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Oedipal and electra complex
Oedipal and electra complex
oedipal and electra complex Not So Complex: Understanding the Oedipal and Electra Complex Sigmund Freuds psychoanalytic theory on human sexuality introduces the Oedipal and Electra complexes as a psychological approach in understanding the origins of sexual orientation. Most people disagree with his theory and throw out the concept of the Oedipal and Electra conflicts altogether. This is because many are misinformed about the subject or do not completely understand it. Both the Oedipal and Ele
Sexual desires
Sexual desires
Sexual desires Astronauts and cosmonauts have lived in space for prolonged periods in the past, but the numbers on any one stint have been few. When the station is completed, crews of seven will serve tours of duty of up to 180 days. And proposed missions to Mars could take two and a half years to complete. Naturally, sexual behavior might occur on such long missions. It is a topic, however, that makes NASA publicists uneasy--as if the issue could somehow make astronauts seem to have less of t
Sexual Orientation1
Sexual Orientation1
Sexual Orientation1 Sexual orientation is considered highly controversial in our world today. There are many issues that society is faced with concerning homosexuality. When thinking of homosexuality most people refer to the Bible for an answer. There is even more controversy within the Bible’s text. Not only is there reference to the Bible, but also to our mind to answer whether or not homosexuality is a moral issue. Psychological and Biological research is searching for an answer to this illu
Sexuality and Sexual Identity
Sexuality and Sexual Identity
Sexuality and Sexual Identity Sexuality and Sexual Identity In Social Deviance Alfred C. Kinsey argued in 1948 that It would encourage clearer thinking on these matters [of labeling homosexuals] if persons were not characterized as heterosexual or homosexual, but as individuals who have had certain amounts of heterosexual experience and homosexual experience. Instead of using these terms as substantives (real and apparent entities) which stand for persons, &they may be better used to describe
Sigmund Freud
Sigmund Freud
Sigmund Freud Many believe Freud to be the father of modern psychiatry and psychology and the only psychiatrist of any worth. He is certainly the most well known figure, perhaps because sex played such a prominent role in his system. There are other psychologists, however, whose theories demand respectful consideration. Erik Erickson, born Eric Homburger, whose theories while not as titillating as Freud\'s, are just as sound. This paper will compare the two great men and their systems. In addit
Sigmund Freud2
Sigmund Freud2
Sigmund Freud2 SIGMUND FREUD (1856-1939) His theories and treatments were to change forever our conception of the human condition. Sigmund Freud was born in Freiberg, Moravia, a part of the Austrian empire at that time, on May 6, 1856. Today it is a part of Czechoslovakia. He was raised in the traditions and beliefs of the Jewish religion. Freud considered a career in law but found legal affairs dull, and so, though he later admitted to no particular predilection for the career of a physician
Sigmund Freud3
Sigmund Freud3
Sigmund Freud3 Freud Joe Mama Senior Paper Sigmund Freud was the first of six children to be born into his middle class, Jewish family. His father was a wool merchant, and was the provider for the family. From the time Freud was a child, he pondered theories in math, science, and philosophy, but in his teens, he took a deep interest in what he later called psychoanalysis. He wanted to discover how a persons mind works, so he began to explore the conscious and unconscious parts of ones psyche.
