Philosophy of love

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  • The Symposium, Consolation Of Philosophy, And The Reasons Of Love

    initial reflection on love was basically that I despise the ways society has twisted the meaning of love, but have encountered some moments similar to love in my life, albeit not being closely acquainted with it. Reading The Symposium, Consolation of Philosophy, and The Reasons of Love has not provided me with a clear explanation as to what love truly is, but has provided me with multiple interpretations for further pondering. The Symposium was my favorite of the texts that we read for this course. Pausanias’ speech, in particular, related to my initial reflection in discussing base love in comparison to noble love. According to Pausanias, base love is love that is based on sexual gratification while noble love…

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  • John Donne's Philosophy Of Love Essay

    “Stand still, and I will read to thee, A lecture, love, in love’s philosophy.” - John Donne, Lecture upon the Shadow For the exceptionally intricate John Donne (1572-1631), love played a crucial role in his life, and ultimately became the basis of his poetry in all different aspects and forms. In essence, life had become love for him: the love for women, his wife and God. Either physical, emotional or religious, Donne’s poetry includes the omnipresence of romance, passion and worship…

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  • Athens And Sparta Comparison Essay

    Athens and Sparta are both well-known cities that associated themselves with the Greeks and Greece. To this day most people can tell you at least were Sparta and Athens was located. The issue was that these two cities were major rivals and quite different. Sparta was very militaristic city that focused heavily on gaining more land and power for their city and for Greece. They required that all men join the military and help during wars. Sparta was known more as a laid back city that did worried…

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  • The Biblical Definition Of Marriage

    could have been addressed before marriage. God will help you. He will empower you to overcome any habit or addiction that’s weighing you down and hindering you from being complete in Him. These weaknesses have to be addressed before we say the words “I do”. There are many singles who believe that when they find that special someone, he or she will complete them. This is not the case at all. Finding that “perfect” person will not make you complete or whole. They may satisfy you for a short…

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  • Does Marriage Make A Couple Healthier?

    one of the spouses are not responsible the other partner can improve their responsibility. In certain cultures, the women in the marriage would be more responsible because most of the women have to care of the house while taking care of the children. Overall marriages have a positive effect on couples when it comes to making them rich, healthy, and lastly having it traditional would be a way of a better bond. Marriage is something that has to be a commitment and not as a one time thing. As an…

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  • Persuasive Essay About Being Single

    who is single and claims they are having fun being single, but waits patiently for “the right one”. Then there 's the one who gets up and searches for “the right one”. The one who searches for the right one is the unhappiest of them all because when you search for something that 's not there you make things up. Anyone that comes around you think you like, but deep down inside you don 't like them. You think you like them, but you only like them because they are here. People don 't know how to…

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  • Marriage Interview Paper

    By comparing these two couples, I could come up with many similarities and of course a few differences. Per my interview, both couples were against living together before marriage and they believe that could have effect in any happy marriage life afterward in negative way. Both couples have known each other for quite a long time and have dated for a good amount of time when they can know each other’s strengths and weaknesses. Moreover, I realized an interesting factor among these individual that…

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  • Singleness And Marriage

    In the book of Genesis, "a man will leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, the two shall form one". This divine citation calls each of us to this sacred union which symbolize the family. The very imperative nature of this sentence is a moral obligation for everyone to unite in the bond of marriage, something that also seems not to challenge the conscience of many people, specifically young people in America. Recent statistical studies and the results of several investigations…

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  • Traditional Dating Essay

    or accepted by one 's family? What happen to opening the car door for a girl? What happen to the romance? Nowadays it just seems like the guy shows up at her house and just sends her a text telling her to come out. Feels like some men have forgotten to treat a lady or maybe their parents just never taught them any those kinds of acts. Also it is not just men acting like a gentlemen, both genders play a role in these kinds of things. Some might think that dating and getting someone to love you is…

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  • Pursuit Of Happiness Essay

    was first recorded in the 15th century. The online etymology dictionary states, from Greek to Irish, a great majority of the European words for “happy” at first meant “lucky.” However, in modern day the word happiness has seemed to equate itself, or go hand-in-hand with money, love, and relationships. Furthermore, people think money, love and relationships can create happiness in their lives. So, what exactly is happiness?…

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