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Disobedience Essays (Examples)

306 results for “Disobedience”.


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Research Paper

Criminal Justice

Possible Benefits of Disobedience

Words: 1619
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Civil disobedience has had varying degrees of prevalence ever since the history of civilized man. This fact is due to a variety of causes including social points of stratification,…

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7 Pages
Essay

Family and Marriage

Fear vs Courage Obedience vs

Words: 2437
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Essay

He goes so far as to say that disobedience may be the thing that eventually saves the human race. His argument is that if people blindly follow the commands…

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7 Pages
Research Paper

Government

Taxes Direct Democracy and Federalism

Words: 1986
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Research Paper

This is designed to help support individuals who are dealing with financial challenges. The problem is that select amounts of recipients will use as a way to live off…

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5 Pages
Thesis

Government

Thoreau Says Government Is at

Words: 2152
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Thesis

What does this have to do with the rest of paragraph 27? The individual and the institution of the state cannot flourish when their interests are in competition: one…

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2 Pages
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Government

Government's Curtailment of the Liberal

Words: 566
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

He centers on people's inability to act according to the dictates of their conscience, for the existence of laws and policies rendered society paralyzed and unable to think conscientiously…

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2 Pages
Article Review

Criminal Justice

Obedience to Authority Asserts That

Words: 935
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Article Review

' However, ill-tempered is a somewhat subjective judgment, given that the protestors of the civil rights era were likely to be judged as similarly 'ill tempered' by those who…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Government

How Free Is the Will of the Individual Within Society

Words: 989
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Conflict between Civil Obedience and Moral Freedom (Free ill and Personal Conscience) in the Discourses of Henry Thoreau, Martin Luther King, and Plato People in societies, upon establishing institutions…

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4 Pages
Essay

Film

Cool Hand Luke the Film

Words: 1118
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

How should one interpret the final escape attempt? There are definitely more sides to it. First of all, Luke is trying to escape his prison condition and, in conformity…

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6 Pages
Essay

History - Asian

How Did Gandhi Influence Martin Luther King

Words: 1888
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Gandhi Influenced Martin Luther King Martin Luther King Jr. is a historical figure as he helped to win civic liberties and social equality for the Black Americans during the…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Terrorism

Institutionalized Mass Murder the Roots

Words: 595
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Two, countries or world leaders might act with selfish motives. For instance, genocide might be ignored if that country is a valuable trading partner or a member of a…

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5 Pages
Essay

Literature

Charles Fort's We Do Not Fear the

Words: 2010
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Charles Fort's We do not Fear the Father and Louise Edrich's the Lady in the Pink Mustang, what are the metaphors, similes and allegories in these two poems? How…

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3 Pages
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Government

Monkey Wrench Gang by Edward Abbey

Words: 1034
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Monkey Wrench Gang," by Edward Abbey [...] issue, where does Monkey Wrenching (the type of political activity in the Monkey Wrench Gang) fit into protest politics as a bridge…

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11 Pages
Research Paper

Terrorism

Elf Earth Liberation Front Elf Elf Logo

Words: 2984
Length: 11 Pages
Type: Research Paper

ELF Earth Liberation Front (ELF) ELF Logo 2009 (Earth Liberation Front, N.d.) Eco-Terrorism Overview Examples of Eco-Terrorism Groups The Earth Liberation Front If a Tree Falls in the oods:…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Business - Law

Locke and Nathan Tarcov

Words: 703
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Letter From a Birmingham Jail by Martin Luther King, Jr., and John Locke's views on social contracts. Specifically it will discuss the structure of law according to Locke and…

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4 Pages
Essay

Sociology

Social Commentator Thomas Frank Has Published an

Words: 1425
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

social commentator, Thomas Frank, has published an insightful article in the February, 2011 issue of Harper's magazine assailing the members of what he describes as the privileges class in…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Government

Thoreau and Locke Acknowledge the Right of

Words: 1057
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Thoreau and Locke acknowledge the right of the people to renounce their allegiance to their government, what is the difference between their understandings of this right and what different…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Business - Law

Disobeying the Law Have Always

Words: 1405
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

By developing military weapons that can hurt a large percentage of people if deployed, what the country is doing is the exact opposite of what it is required to…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Black Studies

Martin Luther King Jr And Lewis Van

Words: 904
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Martin Luther King, Jr. And Lewis Van Dusen, Jr. state their respective positions on the feasibility of civil disobedience. Each argument is eloquent, well-organized, impassioned, and thorough. Martin Luther…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Biology

Henry Thoreau and Ralph Emerson Were Two

Words: 693
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Henry Thoreau and Ralph Emerson were two of the romantic American writers of the transcendentalist movement, which in essence stresses that less is more, that nature is to be…

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3 Pages
Essay

Sports - Women

Woman Suffrage and Woman's Rights

Words: 1006
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Suffrage Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Amelia Bloomer were all instrumental in shifting the status of women in American society. Their writings reveal the personalities, assumptions, and…