Sigmund Freurd PsychoAnalysis
Sigmund Freurd PsychoAnalysis
Sigmund Freurd PsychoAnalysis Hysteria is a known physical problem without a known biological reason. Sigmund Freud, one believer that was willing to take a chance, believed that if it was not a biological problem it must be a psychological one. Therefore psychology must be the cure. When Freud gave these patients a chance to express their anger, humiliation, and disgust about these experiences. Their symptoms began to vanish. Sigmund Freud was born on May 6, 1856 at Freeburg, Moravia, now Prio
Son of Sam
Son of Sam
Son of Sam Running head: A CLOSER LOOK A Closer Look at David Berkowitz and His Impact on the Criminal Justice System Will Smith November 19, 2001 Westmont College David Berkowitz is not a household name, however his media given title Son of Sam will ensure his memory as one of the most notorious serial killers of all time. David Berkowitz was born on June 1, 1953 to a single unwed mother and immediately into adoption. He was adopted by Nat and Pearl Berkowitz, a loving Jewish couple unable t
The intricate Mind of Sigmund Freud
The intricate Mind of Sigmund Freud
The intricate Mind of Sigmund Freud THE INTRICATE MIND OF SIGMUND FREUD Sigmund Freud was a complex man that was a genius in his field. Sigmund Freuds studies, theories and techniques have had more impact on the world of psychology than any other single person in history and is widely recognized as one of its founding fathers. His explorations into the use of hypnosis, studies of hysteria and the catharsis system were groundbreaking work in the world of psychoanalysis. His techniques of diagn
Abortion is not bad
Abortion is not bad
Abortion is not bad Abortion is not bad, rather it is your logic and argumentation that is lacking in ability and understanding. First, you argue that the presence of a beating heart alone necessarily qualifies a fetus as being a living human being that is entitles to a right to life. While on its face this argument may initially appear compelling, it is profoundly lacking in scientific substantiation. A fetus during the first trimester of development may have a small impulse that resembles a h
Buddha
Buddha
Buddha Buddha “Hatred does not cease in the world by hating, but by not hating; this is an eternal truth.” This philosophy quoted from Buddha is only one of his many great teachings that inspire people all over the world to live their lives in a loving and respectful manner. The Buddha influences so much because he was such a great man. He sacrificed a kingdom, wife, and child in order to pursue Nirvana and find enlightenment. HE invoked the Dhamma, and spread his ‘pro-life’ principals to all w
Christianity and its influence
Christianity and its influence
christianity and its influence Ó1999 Carl K beall Religion Influencing Today’s Society Religion is a major influence in our lives. Although religion covers every aspect of our lives, I am going to discuss the influence of religion in two areas. Religion among young adults and Religion and sexual issues. These topics are large, so I will only scratch the surface by discussing only a few issues within these two main topic areas. Religion is gaining popularity among young adults and college studen
Feminist Spirituality and Goddess Religion in the
Feminist Spirituality and Goddess Religion in the
Feminist Spirituality and Goddess Religion in the United States Thousands of years ago, the Goddess was viewed as an autonomous entity worthy of respect from men and women alike. Because of societal changes caused by Eastern influence, a patriarchical system conquered all aspects of life including religion. Today, the loss of a strong female presence in Judeo-Christian beliefs has prompted believers to look to other sources that celebrate the role of women. Goddess religion and feminist spiritu
Homosexual Marriage and the Catholic Church
Homosexual Marriage and the Catholic Church
Homosexual Marriage and the Catholic Church Imagine you were born into a world where being straight was taboo. You were raised by same sex parents, as all of your friends. Fornication of the opposite sex was merely to have children, but a relationship between the two was virtually unheard of. It was believed that same sex parents provided a better home for children. Love between a man and a man (or a woman and a woman) was believed to be the perfect love because it was loving an equal. If one s
Homosexualiy and the Catholic Church
Homosexualiy and the Catholic Church
Homosexualiy and the Catholic Church For us in Scotland homosexuality is one of the most prominent issues in Church and society today. Gay-rights advocates and activists are pushing a strong political agenda from the leftjob benefits for domestic partners, civil recognition for gay marriages, the right to bear ones own children via reproductive technologies, equal access to adoption, anti-discrimination statutes. At the same time, the government has changed legislation regarding the teaching
How to be a father
How to be a father
How to be a father How to Be a Father Timothy Parker Gary Turner, Bible 12 5-11-2001 How to be a Father I. Introduction II. Gods Example in the Bible A. Adam B. Noah C. Abraham D. Jesus III. Fathers in the Bible A. Adam B. Abraham C. Isaac D. Jacob IV. Gods instructions on how to be a father A. Ephesians 6:4 B. Deuteronomy 21:18-21 C. Deuteronomy 22:13-18 D. Thessalonians 2:11 V. Children are gifts A.. Point Man 190, 3-1 B. Point Man 195, 3-2 C. Point Man 196, 3-3 D. Point Man 197, 3-4 VI. Fa
Is There a Moral Right to Abortion
Is There a Moral Right to Abortion
