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    In the world, there are approximately 75,000,000 horses and 350 breeds of horses that can be found around the world (circlerranch.com). Horses are amazing and beautiful creatures that may be used as show horses or a family pet. Show horses require many hours of daily preparation in order to be competitive in the show ring. I have grown up with horses my whole life. I watched my mother show horses and followed in her footsteps. The most important aspects of show day are the appearance and

  • Western Pleasure vs Hunter Jumpers

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    knowledge, and strength. With a variety of riding styles, it’s difficult to express which one is superior to the others. There is tension between the horsemen with different riding styles; each believe their accomplishments take more skill. Western Pleasure riding and English Hunter Jumpers are two distinctive techniques with diverse characteristics, but

  • The Themes Of Homosexuality

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    Being separated from a parent is thus not a bad dream, but a fact that life that Paul is just learning to accept. The family system providing no support, it is natural for people to turn to other social groups and this is where friendship assumes central stage. Gradually friends replace the warmth lacking in familial ties. Phil happens to meet Edward Dorati, brother of Liz and to everyone’s surprise the two men fall in love with each other. Phil finds himself lonely after his wife left him and

  • Pleasure - The Driving Force in all Human Achievement Essay

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    Pleasure - The Driving Force in all Human Achievement Every choice we make as humans, whether conscious or not, is made with our own pleasure in mind. When we choose to buy a pack of chocolate, go to church, or even go to work, we do it with the goal of maximizing our own pleasure. The choices we make are those that we feel will give us the greatest pleasure. We spend our entire lives trying to maximize pleasure and minimize pain; this is the essence of man. Aristippus was one of the first

  • Hedonism and Desire Satisfaction Theory

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    archrivals in the contest over identifying what makes one’s life better. It is surprising, then, that the most plausible form of hedonism is desire satisfactionism. The hedonism theory focuses on pleasure/happiness while the desire-satisfaction theory elucidates the relevance of fulfilling our desires. Pleasure, in some points of view is the subjective satisfaction of desire. I will explain the similarities and the differences between the desire-satisfaction theory of value and hedonism. I will also

  • Excessive of Self-restraint in Saint Augustine’s Confessions

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    him the moral martyr. Moral martyrs abandon worldly pleasures such as friendship, food, and entertainment for the apparent benefits of self-restraint. Therefore, they are deficient in their enjoyment of worldly pleasures and excessive in their use of self-restraint. Saint Augustine has clearly taken the path of moral martyrdom. He writes, "The eye is attracted to beautiful objects, by gold and silver and all such things. There is great pleasure, too, in feeling something agreeable to the touch

  • Continuous Sexual Trajectory Essay

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    altering both the data and the theory. His primary interest lies in the competitive interplay of libido - the pleasure seeking unconscious part of the mind - and the ego - the rational and socially constituted character who internalizes norms and tries to tame the libido. The pleasure that the libido presses for is firstly sexual, but for Freud this expansive term indicates any kind of pleasure derived from physical contact. Working from these terms, he tries

  • Suffering and Epicurus Essay

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    In order to live the good life, one must eliminate all pain and live a life with maximum pleasure. Unlike other hedonist philosophers, Epicurus evaluated pleasures by their duration rather than their intensity, making psychological pleasures much more desirable to physical pleasures. Epicurus, as a consequentialist thought that in order to achieve the good life, one had to logically assess future consequences of human actions through

  • Robert Nozick's Experiment, The Experience Machine and the Inclusion of Meta-Pleasure

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    The Experience Machine and the Inclusion of Meta-Pleasure Robert Nozick is a philosopher who seeks to disprove the utilitarian notion of hedonism through a thought experiment that he has entitles “The Experience Machine” (Nozick 646). I will first explain the concept of utilitarianism and hedonism, then the experience machine before I give a reply about the inclusion of a third category of pleasure which I have called “meta-pleasure”. Finally, I will show how technology may be disproving the entire

  • Eth 501 : Business Ethics

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    Trident University International Tammy Flemon Module 2 Case Assignment ETH 501: Business Ethics Dr. G. Shelton 13 February 2015 Introduction Utilitarian is one of the most powerful and persuasive approaches to ethics and moral rights. It is normally held to be the view that morally right action is the actions that produces the most good. I will be discussing the utilitarian ethics in regards to The Case of Sole Remaining Supplier. What do you believe is/are the key utilitarian ethical