Freedom of Information

Introduction The rate, at which change is taking place in society, as well as the challenges posed by the digital era, forces any government to employ new strategies in order to realize its existing strategies. Based on this, development of strong leadership strategies, instituting strong governance and embracing the culture of professionalism as regards to […]

Freedom and the role of civilization

Introduction The concept of freedom represents a kind of a notion that bears similarity to different philosophers’ opinions about an important object that grants people happiness, wealth, and longevity. In its different interpretations, freedom has the characteristics that depict it as an ultimate goal of all investigations that scientists and philosophers would like to perform. […]

Media Freedom in Japan

Billones posits, “Japan’s prolific media garner one of the largest print readerships in the world” (par. 13). The Japanese constitution safeguards the freedom of expression through media. Moreover, the government works to ensure that the country upholds and respects the freedom. Nonetheless, in 2010, the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly made some amendments in the Youth Healthy […]

Freedom Writers

Introduction “Freedom writers” is a Christian movie that presents strong moral teachings to young people. The movie portrays a strong and civilized view of the world; it encourages development and use of positive moral values by people in making the world a better place. The main values encouraged in the movie include doing right, being […]

Review of “Freedom Writers”

This paper analyses a movie review “Freedom Writers”. The movie discussed how a tutor and one-hundred and fifty students utilized education to transform themselves and the surrounding world. Actually, the debate was a true incident. “Freedom Writers” was an account how Gruwell, a high school tutor, trained students who were perceived illiterate. In fact, Gruwell […]

Degrees of Freedom

The degree of freedom in colonial North America varied from one group to another. England established thirteen colonies in North America in the course of the 17th century. During the colonial period, the lives of American women were very different. The majority of women performed domestic chores. The rights of women were limited by the […]

What is ‘liberal representative democracy’ and does the model provide an appropriate combination of freedom and equality?

A liberal representative democracy should be understood as a form of democracy where we have people who are elected to represent others. In this case, representatives hold some power that is always regulated and defined by the constitution. In fact, the constitution in question prioritizes the protection of different liberties. The rights of minorities on […]

Is the Contemporary City a Space of Control or Freedom?

Introduction The division of power in contemporary cities facilitates diverse mechanisms for the transformation of urban space. It is important to study these transformation mechanisms in order to redefine the pertinent relations. This is insofar as a re-consideration of the interpretation as well as the ideological fervor on which these power relations are based is […]

Four Freedoms by President Roosevelt

The study of our history marks the first step in understanding our earlier period which usually helps us to have a perceptive of the happenings and events that have taken place over years which can also facilitate improving the future. In this research paper we shall review the four freedoms which were articulated by President […]

What freedom entails

Aspect of freedom North America of the seventeenth century provides a clear understanding of what freedom entails. Many episodes happened portraying the essence of freedom. Freedom is a synonym to liberty and independence and refers to the absence of unnecessary restrictions and/or an opportunity for an individual to exercise his/her powers and rights. People need […]

Colonial Women’ Freedom in Society

Introduction The colonial period in America refers to the era in “which 13 territories were established by England in North America” (O’Dowd, 2010). The territories were generally referred to as colonies. The colonial era began in the year 1607 and ended in the year 1783 after the colonist gained independence from their mother country, England […]

Journey towards Freedom

Slavery went against the basis of what the American country was founded on; democracy. There were incidences of conflict between the states regarding the slavery issue, prior the civil war. The southern states were for slavery but the northern states opposed slavery. During this time, Africans were brought from Africa to work in the fields […]

Freedom of the Press

Introduction In any society, the media is relied upon to provide information on the events that happen both locally and internationally. The media is trusted to provide unbiased information, but this is not always the case. In the essay, we will try and find out if the media is an enemy of law enforcement. The […]

Freedom versus Order

General Thesis Statement The USA government developed the PRISM program during the presidency of President Bush, apparently to protect Americans from harm. The PRISM was developed from the initial warrantless mass surveillance program. This program was a way of reinforcing the security system within U.S. according to the Congress, but the public sees it differently. […]

Human rights and freedoms

Human rights and freedoms are thought to be one of the most important concepts in the world. Many nations are behind in setting up or upholding the laws that protect a person from violation of personal character. The Constitution is a major piece of legislation that ensures equal treatment and lawful rights of a human […]

Controversies over freedom of speech and Internet postings

Introduction Within the past decade, the internet has become a source of communication and collaboration wherein people become capable of expressing views and opinions to a worldwide audience. It is a tool for free speech that has allowed the dissemination of ideas across cultures and continents resulting in a much more informed global society. One […]

