Name: Thy Pham #17 The Importance of Humanity What if you’re an exact copy of someone? Will you make the same decisions as that person? Are you your own person or a backup for the original you? The House of the Scorpion, a novel written by Nancy Farmer, is about a clone named Matt that struggles with his identity and survival. Like many books, The House of the Scorpion has many themes.
“...every animal down to the humblest worked… even the ducks and hens… carrying tiny wisps of hay in their beaks.” (ch.3, pg.28) They were very proud that they could run a society by themselves with each of them having a different job. These differences lead to what the animals did: the stronger animals worked on the fields while the smarter ones used their intellect to guide the farm. Some jobs were also more important and were more respected than others. “The whole management and organisation of this farm depend on us, [pigs]” said a pig. (ch.3 pg.36) This meant that since each animal contributed differently to the farm and had a certain level of respect, each of them had a different importance level.
With the resources that would be provided to me by being a Schulich leader, I would be able to help others to the maximum of my abilities. I am hard working and take joy in helping others. This allows me to inspire people to also help others. My Academic Track Records, my financial need, and my extensive community involvement all make me a great Schulich Leader.
Human beings struggle with good and evil and Stevenson goes to the extreme to to show this relationship. One of the major ideas presented in Jekyll and Hyde is the need for both good and evil to live in coexistence within an individual’s conscience. Jekyll’s experiments prove that a balance between the two sides of nature is crucial to be content in the world. He realizes that the only reason he is able to be one of the two sides of his nature is because he
Kinesthetic learning can be classified as trial and error learning; learning by performing the task. Personally, it is not until I perform the task that I gain the confidence within myself that I have actually believe that I understand. The second style is Aural, which is to listen, discuss, talk, and question. This relates to me because I want to know every piece of information that is available to me, and I want to question every aspect that I do not
This source is an an article produced by Philip Zimbardo, a highly influential and well known psychologist. It is about the true essence of good and evil, heroes and villains and what defines these ideas, as after all, they are nothing but ideas that we have created. This sources definition and understanding of heroism completely contradict the notion that Jesse James was a hero and highlights the contrast between a true hero and a “false idol” as it seems that Jesse James was. Zimbardo firstly does his best to answer the questions, “What makes us good?” and, “What makes us evil?” “ Evil can be fostered by dehumanization, diffusion of responsibility, obedience to authority, unjust systems, group pressure, moral disengagement, and anonymity,
I have gained experience and skills from my teammates during the project. This project make me realised the importance of communication and presentation skill so in future I will continuously work on improving my verbal communication and presentation skills. After working on this project I felt more confident and will always try to improve my skills so that I can work in any
The topic of Good and Evil are a fundamental element in the philosophy of both Thomas Hobbes and John Locke. In the Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes and Locke’s An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, the reader is introduced to each author’s concept of good and evil. It is only in understanding their relativistic concepts of good and evil that one can then comprehend the rest of each work and ultimately their philosophies as a whole. The purpose of this paper is to first come to an understanding of each author 's definition of good and evil, to compare and contrast these two enlightenment thinkers, and finally, in concluding, to consider the dire ramifications which flow from an acceptance of their philosophies. To begin, in his dedication letter to Francis Godolphin, Thomas Hobbes states that his work, The Leviathan, was written as an “endeavor to advance the Civill Power.” In as much as this work contains political philosophy it is of the utmost importance that the author’s position on good and evil are diligently studied so as to judge this
This is so as he really goes in depth when exploring the themes such as wisdom and knowledge, power and determination. The theme of wisdom and knowledge in this hinted in Oedipus’ search for the truth and is sorting for Tiresias who has knowledge of such. The line “O Tiresias master of all the mysteries of our life… we are in your hands…” The theme of determination is shown through his constant asking of Tiresias to reveal the truth even after his refusal to do so. It is also here that the theme of power is portrayed in the line. “Strange response… unlawful, unfriendly too to the state that bred and reared you – you withhold the word of god.” Oedipus was saying to Tiresias that since he is the king Tiresias should obey his wishes because he can be severely
Interdisciplinary is focused on a single subject of investigation which can be understood using knowledge coming from different disciplines. So, there is a single question which can be comprehended by integrating knowledge and methods from different disciplines. researchers inform each other’s work and compare individual findings. Multidisciplinary involves numerous discipline approaches, which is that each team member can use his expertise to come up with findings. When members share their results, it allows them to see whether their findings are steady or conflicting.