Philosophy of love

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    “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 provide a unique scope to love in every angle, theoretical and practical. To develop his philosophy of love, Donne sought to deeply understand it through his different experiences of its joys, pleasures and even sorrows. He thus went on a quest for discovery,…

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    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…

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    Marriage Interview Paper

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Singleness And Marriage

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    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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    Is Marriage Out-of-Date in Today’s Society? Marriage is a relationship in which one person is always right and the other is the husband! Marriage seem like the most important part of life because the media portrait that when a men and women fall in love they get marry in a couple of month after knowing each other and then they have an amazing family and live in a big house. In today society Marriage is out-of-date because people find the single life to be more enjoyable. Single people and…

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    Born and raise in the world of technology, I sure can say a lot has changed. We went from big screen computers, which were so heavy I couldn’t move it when I was 7, to our tablets which is a 7 year old modern toy. Technology has it’s ups and downs and us as humans have to know which to approve and which to ignore. In his recent book, Modern Romance, standup comedian Aziz Ansari talks about how the culture of finding love has change dramatically. He interviews thousands of people, old and…

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