Internal Conflict Essays


Culture Essay

This essay examines the meaning of culture and provides several possible titles and topics that may be used as starting points for developing a paper on culture. It discusses the definition of culture, how culture is developed, and how cultures change. It shows how cultural identity and cultural differences are formed and how culture diversity is a fact of life. It also explains why in spite of diverse cultures commonly existing in one group there is usually a dominant culture that comes to the fore and is promoted by the leaders of the group. The essay closes with recommendations for Continue Reading...

Challenges Of Nigerian Writers in English

that is transitioning from colonialism to independence to democracy. Following a long-drawn-out 1967-70 fratricidal internal conflict and the oil-boom-turned-oil-doom that led to political and social upsets, the country has still not recovered from, Nigerian writers would inevitably accept a challenge, in my opinion. They have developed the different forms of Nigerian literature into a societal act against new Nigerian society's 'wantonness' (Barclays Foubiri Ayakoroma, 2014). The Northern Nigerian literary conference saw the country's writers brainstorming on how they could establish institutions aimed at promoting Hausa literature. These entities, especially those geared at supporting publishers, translators, scholars and reviewers ready… Continue Reading...

Sigmund Freud & the Human Condition

Sigmund Feud is popularly referred to as "the father of psychoanalysis." He lived between 1856 and 1939. His work and ideas have greatly influenced psychological imaginations and popularized notions such as Freudian sleep and dream symbolism, defense mechanism, unconsciousness, and many more. These notions have greatly contributed to films, literature, and theories such as feminism, psychology, philosophy and criticism. Freud is also known for theories such as unconscious mind, specifically those revolving around repression mechanism. He redefined sexual desire as mobile and believed that it is directed towards a wide variety of objects. His therapeutic techniques improved the understanding of… Continue Reading...

African Slave Trade

Resistance and Complicity It is impossible to understand or write about Africa's history without considering its relationship with continents like Europe and America. It is imperative that a discussion of the subject concentrate on Africans' pivotal shaping of world history (Lindsay, 2007). Europeans (i.e., Englishmen, Dutchmen, the Portuguese, and the French) contributed only superficially to shaping Africa's history during the Atlantic era's first two centuries, engaging in merchandizing and goods transportation between sea coasts. Only after 1640 did the Europeans, in what is known as the 2nd Atlantic Era (1640-1800s), begin demanding slaves and raw materials, commencing their cruel influence… Continue Reading...

As Nature Made Him by John Colapinto

whether she possessed any feminine qualities. An instance depicting internal conflict would be her continuous struggle as she disliked things girls typically liked and was drawn to the activities boys typically did (York, 2015). External "Money, clearly noting this transparent attempt to tell him what he wanted to hear," (Pg. 82). Internal "Brenda's subconcious conviction that she was a boy emerged" (Pg. 83). It is hard to see the story's irony before completely reading it. Money appears to be the villain on certain occasions. Colapinto's evidence with regard to Money and the many papers penned by him in his… Continue Reading...

The Origins and Types Of Behavioral Therapy

Changing those behaviors can threaten to undermine interpersonal relationships, causing internal conflict. One of the reasons why behavioral therapy is effective and recommended for young clients including children is that it can help create positive habits like self-monitoring that can last a lifetime. References Butler, A.C., Chapman, J.E., Forman, E.M. & Beck, A.T. (2006). The empirical status of cognitive-behavioral therapy: A review of meta-analyses. Clinical Psychological Review 26(1): 17-31. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2017). Behavior therapy for young children with ADHD. Retrieved online: https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/adhd/behavior-therapy.html Craske, M.G. (2010). Theories of psychotherapy. Cognitive–behavioral therapy. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. Hayes,… Continue Reading...

Apple Expansion into Myanmar

most fragile state in East Asia, other than North Korea. This measure implies a high degree of internal conflict, relatively low degree of central government control, and other markers of failed states (Fund for Peace, 2018). All told, the current run of political stability has helped Myanmar\'s economic growth considerably. If the country remains stable, then the run is expected to continue, with a strong sustainable growth rate that, in conjunction with high interest in the market for smartphones, should allow Apple to make inroads as the country becomes wealthier. There is huge market potential in the long-run, if… Continue Reading...

Culture Essay

the organization will either have to address its culture issues or collapse under the weight of its own internal conflict. Culture Diversity In any one group, organization or society there may be many different people of various backgrounds and cultures working together under one roof or in one community.  While an organization tends to promote a single culture within that it expects all of its workers to conform to, in society multiculturalism tends to be promoted in the modern era.  That means that cultural diversity is celebrated:  many cultures are taught in school and respect for all people of… Continue Reading...

American Exceptionalism Debate

notable misreadings of geopolitical situations, including Vietnam, in which what was seen by the Vietnamese as a nationalist, internal conflict was viewed by America as a personal affront to capitalism and as a war with communism. Patriotism may be a natural impulse. But exceptionalism and jingoism are dangerous. Unfortunately, the idea of America as exceptional and a shining city on a hill has existed since the birth of America. Replacing it with a more inclusive ideology will be difficult. But if America does not, it risks being left behind in a world where geopolitical cooperation is vital and America… Continue Reading...

The Great Gatsby Essay

too - didn't cut the pages” (50). This symbolically demonstrates to the reader the internal conflict of what it is to be Gatsby: on the one hand the books are real, and on the other hand they haven’t been read (so they might as well be fake). It’s a gesture that shows a desire to look educated, but it’s one that is incomplete. It demonstrates that Gatsby is deeply committed to appearances. Driving The motif of driving occurs and reoccurs in the novel. Driving is a tool used for the narrator to move between East and West Egg, and… Continue Reading...

Freudian Psychoanalytic Theory Of Personality

Personality Psych Analysis of Tony Soprano Psychodynamic Theory Freudian Psychoanalytic Theory of Personality Sigmund Freud’s psychoanalytic theory of personality makes the argument that human behavior is resultant of the interrelations amongst three constituent parts of the mind including the id, ego, and superego (Petocz, 1999). This theory of personality lays substantial significance of the manner in which conflict, more often than not unconscious, amongst the areas of the mind end up shaping an individual’s behavior and personality. The Id deals with instantaneous satisfaction of basic physical needs and desires and it functions completely unconsciously. The Superego takes into account social… Continue Reading...

Catholic Social Teaching Peace Building

Defined formally as “efforts to promote economic, social, and political reconstruction and reconciliation after internal conflicts,” peace building is a necessary and integral component of Catholic Social Teaching (CST) (Sullivan & Pagnucco, 2014, p. 113). In fact, from a CST perspective, peace building is a more meaningful and expansive project integrated into Christian ethics and identity. CST engages partners at various levels, including government organizations and the private sector, to usher in a new and transformed world. Partnering with a wide range of actors and stakeholders makes peace building highly complex and potentially problematic, particularly when conflicts of interest may… Continue Reading...