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  • Causes Of Infidelity In Relationships

    fifteen percent of women have been unfaithful to their partner during their relationship. It seems like cheating is a trend that many have learned to live by. Whether it be a present or past affiliation, several people have tried to fill this physical and emotional void by stepping out on their significant other. There are countless causes of infidelity in relationships. Some of these reasons are more practical than others, such as lack of sexual pleasure, personal interest, and emotional fulfillment. The lack of sexual pleasure is a more obvious reason for the cause of infidelity. People like sex! This statement might be bold and controversial but sex does play a big factor in relationships. Many may disagree and say sex is not important in an relationship but Nicole Yorio, author of "The Truth About Why Men Cheat" states "But know that sex does matter — it 's one of the key ways your guy expresses his love and feels close to you, so be sure to keep it a priority." Not only is it men that cheat because of the lack of sexual pleasure, women do too. I once had a friend that was in an relationship that lacked sexual satisfaction. Her boyfriend (at the time) treated her like a queen. Anything and everything she wanted, was given to her. We all wanted what she had; or at least we thought we did. From the outside her relationship looked great but behind closed doors was a different story. Because my friend found comfort in me, she began to tell me the wrong she had done. She…

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  • The Differences Of Socrates And Callicles

    influx of pleasure. In contrast, Socrates emphasizes on the idea of eudaimonia, according to which a happy and flourishing person is one that lives an orderly life, in which the person maintains discipline and control over oneself. The present account will discuss Socrates’ responses to Callicles’ position on what it is that makes a person’s life good. First, I will provide a reconstruction of the two arguments made by Socrates. Secondly, I will give a critique on the arguments. The first…

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  • Analysis Of The Poem The Nymph's Reply To The Shepherd

    of the poem. Raleigh’s poem is a direct mockery of Marlowe’s poem and all the claims and promises he makes in it. The two poems have a focus on the themes of nature, time, love, and life. Raleigh’s poem “The Nymph’s Reply to the Shepherd” contradicts and/or challenges Marlowe’s view on each of the themes. In the poem “The Passionate Shepherd to his love,” it starts off with the line “Come live with me and be my love” (1). The Shepherd starting the poem off this way sets the tone for what he…

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  • The Theme Of Inception, By Christopher Nolan

    one could achieve in life. Mill states utility as happiness which means pleasure and the absence from pain. Anything a person does should make then happy and there should be no result in pain of unhappiness. The ultimate way to choose whether or not we are doing the right thing is if “that actions are right in proportion as they tend to promote happiness, wrong as they tend to produce the wrong of happiness” say’s Mill.( p.16) No matter if the actions seems right there’s a bigger picture that if…

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  • Christian Hedonism In The Case Of St. Augustine's Confessions

    ceased to pursuit of pleasure at the end of his conversion. With the context that was provided through the text along with the Piper’s article on Christian Hedonism, in my personal judgment, I came to the conclusion that Augustine did not cease his pursuit of pleasure after being converted, but would say that he began his journey as a Christian hedonist after his conversion. According to Piper and his input on the true meaning of what it is to be a hedonist is described to be the pursuit of some…

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  • Essay On Nozick's Experience Machine

    expanding on the definition of pleasure we see that by not plugging in we are actually doing the more pleasurable act. Nozick experiment asks us to imagine a machine that once connected to allows for us to experience the greatest possible pleasures. The machine then is better at supplying us with pleasure than our regular lives. The connection is permeant, meaning that you are connected until death. He then asks us to consider whether or not we would connect to the machine. If we only cared…

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  • John Mill Utilitarianism Analysis

    In utilitarianism, many philosophers including Jeremey Bentham believe that utilitarianism is a useful tool when trying to make a decision that could have a great effect on one or many individuals. John Mill decided to extend this theory and state that it provides the greatest number of happiness for the greatest number of individuals. Moreover, Mill believed in the theory of the greatest happiness principle, which states “actions are right in proportion as they tend to promote happiness, wrong…

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  • John Stuart Mill's Utilitarianism

    produce the reverse of happiness” (p. 90). Many utilitarians look at utility as pleasure, with the absence of pain. He presents utilitarianism as a view that utilitarians perceive to be the morally right action is the action that produces the most good. This is implied by the theory that the right action is accepted in terms of the consequences produced. Mill believes everything is derived from this desire for happiness, and it is the sole basis of morality. Derived from this…

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  • Coke And Pepsi Social Contract Theory

    It is common knowledge that corporations are profit driven and it is easy for them to exploit and misinform, because that is what brings in the most revenue. According to the Social Contract Theory these dishonest actions are immoral because, “actions are morally right just because they are permitted by rules that are free, equal and rational”. (Schafer, 2012, p. 189) In covering the truth of how sugar impacts childhood obesity sugar by using force, the way the Bush administration did (enter doc…

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  • John Stuart Mill Utilitarianism Essay

    John Stuart Mill's teleological perspective of Utilitarianism, guarantees that “actions are right in proportion as they tend to promote happiness, wrong as they tend to produce the reverse of happiness. By happiness is intended pleasure and the absence of pain; by unhappiness, pain and the privation of pleasure.” (Mill, p.54) This ethical theory emphasizes that as reasonable beings that naturally interact and are compelled to settle on choices every day, how those choices are established—our…

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