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    Everyday we make choices. From the morning we wake up to the time we choose to rest at night, everything in between is a series of choices that turn into physical action. The actions, as a result of thoughtful choices, in turn largely contribute to the person we become. Hence, it is crucial to know how we, as human beings are able to make wise judgments and to know that our choice is the best choice. The will allows human beings to make a sound and best choice among infinite or finite…

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    Consequentialism is a moral theory that state the possible outcome of a consequences based on one action that are basis to any morality or judgement toward the action. In both Utilitarianism & Ethical Egoism use the theories of consequentialism to focus on the outcome of the primary motivation of that action of whether or not that conduct is ethical. A moral right action is one that produce a good result therefore the consequence of the good action is outweigh to all other consideration. The two…

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    The First Frame Summary

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    Forms change when ideas change. By the end of the late eighteenth century, there was a huge movement to renovate theater architecture in France. Philosophers, politicians, and playwrights, including Louis XV, noted that France needed to discard the past theater structure and had started to debate about which structure of playhouse could appropriately support the new age of French theater. They debated on the different modified theater forms to find the ultimate stage design and structure for…

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    Grit In My Life

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    When it comes to grit, most people associate the word with sports. Yes, grit is a big part in my athletic life, but also big in my everyday life as a teen trying to make his way through society. Today, everywhere I look, either on social media or on the streets, everyone is starting to have the same styles, likes, and interests. Not as much difference and uniqueness in society as there should be. Now where does “grit” fall in this? The definition of grit is “courage and resolve; strength of…

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    The Definition Of Honor

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    What is Honor? The definition of honor is having honesty, fairness or integrity in one’s beliefs and actions. There are very different perspectives on what the definition of honor is. Some say that having honor requires you to be a hero of some sort while others may see it as being a great basketball player who brought the team to victory. Even though there are different perspectives on what honor is, there are some things that we can agree on about what it takes to be honorable. Honor is…

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    What is the best picture we can have of ourselves? Is it true that we resemble avocados with a constant bio-mental center or general human substance, or would we say we are more similar to an onion or an artichoke shaped by layers of "society, authentic age, textuality, class, ethnicity, sex, age, level of social force" (261)? The inquiries are particularly human. As the twentieth century analyst Abraham Maslow finished up, "The inconvenience is that the human species is the main species which…

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    The fundamental separation between the religion of the people and the secular did not obtain in Socrates time. Priest were appointed and recognized by the whole city and their job was to interpret the desires of the gods. The basics being that human beings were to fear the gods, sacrifice to them, and honor them with festivals and prayers. The sacred were woven into the everyday life of the Athenians, and they demonstrated their piety by following rituals, ceremonies and sacrifices. Consequently…

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    Plato demo straights how things influence our choices, visions, and beliefs. One of these things can be family and friends. In this piece of wring, “Allegory/Myth of the Cave”, Plato describes a world condensed into a single cave. Through the use of imagery, you can connect the process of enlightenment to things in today’s society. From birth, our parents show us how to act, what to believe, how to walk, and much more. This being extremely similar to the ideas discussed in the story. The use…

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    In the chapter “Excerpts from The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism by Max Weber (1905)”, it outlines the ascetic Protestantism and analyzes the role Protestants more specifically Calvinism played in forming a capitalist society noting that religion played a crucial role in the formation of capitalist society. Key concepts: capitalism, Protestantism asceticism, history In “Chapter IV, The Religious Foundations of Worldly Asceticism” historically, there have been four major forms of…

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    1. What is a typical pattern of reasoning in moral matters? Through dialogue in the Crito, Socrates outlined the process of addressing moral matters. First, decisions must be made through reasoning, and exempt of emotion (Cahn, 2013). Next, during the decision making process we must think for ourselves, therefore, we may not be able to appeal to popular beliefs or adhere to social norms. Finally, our decisions should not be morally wrong, regardless of outside influences or potential…

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