Perfection Essays

  • René Descartes 'Meditations Of First Philosophy'

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    Faculty of Judgement In “Meditations of First Philosophy” René Descartes argues that human errors in the faculty of judgement are not God’s fault, even though God is all good and all powerful. Instead, Descartes asserts that humans have a lack of perfection that lead them to make errors. I will argue that this is incorrect, because if God is all good and all powerful, he could make all humans with the ability to have a perfect faculty of judgement, which would prevent them from making errors. Descartes

  • The Hawthorne Symbolism In The Birthmark

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    a charm. She embraces the imperfections and blemishes. Although the birthmark seems not to bother Georgiana her husband Aylmer wants perfection. The birthmark located on Georgiana left cheek is a red mark in the shape of a

  • Prejudice In Toni Morrison's The Piece Of Chocolate

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    Like the milk, the piece of candy is believed to have the power of altering Pecola’s appearance. Morrison offers a vivid insight into the psychological reaction in response to direct racial discrimination, by portraying the character of Claudia. Not prejudiced by the white culture yet, little Claudia has not arrived at the turning point in the development of her consciousness, which would allow her to love “blue-eyed, yellow-haired, pink-skinned dolls” (14). In Christmas Claudia is offered “a big

  • Absolutely True Diary Of A Part-Time Indian Character Analysis

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    In this book, Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Sherman Alexie explores a young Native American student goes through many challenges, with others and himself. The student had a small group of friends, Rowdy, Penelope and Roger. In The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Sherman Alexie shows that friends would stand up for each other, forgive, be trustworthy with keeping secrets, have sympathy, show support and respect. The character of Rowdy shows how friends stand up for each

  • Argumentative Essay On Getting Good Grades

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    In today’s society, a large amount of emphasis is placed on getting good grades. Day in and day out students are told that getting good grades is detrimental to their future. Unfortunately what many students are not told is that their intelligence is not defined by the marks they receive, but rather intelligence is defined by so much more than a letter on a report card. Albert Einstein once said, “Everyone is a genius, but if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole

  • Would Our World Life Without Respect Is Non-Existent?

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    How different would our world be if respect was non-existent? Earth would be chaotic, and people would be hostile without respect in their lives. Although some believe society could survive in a world absent of respect, the majority of humans agree it would be unbearable. Society could not function without respect for four distinct reasons. There would be more malice, less impulse to try new things, humans would lack emotion, and peoples' reputations would disappear. The first reason that it

  • The Importance Of Lifetime Sports

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    Golf is a sport that youth can begin playing at a very young age and enjoy as a casual and/or competitive activity for the rest of their lives. While having fun playing this lifetime sport, young people learn valuable life lessons in sportsmanship, honesty, patience and integrity and use these attributes in a variety of situations they encounter throughout life. Golf also encourages juniors to set goals and develop communication skills with other players. Overall, junior golf helps shape the lives

  • Essay On Slimming Advertisements

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    The slimming advertisement should be banned Nowadays, it is commonly to find a slimming advertisement through the media, from newspaper to internet, magazine to television. Those advertisements always involve pictures of a slim, pretty model, which claimed that if someone uses their product, they can be as slim as the model. Every time, when women see the perfect body shape of the model, the want of being slim is obsessed on their mind, they tried to lose weight by taking pills, eating cellulite

  • The Giver Movie Vs Book Analysis

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    The Giver is about a young boy named Jonas who lives in a community without color, emotion, war, differences, pain, etc. There is only the community. That is until he gets his assignment where he sees and feels things that he never knew existed. One of the major script differences in the film is that we learn right away that Jonas’ community doesn’t see color. Another major script difference is that the ending in the film is different from the ending in the book. The Giver book is more powerful

  • Julio Noboa Polanco Poem

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    Living in a society today makes it hard for many teens and kids our age. We all struggle and stress about this one thing, being unique or different. This is such a huge thing now because they’re are so much people out there who are willing to go to every extent to try be unique, or there are people out there who would go to every extent to just satisfy people. We all struggle with this one problem but yet no one really cares talks about it. In this essay I will be analyzing the poet Julio Noboa Polanco

