Suffering Essay Examples

Philosophy Of Torture

Defining Torture Torture is any act where severe pain and suffering which is either mental or physical is intentionally inflicted into a person for the purpose of obtaining from him confession or information, by punishing him for the act he or third person is suspected of committing or has committed. It can also be intimidating… View Article

Fear of loss in “The Browning Version“ by Terence Rattigan

Rattigan’s play “The Browning Version“ is accompanied by the fear of loss or at least by fear itself during the whole act. One fear leads to another fear as for example the fear of failing of Mr. Crocker-Harris leads to the fact that he refuses to change his teaching due to the fear of to… View Article

Communication Monographs

Hospice Employees are the employees providing care to those for the sick and terminally ill; they are staffed by physicians, nurses home health aides, social workers, counselors, clergy, and community volunteers. Hospices are a specially trained team that develops a care okay to trail patients’ needs for pain. This study explores the communication of compassion… View Article

Corporal Punishment in Schools

Corporal punishment is the deliberate infliction of pain as retribution for an offence, or for the purpose of disciplining or reforming a wrongdoer, or to deter attitudes or behaviour deemed unacceptable (Miller, Vandome, & McBrewster, 2009). Corporal punishment can be divided into three categories, these include: judicial, domestic and school. For the purpose of this… View Article

Understanding of Pain and Suffering

Everyone has a different perception of pain and what it means to one’s state of health. Pain can be physical or psychological; it can also be acute of chronic. All pains and aches are a maker of some type of suffering. My understanding of pain and suffering mainly comes from previous experiences of from my… View Article

Greatest Thing Since Sliced Bread

“A man with no enemies is a man with no character.” – Paul Newman Paul Newman discusses what enemies bring to human nature. Impressive human characteristics are not traits that cannot be earned in tranquility. Humans have to be aggressive and overachieving to gain their characteristics, which also brings enemies within the character itself. Soccer… View Article

Lynching: African American and People

Some races faced racism in the cruelest of ways. “The Lynching” by Claude McKay describes the horror of being a black person in the south at that time peroid. The poem is also describes death, pain, and the suffering lynching caused to others. “His father by the cruelest ways of pain.” This quote “his father… View Article

Overcome Shyness

When I was a teenager, I was afflicted with terrible shyness. Not in every context or with all people—mostly just with girls. Not unlike millions of other adolescent males, when in the presence of a girl I found attractive, I would become tongue tied, awkward, and lose all self-confidence. As I grew older, this reaction… View Article

The Torturing of Animals

Every year there are hundreds of thousands of pets being abused and this must to come to an end. I myself love animals and I would never try to hurt my pets. People take advantage of animals and try to make money off of them by making them fight. In reality, this is a type… View Article

“Match Girl” by Anne Bishop

Anne Bishop bases her story, “Match Girl, off of Hans Christian Andersen’s “Little Match Girl”, but she adds a disturbing twist. Bishop uses so much torture and violence that as a reader you want no more. “Little Match Girl” was a story based on an innocent little girl having to face the cold heart of… View Article

Toxic Emotions at Work

Toxic emotions are negative emotions that are felt in the workplace, when changes or other actions take place. There are many factors that influence toxic emoticon such as; “new bosses, mergers, layoffs, stifling or confusing policies, salary decisions, and even the way that changes are communicated” (Pierce & Newstrom, 2011, p. 244). Each factor presents… View Article

Ethics: Hedonism and Pleasure

1) The difference between physical and attitudinal pleasure is that one is something that you can hold and grab, while the other is something that is in your mind. To expand, physical pleasure is a temporary thing. For an example: Eating key lime pie. Eating this specific pie for some people give them pleasure because… View Article

Physician Assisted Suicide

Physician Assisted Suicide (Physician Assisted Suicide) also referred to as Physician Aid-in-dying (PAD) is practice in which a physician assist a terminally patient in the termination of his/her own life by prescribing a deadly/lethal medication. “The term physician aid-in-dying is used to describe the practice authorized under the Washington and Oregon Death with Dignity Acts….”… View Article

Suffering and Voluntary Euthanasia

The controversial issue of Euthanasia or assisted suicide has been widely argued over many years and present. Euthanasia literally means dying without suffering. Recently, a law of euthanasia has been legalized and made in the state of Oregon. There are people who agree the law of euthanasia, even though there are also people who strongly… View Article

Case Study: Osteoarthritis with a Total Knee Arthroplasty

DN is a 68 year old Caucasian male who lives in Pomona, Missouri. On September 14, 2009, DN underwent a scheduled left total knee arthroplasty at Baxter County Regional Medical Center. A consultation appointment about a total knee arthroplasty was scheduled when DN had increasing pain in his knees while doing chores and working on… View Article