That makes the people poor and oppressed. He considered that religions are fool to people to get rid of the pain hurt from war. And He said, religion promises happiness in life for a while only. That is why Karl Marx critic about the ideology of religion and said religion is opium of the people. In additional, Marx said it necessarily a conservative, status-quo-preserving force (Mihaela Serban).
According to Plutarch, an ancient philosopher, said, "The wicked do not need the punishment of God or man, because his corrupt and tormented life is a continuous punishment for them.” This phrase shows how although in some part of the life of Faustus he has everything, at the end he lost everything. When Faustus understand that his contract was about to end, he lives his last days with a lot of fear of what could happen. Faustus ignores God to have a life full of gratuities, fear, and power. Of course, he got it, but he regrets at the end because he ignores God and his punishment was a perpetual life in the
“America’s Unjust Sex Laws” is an editorial published in the Economist that argues that America’s laws for sex offenders is too stringent. The author makes tenacious arguments that gets the reader thinking, however most of the arguments that were made I contest with. “America’s Unjust Sex Laws” argues that the sex offender laws in America are too harsh. It begins by discussing “Megan’s Laws” and the Adam Walsh Act of 2006 to describe the current sex offender laws. The author then goes on to discuss how large the sex-offender registry is in order to support their first point that harsh penalties shouldn’t be imposed for minor crimes.
However, Buddhism cannot be simply categorized as a pessimistic religion since it also explains to its followers how to get rid of unhappiness. The Buddha taught that even the worst sinner can achieve deliverance after paying for what was done by him. Buddhism is the religion of hope for every person. The hope that one day anybody will be able to achieve this salvation. At the same time, many of other religions offer that some individuals will be bad endlessly and there is an infinite hell waiting for these people.
The people living among dystopian society in Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley, accept soma’s ability to create superficial happiness and manage their thoughts, but only through control over one’s own mind can true happiness be achieved. With the drug soma, the government maintains its stability through control over the people. The citizens think they are happy, but true happiness can only come from within. From the very start, the people are taught how to behave and that emotional connections with others were not necessary in life. When an individual uses soma, they become overwhelmed in happiness and all of the negativity disappears from their life.
It was Dorian´s decisions the ones that led him to his death. The end of the novel show that the painting didn´t actually had any “moral stance”, because it was reverted to its natural state of beauty. Dorian followed some aesthetic principles, and this ones stated how art should be apart from any moral feelings. Even the mentor of Dorian states this when saying to Basil that “An artist should create beautiful things but should put nothing of his own life into them” (chapter 1). This words of Lord Henry show how art should be separated from any kind of sentimentalism.
Torture is defined as the intentional use of physical or physiological pain to gain advantage over an individual. And most people say it 's ok because it 's “ for a good causes” because that 's what the government has told them. People don 't actually know what they do and why they do it. Just because the person is from a different country or has a different culture that doesn 't make them a terrorist and it doesn 't mean they are going to attack our country. 65% of people that our government torture to get information end up dying before we can get anything from them.
It is because Zimbardo instructed the guards to clean and polish the prisoner’s cell when their parents visited. It was an unethical practice because they hid the real setting of the prison. They were afraid that the parents might insist on taking their son’s home if they would know the state of the jail. Although Zimbardo defended that the emotional distress experienced by the prisoners was unpredictable, it is still an unethical practice because he conducted it without realizing that there is a possible risk it may bring to the participants. He is a selfish psychologist who just wanted to get a result.
Scientists were thought to have control over the force of creation and nature itself. Because God is the ultimate creator, a scientist’s work seems to infiltrate God’s realm. Aylmer thinks of his wife’s birthmark as a bad omen, sadness, and death (Hawthorne). He considers it a link to the original sin. He is not contented with his wife’s spiritual perfection through her words but wants her taint removed.
Clearly, God’s desire was that people would enjoy His creation and treasure it. However after the fall people began to live sinful selfish lives, doing only that which brought themselves comfort; this included destroying God’s gifts. Of course, this does not mean that Christians should go off and live in a jungle. Instead they should be sharing the gospel in the most wicked places and helping others to see that creation is God’s gift to the human