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  • Simone De Beauvoir's The Second Sex Analysis

    Throughout history, man has been assumed to be a subject and essential being while woman is assumed to be an object and unessential being, therefore, "most women throughout history have been enslaved by men" (1).Until recent times, women have been deprived of being involved in the political, cultural and religious institutions. They were deprived of owning property or inheriting lands and wealth. Since ancient times until the twentieth century, "some cultures practiced what anthropologists have…

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  • Fear Is An Example Of Paradee Espedes

    “Fear is inevitable, I have to accept that, but I cannot allow it to paralyze me.” Standing there while letting it wrap around like a blanket, will not do any good. Instead one must conquer it, and there are various ways to do that. Anger helps to distract and give a focus other than the fear. Clenching fists and widening eyes all help to let it out. Then there is the opposite, self talk. This has a more calming effect with positive thoughts and a way to make one believe the opposite of the fear…

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  • Psychotherapy And Humanism

    times these thoughts would overlap to questions such as, who we are and why are we here. More importantly, the idea of the self fascinated me. Going on, the concept of self-transcendence was another idea that blew my mind because I wondered if many or anyone could ultimately achieve it. According to Frankl, self-transcendence is the capacity that that man can potentially reach if they detach themselves from themselves (Frankl, 1978). I believe it can be true, but through extensive…

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  • Garreau: The Pursuit Of Human Enhancement

    What I have gathered thus far from my time on Earth as well as these first two weeks discussing, “What is Human” is that human nature revolves around pursuits. Some of these pursuits take the form of life-long endeavors, as well as other day-to-day undertakings. I believe engrained in the core of each of these pursuits of varying size is the idea of enhancement in some form. Enhancement seems like a very technical term in this context, but what I mean is that when one comes across something of…

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  • The Concepts Of Abraham Maslow's Hierarchy Of Needs

    to self-transcendence needs at the top Maslow explains that humans must ensure that all their basic survival needs are fulfilled before they can move on to pursue other goals and needs that have reached a higher place on the hierarchy. The everlasting question of what motivates people and the six different…

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  • Maslow's Hierarchy Of Needs Research Paper

    one idiosyncratically is.” Transcendence is connection to others, the universe, or divinity leading to an intensification of life, a feeling of limitless possibilities, and a sense of wonder and awe. Conclusion The most important benefit, in our view, that the hierarchy may provide is its comprehensive reach. Symptom control, relief of fear, expression of love and esteem can have the power to inspire a patient and family to experience self-actualization and transcendence. Maslow’s approach can…

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  • Jean-Paul Sartre's Existentialist Philosophy

    Sartre says that there is an essential part missing, which is choice. Having a choice gives us transcendence. This is important to realize so that one can understand Sartre’s position. Of course, there are factual facts which cannot be changed, which Sartre called this facticity. As always, one can go beyond one’s self. Just so that one can grasp this…

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  • Role Of Alchemy In Taoism

    The bodily exercises are necessary because it is believed that the mortal body is only a cocoon TB166 and that the spirit needs a vessel „to lodge in“, because if the Taoist can not reach the level of transcendence were the spirit can ascend to heaven and his body dies beforehand, he can not reach immortality, thus the body needs to be preserved. ELT631 and is necessary to survive. ELT 622. Furthermore immortality could also be described as a transcendend state of mind, which due to meditation…

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  • A Worn Path Phoenix Bird Analysis

    The phoenix is a powerful symbol. This symbol is often used in literature for its symbolic meaning. The mythological bird bursts into flames at the moment of death, but that is only the beginning of the bird’s story. When the bird has transformed into a mere pile of ashes, it is reborn out of those ashes. Therefore, the phoenix is a symbol of rebirth, resurrection, renaissance, and persistence. The UXL Encyclopedia of World Mythology actually clarifies that, “The main theme of the myth of the…

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  • Fromm's Psychosocial Theory Analysis

    development of the self with respect to external influences. The six criteria are: relatedness, transcendence, rootedness, identity, frame of orientation, and stimulation (Engler, 2009). Relatedness is essentially an individual’s ability to relate to others and eventually empathize with others, which creates a sense of belonging to a social order and responsibility as a contributing member of society. Transcendence is essentially an individual’s acceptance of their existence and efforts to…

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