Essays about: "immortality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 essays containing the word immortality.

  1. 1. The Lily of the Nile : A work on the ritualistic use of an ancient flower of immortality

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Centrum för forskning om religion och samhälle (CRS)

    Author : Christie Gutierrez Haddad; [2021]
    Keywords : Ancient Egypt; water lily; entheogen; medicine; content analysis; immortality; lotus;

    Abstract : In pharaonic times, religion, magic and medicine had little distinction between each other due to the commonly held belief that all parts of life were influenced and even controlled by divinity and the supernatural. To navigate life easier, and in true Egyptian fashion, a large corpus of text was composed of magic, medicine and religion. READ MORE

  2. 2. Media and (Im)mortality : The Influence of Death on Popularity and Success

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Aldona Martynenka; [2020]
    Keywords : media; death; immortality; celebrity; fandom; popularity;

    Abstract : Musicians who die young often become more famous after their death and moreover, this popularity sometimes continues to exist years or even decades afterwards which consequently has a chance to turn these musicians into legends. Research has shown that the development of media and the growing celebrity culture have impacted the ways individuals perceive famous people. READ MORE

  3. 3. Unlocking your digital legacy : A perspective on immortality through our digital traces

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Designhögskolan vid Umeå universitet

    Author : Klio Rapakoulia; [2019]
    Keywords : interaction design; immortality; digital traces; digital fragments; digital age; data; death; digital legacy; digital legacy; digital self; digital death; digital graveyard; data mortis;

    Abstract : Every day, we use technology. Online interactions leave traces and traces serves as portals into different aspects of our personalities, or how we want to be perceived by others. We are encouraged to record and express everything, from our most important moments to the least. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Immortal Life and Immoral Values of Dorian Gray : A Study of Immortality and Immoral Behavior in The Picture of Dorian Gray

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Engelska

    Author : Martina Edsman; [2018]
    Keywords : Immortality; Immorality; Dorian Gray; Oscar Wilde;

    Abstract : This essay aims to examine how immortality and immoral behavior are represented in The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde. The claim in this essay is that an immortal life is not a desirable life and that it traps you in a paradoxical existence that cannot be desirable. READ MORE

  5. 5. In flux strategy : solidago life support

    University essay from Konstfack/Institutionen för design, inredningsarkitektur och visuell kommunikation (DIV)

    Author : Johan Krantz; [2018]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The cultural concepts of identity, life and nature are under constant negotiation. The world have been defined as; the given (nature) and the constructed (culture). Without this constructed dichotomy it is more complex. READ MORE