Is There a Moral Right to Abortion The tragedy of an unwanted pregnancy that threatens a woman\'s life or health existed in the ancient world as it does today. At the time the Bible was written, abortion was widely practiced in spite of heavy penalties. The Hebrew scriptures had no laws forbidding abortion. This was chiefly because the Hebrews placed a higher value on women than did their neighbors. There are, however, some references to the termination of pregnancy. Exod. 21:22-25 says that if
Jewish Families
Jewish Families
Jewish Families History of the Jewish Religion The Jewish religion has also undergone many transformations over the years. It started off in its earliest years as being animistic, with Hebrews worshipping forces of nature. As a result this religion had a number of practices that concerned magic and animal sacrifices. The Hebrew religion also became polytheistic which involves several gods. Hebrew religion eventually became anthropomorphic, in which God or gods became human individuals and had h
Modern Wicca In America
Modern Wicca In America
Modern Wicca In America Modern Wicca in America ii Abstract Wicca, an alternate and often preferred name for the religion of neo-Pagan witchcraft; a religion based, in part, on ancient northern European Pagan beliefs in a fertility Goddess and her consort, a horned God. Although the religion is a modern creation, some of its sources pre-date the Christian era by many centuries. Most Wiccans do not believe that their religion is a direct continuous descendent of this earlier religion. They see i
Outline and explain the religious and secular argu
Outline and explain the religious and secular argu
Mr Outline and explain the religious and secular arguments surrounding both prevention and termination of pregnancy Contraception is the deliberate prevention of pregnancy using several methods available today. Family planning is the method that refers to the making decisions about when and how many children to have, and choosing way to achieve this. Catholics believe that sex should be procreative, unitive, communicative and respectful. They believe that a humans sexuality is a gift from God
Racism
Racism
racism Race, Class and Gender issues are commonly brought up. Throughout history many groups have been stigmatized not just for their race, but for their sex, and class as well. People of lower class incomes get slandered for where they live and for not having the economical means to purchase most common goods. Women have been considered the weaker sex for centuries, and currently, some of the old fashioned and ignorant theories on women being subordinate to men prevail. In the article  Rethin
The Catholic Church and birth control
The Catholic Church and birth control
The Catholic Church and birth control On June 28, 1966, the Papal Commission on Birth Control submitted a report to the Vatican after they had prayed together, listened to presentations from experts, reviewed surveys taken from over 3,000 dedicated Catholic couples from 18 countries, and argued among themselves about numerous matters pertaining to human sexuality. This report stated that the Church\'s teaching on the intrinsic evil of artificial contraception was in a state of doubt. It also re
The Priesthood
The Priesthood
The Priesthood Priesthood For my project I chose to research the priesthood. In my paper I will tell you about priests, their daily routine, and provide an interview from a friend who is studying to be a priest. There are several stages to becoming a priest. The first step is contact, which is when a man who is interested but is not quite sure that he should contact his pastor or the Vocations Director. A man would meet with someone and share his feelings and experiences in the community. The n
The Second Task of Marriage
The Second Task of Marriage
The Second Task of Marriage John Coppola 4/26/00 THL 467 The Second Task of Marriage The following essay will attempt to explain in detail what exactly the second task of marriage entails. Procreation as a task of marriage seems to be a fairly simple and straight forward one at first, but to fully understand it, one must have a deep understanding of the Catholic notion of love, sexuality, embodiment, and other moral norms relevant to various aspects of this task of marriage. With regard to love
Wicca
Wicca
Wicca The Buzz on Witchcraft These are terms that may help you understand my essay better. · Wicca- the natural religion of the world; not a Christian religion. · Pagans- followers of a non-Christian religion, that focuses around nature. · Spells- magical workings that change the present; mostly considered negative workings by the Church of Wicca. When I was a little girl I wanted to control storms. I loved the rolling, dark clouds, swollen with rain and the wind that made little dust tunnels o
UNTITLED
UNTITLED
UNTITLED Advances in AI With advances in technology many researchers have become captivated with the pursuit of Artificial Intelligence. Numerous fields of study have tried to contribute their knowledge in order to create intelligence. However, years of research have thus far been unable to create human intelligence. The endeavour seems doomed to fail, for a century of thought which has tried to simply define intelligence has yet to succeed. This lack of a concrete tangible definition does not
Virtual Reality
Virtual Reality
Virtual Reality Take the human mind\'s imagination and stretch it to its farthest limits. Write a computer program to breathe life into the conceived idea. Hook up the whole contraption to the latest cutting edge technological equipment and the end result is guaranteed to overload our perception of reality, the reality as we know it. Yes, folks, virtual reality is taking our society by storm, invading almost every aspect of our lives. With some special equipment such as helmets and gloves, the
Comedy
Comedy
