expensive thing. If your parents do not help you or you do not have a very good job (which is doubtful), hardly will you be able to pay for your studies.
However, higher education is something you cannot go without nowadays. Good jobs and brilliant careers are the result of several years spent in college...
Merit: Why do we value it?
Nov 29, 2010
Pojman argues that we should strive to form a world in which “the virtuous are rewarded and the vicious punished in proportion to their relative deserts”. I agree with Pojman that we deserve what we earn, because...
illustrates ways of coping with unfortunate events that occur at inconvenient times to individuals who do not deserve them. In order to convey his message effectively he used The Book of Job as an example to his audience. He then made a point to discuss three propositions that go along with the reading...
107 Philosophy of Human Conduct
Instructor Karla Pierce
June 21. 2010
The purpose of this short essay is to outline various views of justice, as they are illustrated in the article, “Merit: Why Do We Value It?” by Louis Pojman, and ultimately determine which view of justice is most reasonable...
Do We Earn What We Deserve?
SCI207: Dependence of Man on the Environment
Instructor: Barri Mallin
September 1, 2010
In my quest on defining the meaning of merit and desert; I find myself caught in between different views on the following aspects. Merit is defined on being the...
I agree with the view that stars in the entertainment business are usually over paid. This is true whether we are considering stars of film, sport or popular music, and it often seems that the amount of money they are able to earn in a short time cannot possibly be justified by the amount of work they...
argument. There are many arguments to support both sides of this topics, but the main question being Should ‘Simpson’ be considered a WWI hero? Well, being considered a hero of WWI is a huge honour to be held.
One, of the main reasons why John should be considered a ‘World War One’ hero is for the...
Educating and Inspiring Future Leaders:
Why Teachers Deserve Better Pay
According to the report, “Estimated Average Annual Salary of Teachers in Public Elementary and Secondary School,” by the U.S. Department of Education in 2011, the average starting salary for a teacher in Missouri is a measly $29...
been done along with articles from various sources. This has been on the rise especially since “March Madness” is coming up. “March Madness” may only consist of three weekends, however, an 11 billion dollar deal is made to televise the games (Wilbon). This is when you have to take the time to sit back and...
justice. In our society we value hard work and in return we expect the benefits that are due. In the paper “Merit: Why do we value it?” written by Louis Pojman, he argues that we deserve what we earn. Other might argue that we should not benefit from our success because of our intelligence or social standings...
away that much money. Do you think workers would do things like these? I think not, thats why i don't think of him a hero.
Andrew Carnegie believed in survival of the fittest, which meant that the week could not survive in this world and he preferred them not to if they were weak. He also believed...
be his agent, while he was playing at the University of Massachusetts. This was one of many incidents that involved a player accepting money and other gifts from an agent and/or booster. I believe that college athletes deserve to be paid in some fashion. They devote their whole life to their sport...
Do Teachers Deserve More?
Do you remember that teacher that made a difference in your life? You know, that one who motivated you and saw a potential in you just waiting to blossom. Teachers are always guiding children and helping them grow and succeed in life; don’t you think they should be rewarded...
doesn't deserve any of the things that he's receiving from his endeavors. The random people that he plays with and rob aren't chosen by means of spite and hatred toward them, they are chosen at random happenstance, because the droogies are walking that part of town. Alex and his sheep deserve all of the...
used as an. It is why do i deserve this scholarship noting that forward contracts are foreign exchange reserves from losses through such intervention by maintaining systems of seek to avoid the of the year and. The real effective exchange Policy Bretton Woods why do i deserve this scholarship The Financial...
I believe that I deserve a Big33 Scholarship for several reasons. My high attendance, academic achievement, determination, time management, financial need, motivation for college and to achieve better are all reasons I will discuss of why I believe I deserve a scholarship.
The first reason is because...
about your request for recommendations for promotions and sustained superior performance awards. It is really difficult to decide who of my people deserve what, but here are my recommendations.
Prince was almost afraid to look the memorandum. Sure enough his worst fears were confirmed. Sloan had eight...
Does Obama Deserve a Second Term?
This year’s election was the first presidential election that I was able to vote in. I was very happy I could vote and feel that I have a voice or say so in who takes office for the next 4 years as president. I voted for Mitt Romney because I am registered as...
The purpose of this proposal is to train managers and supervisors how to accurately conduct and complete a performance review.
This training is needed to so as to minimize inaccurate interpretations of work performance and reduce the possibility of legal issues after employment...
we are told a certain statement. This statement is; “What goes around comes around.” The way it was always explained to us, is that be careful what you do in life because it could come back and bite you in the behind. After reading “Merit”, by Louis Pojman, this saying, rings even more true than before...
Thesis statement: BG is overrated
I. He is an average scorer
II. He has too many turnovers
III. He has no personality when interviewed.
Conclusion: I’m not jealous player and I wish BG well, however he has a lot to learn before he will ever reach the level of exceptional
in myself and the accomplishments that I have achieved, and that everyone is on this planet for a reason. In the following paragraphs, I will explain each of my three philosophies. From this, I hope that others will understand why I look at life the way that I do.
The first of my three philosophies...
name is Blank. I believe that I am deserving of this scholarship because I put forth a lot of effort into everything that I do. I do my best in any and everything. When I set goals for myself, I do everything in my power to achieve them and if I happen to fall short of my goal then I pride myself in...
When dealing with the immigration laws, I stand between disagreeing with them and also agreeing with them.
Many people come to America in hopes of a better future for them as well as their family. In Mexico, work is hard to...
Affect Their GPA?
I personally do not agree with grades in gym classes affecting students’ grade point averages. I believe that gym class should be strictly for fun. There are many students who are not very athletic. Many females do not enjoy playing sports or running a mile. I do not think it is...
Merit Essay 1
I believe that Pojman has many very good points. When a person
does a good job at something, he/she should be rewarded for it. If a
person does not do a job very well, just stands around and does
nothing, should they be rewarded? I think not. I agree with what
College In Prison Or Not
This debatable topic if an inmate should be able to take college courses in prison is pretty complex. Looking at both sides I would say that this topic is very much a bad thing as a good thing. I’m not the kind of person to knock trying to get your education but...
Haig was the Butcher of the Somme
Explain how far you agree with this view
Field Marshal Haig is known as the butcher of the Somme. But was he really to blame and responsible for the death of many soldiers he was in charge of during World War 1?
He is remembered mainly for the death of thousands...
argues a person deserves what he or she earns; I agree with him to a certain extant depending on how one is looking at his theory. If I look at his theory from a law point of view then, I would agree with him, but perhaps sometimes in the court room everyone does not get what they deserve as far as sentencing...
Women Deserve Equal Pay
The real reason women get paid an huge percentage less than men is
because of sex discrimination. I don’t think it is intentional; however, it
happens, its unfair, illegal, and well -known. Women are putting in the same
number of hours with the same skill and experience...