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2 Pages
Book Report

Race

Zinn Chapter 17 English 2nd

Words: 733
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Book Report

Their philosophy was that immoral laws could be changed through the constitutional process and that even non-violent and civil disobedience was a form of lawlessness and that it is…

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2 Pages
Essay

Government

Dr Martin Luther King Draws

Words: 613
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

King did not stray from the moral imperative of ahimsa, doing no harm. Moreover, King knew that his civil rights campaign was grounded in the same philosophies that kick-started…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Crito Is a Short Dialogue

Words: 904
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

If somebody has been accused of something that is punishable whether civilly or criminally, he will do everything just to be able to surpass the trial, even resorting to…

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3 Pages
Essay

American History

Mexican War

Words: 959
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Mexi War The term "manifest destiny" was coined by John L. O'Sullivan during the administration of President James Knox Polk in the middle of the 19th century. However, the…

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15 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology

Pan's Labyrinth

Words: 4266
Length: 15 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Pan's Labyrinth The movie 'El Laberinto del Fauno' with 'Pan's Labyrinth' as English translation of the title directed by Del Toro revolves round the issue of the reason behind…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

Historiography of the Bible

Words: 2776
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Old Testament books, Deuteronomy, Samuel and Kings, establishing a monarchy for Israel and Judah proved somewhat problematic. This was due both to the divinity of God and the inevitable…

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13 Pages
Term Paper

Sports - Women

Female Elements in Their Eyes

Words: 4960
Length: 13 Pages
Type: Term Paper

This renunciation, depending on one's perspective, represents either a willful act of sacrifice or a selfish act of disobedience. Sandra Pouchet Paquet, however, frames this problematic deed in neutral…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

Obedience to God Is the Primary Theme in Paradise Lost

Words: 1926
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Paradise Lost John Milton's Paradise Lost tells the story of Heaven and Hell both before and after Adam and Eve fell from grace. At the center of Milton epic…

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2 Pages
Essay

Black Studies - Philosophy

Ethics That Government Is Best Which Governs

Words: 646
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Ethics "That government is best which governs least," (Thoreau). The opening line of Civil Disobedience testifies to the importance of individual enlightenment over blind conformity. Government should ideally be…

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5 Pages
Research Paper

Government

Thoreau's Resistance to Civil Government This Is

Words: 1397
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Thoreau's Resistance To Civil Government This is a paper discussing the Henry David Thoreau's essay 'Resistance to Civil Government' and arguing that his ideas represent the extreme individualism and…

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2 Pages
Essay

Race

Profound lessons from childrens'stories

Words: 742
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Civil Disobedience One might think that finding parallels between a Dr. Seuss story and the real-life story of Rosa Parks does not make sense. However, that is less than…

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6 Pages
Essay

Drama - World

People Talk About the Events

Words: 2207
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Yet, investigators still wanted to gather evidence, to show he was communist. Where, they never collected one piece of information, supporting these assertions. This is significant, because it shows…

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4 Pages
Essay

Mythology - Religion

God and Government Christians and

Words: 1275
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

At first, the passage in Romans seems unequivocal -- a rebellion against established authority seems to be the same as a rebellion against God. But a closer and more…

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5 Pages
Essay

Business - Law

1963 Martin Luther King Jr Was Arrested

Words: 1582
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. was arrested in Birmingham for his participation in the demonstrations against segregation. While imprisoned, King took the time to respond to the statement against…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Black Studies - Philosophy

Rhetorical Stance Doctor Martin Luther King Jr

Words: 3218
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Rhetorical Stance Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. is celebrated four decades after his death because he was an effective and persuasive civil rights advocate. A holiday marks the birthday…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Government

John Locke Believes That the

Words: 2156
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Locke's version of the social contract is essentially a justification for the wealthy to assert political control over everyone else. Locke's arguments justifying government were liberal, even radical for…

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22 Pages
Research Paper

Military

1857 Indian Rebellion Been Elusive to Characterize

Words: 7067
Length: 22 Pages
Type: Research Paper

1857 Indian Rebellion been elusive to characterize as "The first war of Indian independence?" Lack of Strategy ad Generalship Shortage of Military Skills Unity in Communities The first war…

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14 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

Psalm 1

Words: 5329
Length: 14 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Psalm 1 read in different translations. The New International Version (NIV), The American Standard Version (ASV), The New Living Translation (NLT), The King James Version (KJV), The Contemporary English…

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7 Pages
Term Paper

Drama - World

Hero in Literature and the Hunt Symbolism

Words: 2642
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

unter and the unted: Courtly Love and the Many Faces of the ero Literature abounds in depictions of the hero. Solomon, Esther, Gawain, and countless others call to mind…

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3 Pages
Research Paper

Black Studies

Black Churches and the Struggle for Civil Rights

Words: 1036
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Civil ights: The ole of Black Churches The audience will understand the role that black churches played in the ongoing Civil ights Movement. In this speech, I will show…

