Natural Interspecies Gene Transfer: Essay

Natural Interspecies Gene Transfer: Essay

Sample Essay

Words 2,120

The genome possessed by any individual is fundamentally unique in the entire world due to recombination, and any specific lineage may be viewed as a sequence of reactions that could never be reproduced verbatim. Similarly the adaptation to a new or altered environment requires several generation. It may thus, serve us greatly to have a system that allows an individual to acquire genetic material from others rather than hoping they would be received from their parents. (more…)

Benefits of Online Education: Essay

Benefits of Online Education: Essay

Sample Essay

Words 765

Education is – if we have any recollection of our classical language training – supposed to be a drawing out rather than a putting in, which would seem to make it at least as an appropriate activity for adults as for children. However, adults far too often find their attempts to gain further education blocked by pragmatics: They have to be at work or driving their own children back and forth at the same time that classes are being offered. Because of the constraints on their time and their obligations to work and family, adults can benefit from distance learning in important ways. My own experience as a distance learner has borne this out. (more…)

Basic Precepts from Philosophy: Essay

Basic Precepts from Philosophy: Essay

Sample Essay

Words 743

When we ask ourselves what is knowledge, we are effectively asking what is our relationship with the world. As Solomon argues in Chapter 3, the desire to know and the desire to discover are essentially active, even aggressive actions taken on the part of consciousness to acquire pieces or aspects of the world. When we seek knowledge, we seek to take into our minds (and so to take into our bodies physically) something that exists in the world. We seek through knowledge to dismantle the world and so to come to possess it. (more…)

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