Comedy Shakespeare wrote many plays during his lifetime. Some of his plays have similar comedic characteristics and then other plays are the exact opposite of comedy. Shakespeare wrote tragedies, romance, history, comedy and problem plays all with great success. During the performance of these plays there was no scenery so great time was taken when developing the characters and the plot so the plays would be entertaining. A Midsummers Night\'s Dream and Much Ado About Nothing are just two of th
Shakespeare comedy
Shakespeare comedy
shakespeare comedy Shakespearean Comedy Shakespeare wrote many plays during his lifetime. Some of his plays have similar comedic characteristics and then other plays are the exact opposite of comedy. Shakespeare wrote tragedies, romance, history, comedy and problem plays all with great success. During the performance of these plays there was no scenery so great time was taken when developing the characters and the plot so the plays would be entertaining. A Midsummers Night\'s Dream and Much Ado
The Ending of King lear
The Ending of King lear
The Ending of King lear Few Shakespearean plays have caused the controversy that is found with King Lear’s ending scenes. Othello kills himself, Macbeth is executed, and of course in hamlet, everyone dies. Lear, however, is different from other Shakespearean classics. Is Lear mad or lucid? Is Cordelia really dead? Is Edmund’s delay explainable? What is the nature of the Lear world that occasioned all of this? How does Knight’s thesis relate to the ending? Critical commentary varies and appears
Titus
Titus
Titus William Shakespeares earliest tragedy entitled Titus Andronicus is one of much action and spectacle. The majority of the characters actions are motivated by revenge which is an essential theme throughout the work. Titus Andronicus, unlike all of Shakespeares later plays, falls in line with Aristotles six elements of tragedy putting plot before character. Characters are developed through the use of action in this work rather than the character determining the plot. Through close examin
Brazilian Feminism
Brazilian Feminism
Brazilian Feminism Brazilian Feminism: The Struggle to Overcome Male Dominance For decades, women around the world have looked to each other for support and help in empowering the gender overall. In Brazil, for example, women have been making themselves heard and seen in the public arena since the early 1970’s. Brazilian feminism is a political action in which both theory and practice are incorporated. Moreover, it centers on women as agents effecting change in their conditions. They seek to cr
Censorship and Pop Culture
Censorship and Pop Culture
Censorship and Pop Culture One man\'s vulgarity is another\'s lyric. Justice John M. Harlan, Cohen v. California (1971) It is probably no accident that freedom of speech is the first freedom mentioned in the First Amendment: Congress shall make no law...abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press, or of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. The Constitution\'s framers believed that freedom of inquiry and liberty of expression were
Condoms in HS
Condoms in HS
condoms in HS Distribution of Condoms in Public High Schools By: E. Brophy Coinciding with the onslaught of the new millennium, schools are beginning to realize that the parents are not doing their job when it comes to sexual education. The school system already has classes on sexual education; these classes are based mainly on human anatomy. Most schools do not teach their students about relationships, morals, respect, self-discipline, self-respect, and most importantly contraceptives. Everyda
Does Sex Education Work
Does Sex Education Work
Does Sex Education Work Does Sex Education Work? The question is no longer should sex education be taught, but rather how should it be taught. Over 93% of all public high schools currently offer courses on sexuality or HIV. More than 510 junior and senior high schools have school-linked health clinics, and more than 300 schools make condoms available on campus. The question now is, are these programs effective, and if not, how can we make them better? Kids need the right information to help pro
Gay Marriages1
Gay Marriages1
Gay Marriages1 Today in society there are many pressures put upon people by others and their beliefs. One of the major pressures it puts on people is the pressure of homosexuality and whether it is right or wrong. Homosexuality is on the rise in the United States as well as many other countries around the world. Along with the rise of homosexuality is the rise of marriages that are taking place in these socially incorrect relationships. Throughout the country and in other countries there has be
Homosexual Marriage
Homosexual Marriage
Homosexual Marriage Homosexual Marriage Over time, marriage has been the solid base for procreation and child rearing, which is the foundation of family and social life. There is recognition that allowing polygamous or closely related couples into our marriage system would be dysfunctional in our society. Does this not apply to same-sex marriage as well? The social unacceptability of same-sex marriage, the danger of contracting AIDS, and the bad influence on children prove that same-sex marriag
Human Rights Violations Against Women
Human Rights Violations Against Women
Human Rights Violations Against Women Human rights violations against women have, for too long, been denied the attention and concern of international organizations, national governments, traditional human rights groups and the press. Meanwhile, hundreds of millions of girls and women around the world continue to endure debilitating and often fatal human rights abuses. These are only a few instances of abuse which occur every single day all around the world. Human rights violations against wome
Pornography
Pornography
