However, Vincent doesn’t commit an act of hypocrisy in becoming a “valid”, instead he focusses on what can be done in order to succeed. The message that Gattaca portrays is that it is not who you are, but rather, what you do that determines your success in life. Vincent achieves his dream through sheer courage and determination. He does not have the assistance of superior genetic engineering. He achieves in spite of a society that is designed to ensure that he fails in any attempts to better himself.
Things would run better with no competition for office. The program would have problems. The people of the state might not agree with the program. Philosophers may refuse to take up office because the life of a philosopher would be better than that of a ruler. It would be hard for this program to work in a democracy since the people may not agree with it.
Delbanco’s interpretation that Thoreau creates world that we both need and fear is basically saying that Thoreau creates the perfect world that we would need to best survive and would strive the best in; however this world is something that we as people are not used to and have never experienced so we would be skeptical and scared when it is presented to us. I definitely agree with Delbanco’s statement about Thoreau’s world. Although it would be nice to love in a world where things were based on a man’s conscience rather than government, and the people played a bigger part in how things were ran; it would be something nobody is used to therefore no one would really know what they were doing and who is to say we can trust everyone’s conscience because there are some people in the world with bad consciences. In my opinion Thoreau’s world would only work in
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It also stressed the political role of the independent landowner and warned against the tendency of political power to encroach upon liberty. A republic demanded a virtuous citizenry and thus a high moral code to ensure continued freedom. The founders thought that luxury, factionalism, and other vices were ever-present dangers, seeds of destruction that lurked in the souls of their fellow citizens and within themselves. (1) Additionally, a man's investment in luxuries signaled to his fellow Americans that he might support the ideas of aristocracy and monarchy instead of republicanism. Therefore republicanism called for thriftiness, simplicity and plainness in all things, be it fashion or food.
3. Yi Yin would not like the fact that modern politicians often promise “innovative answers to the challenges of tomorrow.” Yi Yin thought that rulers should follow the examples of good past leaders and conform to the wisdom of the ancients (“Human Record” P. 34, ll. 5-6 & 23-24). Yi Yin would also dislike modern politicians attempts to appear youthful. In Yi Yin’s eyes the aged and virtuous were to be the idols of society and deeply respected.
If they wanted to be truly successful they would need to elicit the expertise of a professional management team already a tested and proven success to create a product strategy that would catapult them into the industry. With the help of Neil Ferris, co-founder of Apollo Computers, a company that realized $1 billion worth of success through its IPO, Giganet hoped to realize some of the same successes. And they did. After an uncertain start and many failed attempts at raising funds with several major industry leaders, Giganet finally succeeds in striking a deal with Dell. Dell offered to use Giganet’s switches as well as invested $5million in the company.
The translator is not identified. Dear Dr. Husák, In our offices and factories work goes on, discipline prevails. The efforts of our citizens are yielding visible results in a slowly rising standard of living: people build houses, buy cars, have children, amuse themselves, live their lives. All this, of course, amounts to very little as a criterion for the success or failure of your policies. After every social upheaval, people invariably come back in the end to their daily labors, for the simple reason that they want to stay alive; they do so for their own sake, after all, not for the sake of this or that team of political leaders.
They often question the validity of the practices of the society. By this means each author is able to explain why they have created, at least in a novel, what they consider to be a utopian society, and why they believe it will work. Of course much of what they write is based on ideals, otherwise it would not be utopian. However, it also appears to be based on the belief that mankind is basically good, and only needs an environment that will continuously and consistently bring out the good in man. In this ideal situation much of what we consider essential to a good and growing society is felt to be a waste of time, if not simply disruptive, to these utopian societies.
I think that the meanings of work lie in wanting to have money, to live happily and to survive. There are a lot of people in our world who today have jobs just because of the money. When we think about it that is why most people hold on to their jobs. If the job description says they are paying fourteen dollars an hour a lot of people take advantage of the opportunity because of the money. They would not care about what job it is.