The Experience Machine: Summary of Robert Nozick’s ‘Thought Experiment’

Robert Nozick was an American philosopher who put forth the “Experience Machine” scenario in his book Anarchy, State, and Utopia. The “Experience machine” is one of the best known attempts by Nozick to refute claims of ethical hedonism; by imagining a choice between a simulated reality and the everyday reality. The essay will summarize Robert […]

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History of Management Thought

The history of management thought has come through so many discoveries and studies over the years. Many theorists have come up with various views by use of theories in the explanation of management history. This paper is a discussion on the history of management thought from one of the theorist, Elton Mayo. It will give […]

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Laws of Thought

This essay investigates the literature on “Law of Thought”. It looks at various aspects of sentence structure that make them perfectly comprehensible. Among these are clarity, precision and accuracy of a sentence. According to the literature, a clear sentence is one that is both lucid in perception and free of ambiguity. In addition, a precise […]

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Big Mistake

Many times before people have made mistakes in their lives, I remember a time when I made a big mistake and learned from my experience. It was two years ago, I was in the sixth grade at my house on one cold morning, so cold that the water I had left on the kitchen table […]

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Citywide Curfew

Yes the citywide curfew should be changed for various reasons. I think that there shouldn’t be a curfew on weekends. There would be less crime and there would be fewer teens in juvenile. Logically there shouldn’t be a curfew on weekends because if there wasn’t the police wouldn’t be so worried about teenagers under 17. […]

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Anthen Alternate Ending

We lay silently in our bed. We look at the blank white walls, the sleeping bodies, and the darkness. Everywhere. We wonder if this is all there is to life or what is being hidden. Certainly there must be something out there different from here, but we are forbidden to think of such things. Every […]

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Misfortune May Be an Actual Blessing

As a Chinese proverb goes, “Misfortune may be an actual blessing. ” I underwent some events several years ago and I learned from them. My failure in the college entrance examination and the life of university in China was a precious memory as well as a good lesson for me. Finally, the chance to study […]

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Two Idealists: Double Feature

1. According to the first sentence what does every person realize at some moment in his/her education? Every person realizes that envy is ignorance. 2. What is the opposite of “self-reliance,” according to Emerson? The opposite of self-reliance is conformity. 3. What does Emerson see as the most sacred aspect of a person? The most […]

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Help Accomplice

Thought out my life I have made some very dab decision that had consequences. The worst decision I ever made was to not listen to my parents when they warned me about drinking and having bad companions. I thought I knew everything and that I was always right. That train of thought led me to […]

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Salutatorian Address

Good afternoon friends, family, faculty, and congratulations to the Class of 2013. I am very grateful to be receiving this prestigious honor today in front of this amazing community at BCIT. For those who do not know, you might be thinking to yourself, what is a salutatorian? The dictionary defines it as the person who […]

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