pornography After considering the increase in rape and molestation, sexual harassment, and other sex crimes over the last few decades, and also the corresponding increase of business in the pornography industry, does the media cause undesirable social consequences with specific reference to pornography and violence. In the late seventies, America became shocked and outraged by the rape, mutilation, and murder of over a dozen young, beautiful girls. The man who committed these murders, Ted Bundy
Pornography in the media
Pornography in the media
Pornography in the media It started by way of messages and evolved through the presentation of newspapers and radio, brought humanity together with television, and now serves worldwide via the ever-popular Internet. It is the mass media, and even from the earliest days of its existence, it has contributed greatly in ways that both enlighten and enrich society, and ways that deteriorate and perplex it. It is not a surprise to learn, then, that the mass media are the most powerful source of infor
Pornography
Pornography
pornography After considering the increase in rape and molestation, sexual harassment, and other sex crimes over the last few decades, and also the corresponding increase of business in the pornography industry, does the media cause undesirable social consequences with specific reference to pornography and violence. In the late seventies, America became shocked and outraged by the rape, mutilation, and murder of over a dozen young, beautiful girls. The man who committed these murders, Ted Bundy
Premarital sex1
Premarital sex1
premarital sex1 Premarital Sex and Religion The Catholic Church teaches that premarital sex is wrong, yet it is still widely practiced around the world. The reason marriage was created was to join two people of the opposite sex together in a holy sacrament that would make the couple one. Gods reason for marriage is quoted in the bible when he said, For this reason a man shall leave his father and his mother and be joined to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh . The Sacrament of marr
Prostitution Why Not Legalize It
Prostitution Why Not Legalize It
Prostitution Why Not Legalize It One of the oldest legal debates comes from one of the worlds oldest profession, prostitution, there is no denying that the sex industry has taken international dimensions and is recognized as an economic motor for many countries. As countries around the world debate the merits of legalizing or at least decriminalizing prostitution. The following questions should be addressed. Would legalization reduce some of the inequalities and abuse suffered by the women inv
Prostitution1
Prostitution1
prostitution1 Kenneth Cauthen Copyright © 1999. All rights reserved. http://www.frontiernet.net/kenc/pros.htm If Ann Landers is for legalizing prostitution, then how far out can the notion be? (1) In 1949, the United Nations adopted a resolution in favor of the decriminalization of prostitution, which has been ratified by fifty countries but not by the United States. Eleanor Roosevelt was among those who approved. Compared to the United States, European countries are generally more permissive,
Putting a Name to the Confusion
Putting a Name to the Confusion
Putting a Name to the Confusion Putting a Name to the Confusion A man who kissed or embraced an intimate male friend in bed did not worry about homosexual impulses because he did not assume that he had them. In the Victorian language of touch, a kiss or an embrace was a pure gesture of deep affection at least as much as it was an act of sexual expression, says Anthony Rotundo, attempting to define the boundaries between romantic friendship and erotic love, in relation to same gender friendshi
Sex Education
Sex Education
Sex Education Trinchieri 1 Just say no, or say nothing at all. Either live by the word of the Christian God, or live with disease and unsupportable families. In current abstinence-only sexual education, this is the choice the nation gives to young people about their private sexuality. Clear concise facts have given way to horrifying lectures of the fictional evils of sexual behavior that falls outside the lines drawn by the right wing and the Pope. These tactics do not educate and only damage a
STDs1
STDs1
STDs1 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Sex is a popular subject; it is on television, in advertisements, in magazines, and practically everywhere. One very serious side effect of an increase of sexual activity is the risk of contracting sexually transmitted diseases. They affect more than twelve million Americans each year. Sexually transmitted diseases are becoming common and widely spread throughout Americans because of unprotected sex, permiscuity, and multiple sex partners. Some of the most co
The effects of scientific racism on black women
The effects of scientific racism on black women
The effects of scientific racism on black women Scientific racism has been used to oppress, enslave and to justify torture. In my essay I will explore how scientific racism has been used to detriment the health of women of colour. Throughout history women of colour have been experimented upon, sexualized and reproductively abused with scientific racism as justification or the underlying premise for the thought behind this abuse. I will explore this idea using examples throughout various periods
The Enviromental Effects on Terrorism
The Enviromental Effects on Terrorism
The Enviromental Effects on Terrorism The FBI defines three types of terrorists: (1) a leader with a strong commitment to their groups belief system; (2) an activist operator who often has a criminal background and implements their groups agenda; and (3) an idealist who finds a sense of purpose in his commitment to their group. (Kressel, 82) In the field of psychology, it is the psychologists duty to try to come up with theories or correlations, which help people group and identify terroris