hang on a second.
- Oan you believe...
Unit 17 The daffodils
Unit 18 Upset in the ocean
Unit 19 You are old Father William
Unit 20 Julius Caesar
How beautiful is the rain
The lake isle of Innisfree
New Oxford Modern English...
Till Death Do Us Part
Divorce is a very controversial issue in today's world. There are so many people out there who have gone through a divorce or wanting to get one. However divorce is not something you can just get right up and obtain. It's...
that you were years ago, than it’s time to try something new. Do you listen to Hard Rock and Rap mostly? Try Jazz or House Music. The great thing about this is with hundreds of thousands of artists out there, there is always something new. Type in the style you want into youtube and listen to what comes...
What has enabled me to become an AS level historian?
There have been many aspects in my life which have been contributing factors to becoming an AS level historian. History has been my favourite subject for as long as I can remember; since I was young I have loved to learn about ancient cities and...
The Golden Ratio
March 31 2011
1. The introduction:
Hello my name is Frederick Smith, I will be speaking you about a fascinating thing that is in everything, it’s a part of you, it created you & its not just in you, its all around you. Its also in all plants and in all animals....
My views on reading and writing
As long as I can remember, I have never been a big fan of school. I approached and conquered the subjects throughout school the best I could. My worst subjects were reading and writing; I was always opposed to the idea of them until just previously...
719 How Should a Husband Treat His Wife?
God’s Answers to Life’s Questions
Some people think because the husband is the head of the wife, which means he has a right to be the boss and keep her in line. Well the Scriptures teach that the husband is the head of his wife, but there is...
I Know What You Did Last Summer
Last summer four terrified friends tried to conceal a secret, but does someone know about it. The horror is starting again and there is a person stalking them to try to hunt them down. Will they die or will they survive. The main characters in this story are Mrs. James...
Don’t Spit In The Well.
You Might Want To Drink From It Sometime
By: Delicia Barnett
Many people don’t remember the Golden Rule: treat people how you want to be treated. This is also followed by “what goes around comes around.” Most of the time people look down on or look over a person because...
To Put off till Tomorrow
In company, someday persons tend to become slow promotion making other workers hard to work, and some of them may lose their position because of habit of putting off work. No matter what company they are in, someday persons are likely to cause problems. For example, they...
recognizes the friendly clown who lives under the golden arches; he is known as Ronald McDonald. McDonalds has become an American phenomenon and society has allowed it to take over the fast food industry. No matter which country you live in, chances are you find a McDonalds within a few miles. McDonalds...
Just A Little Can Do A Lot
“Later Peter, see you tomorrow”, exhorted Barry.
“Awesome party man, yeah see you tomorrow too”, I replied. I had just left Barry’s party that he threw for Super bowl 48. I was walking home from the party with some leftovers. As I walked through the freezing and empty...
“Don’t worry, anyone can make a mistake.” Tyson acts as if this is only a small mistake, when in reality 4 people dying is massive things however in the trenches the attitudes of the soldiers are almost un human. The fact the soldiers drink tea after the deaths could symbolise how normal these occurrences...
28 October 2008
Food For Thought
Robert Frost’s “Nothing Gold Can Stay”
Robert Frost’s poem, “Nothing Gold Can Stay” is a poem about the beauty of life’s wonderful but short-lived treasures, such as spending time with loved ones and chasing dreams. Frost...
April 15, 2011
How Should I Live?
Immanual Kant vs. Jon Stuart Mill
In their works “Principle of Utility” and the “Categorically Imperative” the philosophers Kant and Mill have addressed one of the most prominent questions humans have asked ourselves since the beginning of time; what are the fundamental...
How can I manage my time as an SA?
Time management is defined as the smart and proper apportioning of time to a particular work or grouo of works. Indeed, as an SA, managing your time is really important. I have managed to come up with several tips to effectively manage time. Each is thoroughly discussed...
“Alright, you had passed your 3rd test. Well done Ms. Daniel.” Another interview for achieving my dream job as model for a magazine company specialize for teenager's fashion with the name of Let's Fashion! This interview was my 15th interview that I had attended in my life. “Okay Ms. Daniel, now while...
In our society today it is not acceptable for a person to earn so much money - my opinion. The arguments which were put forward by many of you who said this income was justifiable included:
He is highly qualified – I’m more highly qualified and I can never aspire to earn this sort of money;
“Begin to be now what you will be hereafter.” William James . Begin to be now what you will be hereafter" is the William James' way of saying don't wait for some magic way to show up to get you to what you want to be. You have to do the work to get to
you have no set targets when you have no aim in...
who is retiring. You have been asked to give a farewell speech. Use notes below about your teacher to write your speech..Everybody has a favourite teacher. You know the one I mean; the teacher who transforms the way you see the world, gives you self-belief and whose impact you never really forget.
are the most influenced by what they view on televisions and films. How far do you agree?
