Conscience

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  • Marmeladov: A Character Of Self-Conscience

    family. Soon, however, he loses his job to alcohol and drunkenness and has not dared to return home. As he proceeds with his story, Marmeladov looks back and contemplates on his actions. Concept: Marmeladov strikes the reader as a character of self-conscience. Although having drunk away most of his wealth and family, Marmeladov is fully aware of his choices. Having to have forced his wife into…

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  • The Conscience Of A Liberal By Paul Krugman

    Conscience of a Liberal A government directly interfering with the economy of its nation is contrary to the ideals of basic capitalism. When the New Deal was introduced by Franklin Delano Roosevelt in response to the Great Depression, it was viewed with skepticism due to its perceived anti-capitalistic policies and seemingly communist-esque ideas, which struck fear in the eyes of Americans. However, Roosevelt proved that government involvement in the economy is not only stable, but also is a…

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  • Examples Of Conscience In Jane Eyre

    matter how great or insignificant, has an underlying backstory. As a result, one’s childhood often accounts for one’s character. In Jane Eyre, by Charlotte Brontë, Jane, through her past struggles at Gateshead and Lowood, develops a strong sense of conscience. Jane actes upon thoughts that are rational and logical, and has strong morals behind her thinking. At Lowood, Jane’s sense of what is wrong or right starts to develop, when she stands up to Miss Scatcherd because Helen is punished…

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  • Moral Conscience In To Kill A Mockingbird

    in the 1950s, as well as modern teens, fight to make a change for what they are certain is unethical. Both Harper Lee and these modern-day revolutionaries show how a single person’s moral conscience can act as a catalyst for change. While the prospect of change may seem inevitable, it takes a moral conscience to…

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  • Chapter 5 Of Raskolnikov's Conscience

    Raskolnikov’s conscience deals with morality and free will versus guilt in this chapter as Porfiry constantly asks him questions about his life, his religious views and the day of the pawn lady’s murder. In chapter five, Razumihin and Raskolnikov visit Porfiry. Razumihin introduces Raskolnikov to his uncle, Porfiry and Zamyotov enters. Raskolnikov becomes very restless and hopes his relaxed entrance will convince the detectives he has nothing to do with the murders. Raskolnikov knows Porfiry is…

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  • Summary Of Lynn Stout's Cultivating Conscience

    “We should expect the best and the worst from mankind, as from the weather.” said Marquis De Vauvenargues This is the first statement that author Lynn Stout uses in this book, Cultivating Conscience: How Good Laws Make Good People. This quote reflects on the power of conscience in a civilized society. What is the best way to get people to behave themselves? Although many experts assume that humans are selfish creatures who respond only to punishments and rewards. Yet every day people behave…

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  • The Fluidity Of War In Louisa Thomas's Conscience

    Louisa Thomas’ book Conscience detailing the lives of her relatives leading up to and during World War I is a tale which reveals the effects that war and a changing era have on faith, loyalty, and a person’s conscience. While the plot is told in relation to the life of Norman Thomas, a man who began the war as a minister and ended it as a socialist and pacifist, the other characters are integral in relaying the central themes. Throughout the book, the reader can follow Norman Thomas’ changing…

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  • Regressive Reproduction And Throwaway Conscience Analysis

    The article, “Regressive Reproduction and Throwaway Conscience” by Donald Kuspit, begins the author statement, “That a new kind of social realism/neo-revolutionary or would be revolutionary art, does not presume to be our conscience. Yet it certainly sounds like the voice of conscience, bluntly speaking paradoxical truths that are hard to bring to consciousness and troubling to hear”. The author first focuses on Barbara Kruger, who makes a political point addressed to men. Kruger is stating…

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  • Margaret Chase Smith's Declaration Of Conscience

    On June 1, 1950, Margaret Chase Smith delivered her speech, “Declaration of Conscience” in order to make the Senate and President Truman re-evaluate their positions on a speech made four months prior. In February of 1950, fellow Republican Senator Joseph R. McCarthy accused 205 members of the State Department of being communist traitors to the United States government. His accusations caused fear, mistrust, and hatred among the senators. Through her speech a few months later, Smith set the…

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  • Comparing Blackburn's Views On Conscience And Tolerance

    “Conscience is the fundamental characteristic of being human that makes it possible to know and do good,” (Blackburn 23). Blackburn classifies conscience as the fundamental characteristic of being human, meaning that conscience is a determinant of who, or what sort of person one should be. Similarly, when Blackburn talks about conscience in this manner, there is an understanding that conscience is a part of our human design; therefore, it is a representation of who we are both internally and…

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