Freedom and Determinism

Introduction Freedom refers to the ability of people to act or undertake any activities without undue restrictions or coercion. In the 19th century, some philosophers disqualified the presence of real or genuine freedom in the world. The philosophers described freedom as an illusion, which exists in the ideal world only. However, in the 20th century, […]

Freedom and equality

Freedom and equality are a prerogative of all the citizens in democratic states. The rule of law must be upheld and applied impartially to all the people irrespective of their color, race or social status. Oppression and discrimination of any kind must be eliminated to build a society that values freedom and equality of its […]

Gender and the Black Freedom Movement

Introduction In the recent past, scholars and historians have focused commendable attention on the activities of Afro-Americans in the United States that led to their liberation. Historians have thus produced numerous analyses of civil rights organizations, history of the intellectual aspects of the liberation thoughts of the black Americans, biographies of people who played key […]

Rousseau and Kant on their respective accounts of freedom and right

Introduction Philosophers have viewed the political role as well as the justifications for liberty to be vital in political and ethical matters. Both Kant and Rousseau agree with each other on the significance of liberty in politics, though Kant looks at freedom as autonomy, while Rousseau views it as dependence. Liberty looks at the norms […]

Hegel’s Ideas on Action, Morality, Ethics and Freedom

Hegel’s ideas on action, morality, ethics and freedom are still applicable in the contemporary society and it is possible to think of a variety of examples to illustrate Hegel’s standpoint. However, some of his viewpoints should be questioned. For instance, Hegel’s standpoint on the ethical society is too generalized. Hegel argues that a society develops […]

Satre human freedom

Human freedom has been a constantly discussed subject over the last century. In schools, students are taught that freedom is one of life’s pillars. It is for this reason that freedom has been redefined a number of times by various contributors. One of the people who have forwarded their own definition of freedom is French […]

The Ideas of Freedom and Slavery in Relation to the American Revolution

The American Revolution of 1765-1783 was developed as the demonstration of the Americans’ desire to become free from the British Empire’s influence and free to choose the path of the country’s democratic development. The Declaration of Independence of 1776 became the proclamation of the Americans’ rights to become independent regarding every aspect of their life. […]

Psychological Freedom

Introduction Fences is a play written by August Wilson, an American playwright, in 1983. The play explores experiences of black Americans during the 1950s concerning racial discriminations that dominated the society. The play focuses on the life of Troy, the main character, a family man who is 53 years old. His wife, Rose, and his […]

The Freedom Concept

The concept of freedom is often discussed and debated by philosophers, political scientists, or lawyers. It is viewed as one of unalienable rights of a person; yet, it can be restricted due to some reasons or purposes. This paper is aimed at showing that freedom is impossible without some responsibility for ones actions and some […]

Free Exercise Clause: Freedom and Equality

Freedom Exercise Clause With regard to the Free Exercise Clause, stipulating that the government should not limit the religious’ rights of individuals, prisoners’ religious rights should not be restricted either. Such a position also underlines the importance of considering the prohibition imposed on the government to interfere with religious issues. These two basic arguments justify […]

Freedom of expression

Freedom of expression refers to the right to express one’s opinions or thoughts freely by utilizing any of the different modes of communication available. The ideas aired should, however, not cause any intentional harm to other personality or status through false or ambiguous statements. Communication of ideas can be achieved through speech, writing or art. […]

Freedom of Speech: Exploring Proper Limits

The First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution runs, “Congress shall make no law….abridging the freedom of speech or of the press” (U.S. Constitution, as cited in Goshgarian, 2011, p. 183). Judging from this, free speech of campus should be an inherent privilege of each student who cares about educational matters. However, questions restricted to the […]

Freedom of the Will

Not guilty Robert Blatchford in his essay “Not Guilty” maintains that the existence or nonexistence of a free choice is the point that free will discussion triggers. He acknowledged that people make choices but wondered the motive behind those choices. In his arguments, he emphasized that the will to choose is not free rather it […]

Human Freedom and Personal Identity

According to Sigmund Freud, psychoanalysis is one of the basic consciousness and personal identity theories in which the difference and the inherent relationship between consciousness and unconsciousness are established. Sigmud holds the view that there exists little if any necessity for us to characterize what is commonly regarded as conscious; for it refers to the […]

Freedom of Religion in the U.S

Introduction Religious disagreements have often been the cause of discord, violence, and hatred in many parts of the world. In the U.S. during the colonial times, religious differences were the cause of religious conflicts and persecutions before the founders of the US undertook to work together to protect religious freedom and end persecutions and religious […]

Freedom of speech, religion and religious tolerance

Freedom of speech is the liberty granted to individuals to express themselves freely without any censorship. However, the very rights are subjected to certain limitations such as slander, libel, incitement, obscenity and an intention to commit crime. The discussion on Phoenix pastor who is wishing that President Obama would be dead provides a concise example […]