Today’s millennials are undoubtedly the most tech savvy humans who have existed till date. With access to technology at the tip of their fingers, they are highly influenced by what they witness on media platforms...
1. What Does the Term Clairvoyance Mean and What Does It Involve?
We predict the future all the time, but we usually, if not always, do it by taking into account our experience, knowledge, and surroundings. Some predictions by psychics come true. So do some predictions by non-psychics...
Lost time is never found again
I can’t but agree with this proverb. Time is a very precious thing, because you can easily lose it and you can never return it. That is why we have to think a lot before doing something in order not to regret it later.
We must appreciate every moment as if it is the last...
A. Explain Kant’s Categorical Imperative
The Categorical Imperative was a deontological, absolute, normative and secular theory put forward by Immanuel Kant in the 18th century. Kant’s theory was deontological which means that it judges morality based on a person’s action rather than the outcome...
motivational speech How Bad Do You Want It?
There was a young man, you know, who wanted to make a lot of money and so he went to this guru, right. And he told the guru you know I wanna be on the same level you are, and the guru said if you wanna be on the same level I’m on, I’ll met you tomorrow at the beach...
"Hard To Explain"
Was an honest man
Asked me for the phone
Tried to take control
Oh, I don't see it that way
I don't see it that way
Oh, we shared some ideas
All obsessed with fame
Says we're all the same
Oh, I don't see it that way
I don't see it that way
Raised in Carolina
Tips on How to Get Rich Fast
Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you could get rich tomorrow? What would you do with all that money? Well believe it or not it can be done. Now I didn’t say it would be easy I just said you could do it. Here are 10 tips on how to get rich fast
READ IT PLS IF YOU APPLY THESE...
Plant – Singing Music of Afro Americans
Music As Resistance: Wale – Golden Salvation
I chose this song because I believe it is extremely relevant to hip-hop culture, and the message it portrays went over the heads of a lot of listeners. First of all, I personally believe that...
Can you manage to make your wife
even 60 per cent happy?
My research shows that there are two types of husbands ---- the ‘Ganeshjee type’ and the ‘Gobar Ganesh Type’. The ‘Ganeshjee type’ husbands think big (big head), listen more (big ears), ask fewer questions (small mouth), honest (lotus),...
You can try any of the following techniques shown below:
Write the necessary information on your fingernails with a pencil, stick your hands IN YOUR POCKETS when you walk into the test if you have many notes on your nails. Then during the test when you come to a point where the notes...
I hate it the most because I know they're right. I haven't cried this hard in so long. My weight is not something I talk about with anyone EVER.
I don't know if i'm actually gaining weight, but they were right that i needed to do something different. i went to warm up for my dance performance and...
"Ask me no questions, and I'll tell you no lies" (Oliver Goldsmith). Lying comes in all shapes and sizes, some are small lies, some are big lies, some are white lies, some are right lies, but no matter how a lie is classified, a lie is always a lie. Mark Twain, the author...
BY : JASON SANJEEV KUMAR
”Mom!!! Where is my school uniform? Mom!!! Quick!!! I am late to school!!! Mom!!!" "Dad, where is my pants? Oh, don't tell me; just help me to find it. OK?" Feel strange hearing these?
No! Teenagers nowadays are all very relying to their parents to help...
only 6’000 years old, then how do we see stars millions and billions of light years away?
This is and excellent and fair question I get asked a lot, and I’ll be happy to answer your question.
First of all, I do not believe the universe has a 6’000 light year radius, I never state that because it would...
already been done with my assignment. I decided I was going to do as my Professor had said and walk away from my work for a while. As I sat at my laptop, reviewing my writing, I heard a loud "pop". Everyone in the house jumped and we all said what was that? Lightening had struck my internet and now it was...
finest examples of how stereotypes fail to delineate a person: The Breakfast Club. The movie takes place in a typical high school environment in which five students unwillingly have a Saturday detention. All of the students immediately characterize one another by their appearance and what little information...
speaking. In this play, each character has their own faults, no better or worse from the people they interact with. One of the key setups in this play is the constant need to always want what you don’t have. Despite this need, the characters almost never go after what they want and if they do by some chance...
In this assignment I will briefly outline the history of computers, how they came about, who made the first one and how they have advanced through the years. I will also explain how computers have impacted on other areas of technology.