  • Whiplash Character Analysis

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    In examining the portrayal of Andrew Neiman character by Miles Teller in the film Whiplash who is an ambitious jazz student at Shaffer Conservatory that plays the drums, the audience comes to a realization that he plays the role of Andrew in a convincing manner that effectively reflects a student that want to become famous at jazz. Miles timid way of acting especially through the use of verbal actions like in the open scene of the movie “I am sorry. I am sorry” (at 2:20) (Whiplash) greatly contributes

  • Perfection In The Birthmark

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    have even thought that humanity ripened to perfection. Although this might seem like an uplifting truth about humanity, the reality is that man has a choice to be rather comfortable in sin or to attempt to stray from sin. Nathaniel Hawthorne represent this sin through a symbolic birthmark in his short story “The Birthmark”. This birthmark is laid across an almost perfect woman’s face named Georgina (295). Knowing that the women is so close to perfection, it allows the reader to depict the idea that

  • Fallacy Of Perfection

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    byproduct of individualistic societies is the fallacy of perfection. As someone who was raised in a collectivistic household, but in an individualistic country, you can imagine the cognitive dissonance I faced on a daily basis. Though I faced dissonance every day, I learned that there are unintended aftereffects in both cultures, but there was one common effect, maybe it is a flaw in human nature, but a true flaw nonetheless. The misconception of perfection is astounding, because even those of us who claim

  • Perfection In The Perfect Man

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    The next angle of perfection to be analyzed is slightly more personal to humans in general as it deals with perfection in oneself and not our thoughts, philosophies and ideologies. Taking perfection in terms of the perfect person can be considered as a difficult topic to approach as different people may have different views of what the perfect person should be. For example there have been distinctions made between what Germany led by Hitler during the Second World War and what colonial powers such

  • What Is Perfection In The Giver

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    Antoine de Saint-Exupéry once said “Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.” In “The Giver” by Lois Lowry, they did exactly this to achieve utter “perfection”. In this novel, the main goal of this society was to keep everything perfect, no matter what. The government would do absolutely anything to keep their society “faultless”. They took every flaw, and every ounce of pain away. Instead of dealing with that pain, they cultivated

  • Examples Of Perfection In The Giver

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    Perfection is not necessary to have a good life. In the novel The Giver, the author, Lois Lowry, uses Jonas to show this message. Jonas lives with his family unit, with a set or rules that Jonas did not like. Until he met the giver, and everything changes Jonas´s life. This message of the novel Giver, shows perfection is not necessary to have a good life. In the beginning of the novel, Giver, it shows how following the rules only makes perfection for other people. On page 77-78 it says, “Then he

  • Pursuit Of Perfection In The Odyssey

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    of Perfection:Analysis of the unspoken portion of Ancient Greek culture. Whether we realize it or not, we all relentlessly pursue perfection. In our lives, we strive to be something better or at least to...seem that way. To live a life without faults, without the flaws that make everyone else so imperfect, but always seem to fall too far from that ideal. Perfection remains an objective that can never be reached, something that is unattainable and in stark contrast with reality. In Homer’s “The Odyssey”

  • The Role Of Perfection In Frankenstein

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    Seeking Perfection Many people strive to be the best version of themselves they can be, putting every aspect of their life on hold in order to become as close to the idea of perfection as they can. Although, this idea cannot be reached because it is merely just a thought or obsession in order to succeed. Dr. Jekyll, Victor Frankenstein, and Prometheus all understand this concept very well. They constantly test every limit possible in order to try and achieve the safe haven of perfection and acceptance

  • Examples Of Perfection In The Chrysalids

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    Perfection is only an opinion from a person in great power. In the novel, The Chrysalids by John Wyndham, God is the person in power from what He says in the Bible. The Waknukians believe that they are becoming closer and closer to perfection as the years go by. Some people like David believe the opposite; they are going further away from being perfect. Being perfect is solely based on an opinion, in The Chrysalids, David is placed in a world where being perfect is mandatory and if you are not perfect

  • Essay On Perfection In Baseball

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    Perfection I have experienced many cultures as the son of a United States Marine. Despite constant placement into new cultures, there was one constant: baseball. No matter the country or age group baseball has always been familiar. Sure there were minor differences with each team I played on, but major traditions and values remained the same. The most important aspect of every baseball team was the value of striving for perfection. This focus makes it distinctive from most other culture groups