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1 Pages
Research Paper

Literature

Racism and Claude McKay

Words: 382
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Black Lives Matter: The Paradox of Injustice—“If We Must Die…” In the poem “If We Must Die,” by Claude McKay, the African American poet writes that “If we must…

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5 Pages
Poem

Mythology - Religion

Wife Determining the Meaning's of

Words: 1422
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Poem

The poem focuses heavily on maternity and the fact that a woman is forced to live life day-by-day, with a different understanding of "good." For God, though, this respect…

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9 Pages
Research Paper

Children

Effects of Divorce and Poor Parenting on an only Child

Words: 2556
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Research Paper

As a result, the child's threshold for withstanding teen relationship challenges is reduced in future. These personality traits are especially developed during adolescence because this is the period to…

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2 Pages
Essay

Mythology - Religion

Jonah the Passages Found in

Words: 603
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

The second section of the Jonah story is that which is contained in the third chapter, where Jonah preaches to the people of Nineveh and they quickly turn back…

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4 Pages
Thesis

Mythology - Religion

Moses There Are Few Figures

Words: 1276
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Thesis

Living in the palace as a prince was no doubt an indulgent experience, and likely contributed to the temper that Moses was so famous for. As an infant, he…

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10 Pages
Thesis

Mythology - Religion

Epistle of Jude Is One

Words: 3417
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Thesis

In fact, sexual moral obligations were one of the major concerns addressed by Jude, who cautioned that immoral behavior by teachers was dangerous. He believed that it had the…

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5 Pages
Essay

Government

Society Is One in Which

Words: 1454
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Heavy rule will always lead to destruction one way or another. Individuals can only take being oppressed for so long. An ideal society is one where the government and…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Government

Polisci American Political Identity Has

Words: 1937
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

" Real Americans support the right of religious people to worship, and would never base legislation on a religious conviction rather than a conviction based on constitutional rights, constitutional…

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5 Pages
Research Paper

Teaching

Behavioral Obedience This Current Study

Words: 1567
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

It was clear that destructive disobedience does create a stressful situation, as the participants knew they were doing harm by obeying these orders. Some participants even showed nervous laughter…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Government

Nature of Consensus This Is a Process

Words: 1648
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

nature of consensus. This is a process through which a group of people can reach a common agreement on a course of action. It is important to note that…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Malick and Transcendence Terrence Malick

Words: 990
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

" The narrator of the film asks: "hat's this war in the heart of nature? hy does nature vie with itself, the land contend with the sea? Is there…

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33 Pages
Thesis

Family and Marriage

Intergenerational Relationships in Identity Construction

Words: 8675
Length: 33 Pages
Type: Thesis

al. 11). In the same way that European colonialism itself depended on a limited view of the world that placed colonial subjects under the rule of their masters, European…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Family and Marriage

Life of a Slave Girl Harriet Jacobs

Words: 2099
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Life of a Slave Girl, Harriet Jacobs relates to the readers her experiences as a slave girl in the Southern part of America. Her story started from her sheltered…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

Universally Accepted as One of the World's

Words: 2036
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Universally accepted as one of the world's foremost epics, John Milton's Paradise Lost traces the history of the world from a Christian perspective. (Milton, 1667) The narrative of the…

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7 Pages
Term Paper

Mythology - Religion

Account Studying the Characters of Adam and

Words: 1748
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Account Studying the characters of Adam and Samson reveals that they have many things in common but it seems totally out of place to compare them with Jesus. Adam…

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8 Pages
Research Paper

Political Science

Trump Is a Threat to the Establishment and This Is a Good Thing

Words: 2780
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Donald Trump Being a recking Ball Could Be the Best Thing to Happen to American Politics A lot of people have a lot of different reasons for supporting Donald…

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2 Pages
Essay

Learning

Whistleblowers Are in the Minority in a University Study of Behaviors

Words: 683
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

disobedience between individuals and it deals with unjust authority. An experimental scenario was set up by the authors in order to see -- from a group of 149 individuals…

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9 Pages
Research Paper

Literature - African

Macro Sociological Issue Being Addressed

Words: 2937
Length: 9 Pages
Type: Research Paper

They are words that last forever, and when we face challenges where racial inequities and inhumane horrors cause to pause in stunned silence, often times these words of inspiration…

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60 Pages
Dissertation

Black Studies

Epistle of Paul to Philemon

Words: 20604
Length: 60 Pages
Type: Dissertation

The divisions ere as such: 1. The highest class amongst the slave as of the slave minister; he as responsible for most of the slave transactions or trades and…

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4 Pages
Research Paper

Mythology - Religion

Appealing to a White Christian

Words: 1926
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Paper

As a character, Celie's own experiences have not engaged her on the same levels that Shug's sexual experiences have. This is to say that Celie's life and collection of…

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