Life extension

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  • Heaven In Annie Sebold's The Lovely Bones

    I can’t say I’m a very religious person. So when I read the blurb of the novel and saw that it was told from the perspective of the deceased, murdered, and dismembered Susie Salmon, viewing life from heaven, I didn’t go into it with high hopes. But there’s something both magical and perplexing about if there really is a heaven and what it is like. I soon realised that heaven in this book is not meant to be treated as a religious element of the plot, but merely a literary device. Sebold’s depicts…

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  • Hayy's Three Categories

    compare to the low categories because objects in the higher order possess the traits endowed by the lower ones. The first category is the inanimate objects in the world. They have weight, depth, and shape so he concludes that inanimate objects have extension. The second category is vegetation. Vegetation grows as it intakes sun light, water and oxygen; therefore, Hayy concludes that vegetation has growth and requires nutrition. The third category is the living animal.…

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  • Change In Franz Kafka's Metamorphosis

    already living a lonely and secluded life while working as a travelling salesman. He mentions that he “[had] felt hardly any surprise at [the] growing lack of consideration [from] others”, especially because he had become well-versed with fleeting and transitory relationships. Therefore, the alienation caused by Gregor’s metamorphosis can be viewed as an extension of the alienation he already felt as a person. His transformation into a bug serves a metaphor for his life-- one that was already…

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  • Essay On Extraterrestrial Intelligence

    ever witnessed, with emphasis placed on their skills in genetic engineering. They are believed to have been beneficent creators who traveled among the stars, terraforming primordial celestial bodies and seeding them with the foundations of biological life. As such, they are revered by some as gods by the species they created. Which brings me to the topic of this article. How has the arrival of the Engineers affected the world religions and the 51% of the world population who believe in a…

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  • Ethics Of Cloning

    Imagine from the first day born one’s life was already determined as host to harvest organs for other people. Another example is the movie The Island, a hollywood science fiction film based on a society that depended on identical clones of themselves for the purpose of harvesting organs if…

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  • Tenements In Stephen Crane's Maggie, A Girl Of The Streets

    never able to leave. The dark region of Rum Alley of New York portrays the personalities of the characters that live there. Maggie was the only one in her family that had hope to leave the tenements while Jimmie has accepted his fate. Jimmie is an extension of the dark region and all that it encompasses. He grew into the man he despised most of all, his father. "As incumbent of that office, he stumbled up-stairs late at night, as his father had done before him" (Crane 19). Jimmie has fallen…

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  • Art And Religion Analysis

    meaningful to the individual much of the early art is depictions of everyday life (Jensen 51). 31-Such as, the cave art of early men showed the food, nature, tribe members, and what happened in their lives. 32-Since art demonstrates a spatial sense, not just a visual sense, the spatial sense is an expression of doing art and demonstrates the product of thinking (Jensen 51-52). The early religious art was an extension of spatial art which is an expressing of self, or a way to share culture, and…

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  • Organic Architecture: Frank Lloyd Wright

    Different from all architects at his time, Frank Lloyd Wright, Sullivan's disciple, treated rules as something to be broken when needed. Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture was rooted in nature; he called it organic. How did he make his organic architecture apply to time, to environment and to man? How did he merge environment to urban and rural buildings with the use of different materials? Wright chose the word organic to describe his architecture and first used the term in a public address in…

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  • Humanistic Perspective On Death

    instance, “Life-extending substances” in biology where it is believed and experimented on some known naturally occurring and artificially produced chemicals which can increase the life-expectancy of an organism like resveratrol (Baur, et al., 2006). There exists strong belief among scientists that boosting the amount or proportion of in the body of telomerase may help to maintain the protective caps at the ends of chromosomes which could prevent cells from dying leading to extension of life…

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  • Reality In Laurie Halse Anderson's Speak

    You are walking through the forest and come upon a tree with no leaves and what appears to be little life. Most people would assume it is dead based on its appearance without a second thought. However, what if there is life beneath the surface of the tree? What if the appearance of the tree does not reflect its reality? Appearances versus reality is a main theme reflected in Laurie Halse Anderson’s Speak. Throughout the novel, Melinda’s appearance does not reflect who she is inside; however,…

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