Perspective Essays

Christian Perspective on Counseling

This is a personal theory paper which focuses on the Christian perspective; it involves the integration of faith and scripture into the personal counseling process. It discusses personality structures, individual differences and the motivations that guide and push the human person. Included is a contextual definition of health and the factors that cause illness. They are understood by using psychological techniques in concurrence with Biblical truths. Employing a theological worldview for counseling helps a therapist’s awareness of the innermost complexities…

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Marketing Institute of Singapore (mis)

Organization Analysis – Assignment (40%) Culture and Mechanistic An organisation’s culture is not imposed but develops through social interaction. Critically evaluate this statement in relation to the Culture and Mechanistic perspectives. Introduction Every organization relies on its resources to manage and run the business. There are four typical types of resources – Human resource, financial resource, physical resource and technical resource. The ultimate challenge is achieving the organizational goals effectively and efficiently through careful planning, organizing, leading, and controlling of…

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Anselm and Aquinas Perspective

Anselm of Canterbury and Thomas Aquinas had conceptualized their own justification for the existence of God. For Anselm, he chiefly indicated his strong defense of intellectual foundations of Christianity under the concept of “ontological argument” for the existence of God. Anselm argued that the existence of God is not only in human minds but rather in reality. The idea of Proslogion had become the main argument of Anselm, which he used in order to defend his idea of God’s existence….

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Victimhood and Victim Perspective

Each individual in the present society has the right for an equal opportunity and towards the different necessities in life such as the basic needs of food, shelter, clothing, and others. Aside from these, each individual also must have their own right for conceptual social values such as dignity, peace, welfare and many others. These are basically the provision of the humanitarian rule of equality in the quest of the people of attaining their utopian stature of the ideal condition…

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The War in Perspective_ a Comparative Literature

Literature is a mirror. An author laboring to create his literary piece is laboring to create his self-image, a reflection of his intimate self, emotions expressed through still inscriptions, yet in a way, building blocks of living and moving pictures communicated from the mind of the author to the reader’s inner eye (commonly referred as one’s “understanding”) leading toward the finality of revelation of the author’s true nature, thus, a perfect and unbiased replica of himself. An image not meant…

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Piero Della Francesca and the Use of Geometry in His Art

Piero della Francesca and the use of geometry in his art This paper takes a look at the art work of Piero della Francesca and, in particular, the clever use of geometry in his work; there will be a diagram illustrating this feature of his work at the end of this essay. To begin, the paper will explore one of the geometric proofs worked out in art by Piero and, in the process of doing so, will capture his exquisite…

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Global Culture_ a Sociological Perspective

With emergence of concepts like lingua franca and cultural assimilation, the world is reckoned to have lost its diversity. For this shift from ‘salad bowl’ to ‘melting pot’ phenomenon, the repercussions emerge in the form of global culture – a culture common to entire globe. At one hand, this concept contradicts the sociological understanding of culture as being specific to a particular group and distinct from the culture of other groups. However, the very concept broadens the scope of sociology….

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Free Will and Religion_ a Nietzsche Perspective

Free will has been studied for many centuries and has still puzzled ordinary people, many thinkers, scholars, theories, literary figures, and theologians worldwide. It has been confused with so many factors such as necessity or determinism from which the individual wonder whether his actions are based on self will or driven by conditions he cannot control. Other scholars linked it with moral responsibility and faith in God claiming that there is really no free will since it is influenced and…

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Psychological Critical Perspective

The utilization of a psychological critical perspective in literature entails the utilization of a specific psychological perspective to be used in the assessment of the various elements within the text as they are related to both the author and the intended audience of the work. Bernard Paris (1997) states that the use of psychology in the analysis of a literary text enables us “to understand the behavior of characters in literature from the past, to enter into their feelings, and…

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Theoretical Paradigm to Analyze a Current Newspaper Article

From a functionalist perspective, social institutions such as families and governments are analyzed and explained as collective means to satisfy specific or individual biological requisites. These social institutions, along with the rest, are composed of interconnected roles or norms such as the interconnected roles within the family (e.g. father, mother, etc.).             As it essentially concerns the workings and the very structure of the society, the functionalist perspective views the society as composed of interdependent branches which work together to…

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Contentment from a Different Person’s’ Perspective

“God knows best”. This is a title of one of the poems made by Helen Steiner Rice. It is stated in the poem that whatever challenges that come in people’s lives, it is not a punishment but an opportunity to be strong. Tears that flow from eyes will eventually become a source of courage to face life’s’ enduring trials. Sarah’s story is a story of a person who was deep challenged by God. As further reading, try to discern how…

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A Us Perspective

With a total import of 6926. 2 million dollars in December 2008, the US is arguably the leading player in the global textile industry (US Government, 2009). China is one of USA’s leading partners in ensuring that the textile industry develops. The textile industry has in the past years been displaying positive growth except for the 2007-2008 period when the level overall imports dropped by 3685 million dollars (US Government, 2009). Developing an understanding of the dynamics that affect the…

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