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With this concern, the essay examines the bioethical issues highlighted in the plots of these two movies by comparing and contrasting them, at the backdrop of the present relevant theories. Correspondingly, four ethical frameworks, including ‘justice’, ‘rights’, ‘duty’ and ‘virtue-based ethics’ will be addressed in this essay while comparing the above two films.
The movies “And the Band Played On” as well as “The Rain Maker”, both addressed certain bioethical issues that emerged in the early 20th century based on the then conducted medical research. However, the former was a drama based on the suffering of the people and their lack of consciousness, giving an indication of the gaps persisting in the conservative society, while the later complied with the dimensions of all mystery, suspense and drama. “The Rain Maker” movie elaborated on a financial crisis faced by a boy suffering from leukemia, who could have been saved if only the insurance company was on agreeable terms to pay for the bone-marrow transplant (Cohen, n.d.). Subsequently, the plot for “And the Band Played On” was majorly focused on the ethical issues surrounding the rapidly increasing rate of HIV infection in early 1980s, indicating the influence of political factors on such issues (Noonan, 2008). The bioethics reflected in the latter revolves around the dimensions of medical ethics and its loopholes under the impression of strong socio-political judgments (Sass, 2007). Depending on the bioethical imperatives, four ethical frameworks have been considered to compare and contrast the plots in the two selected movies.
The justice-based approach implies that people should be treated according to their respective hard work. However, the present world reflects a huge imbalance arising from uneven social power or financial power delegations (Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, 2014). For instance, “The Rain Maker” focused on the inequality
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The attacks also triggered political debates all around the United States, with arguments for and against the Bush administration being evident. The film Fahrenheit 9/11 (2004) takes an insight into the series of events that were experienced in the United States after the attacks.
Very recently however, a film has made history not only because it is an epic story but because of the historic tragedy in one of its premier showing at Aurora, Colorado, U.S.A. A film is meant to entertain and should not be confused with reality although it may carry some ideological, historical or philosophical messages.
The plot of the film revolves around the main female characters. The most important female character and the heroine of the film is Margaret Tate (Sandra Bullock). Other main female characters are Gertrude and Grandma Annie. Thesis statement: The role, function, life, elements of character and issues faced by the three main female characters in the film The Proposal proves that that their individuality differs in someway or other (special references to the film The Proposal ).
The director makes use of the basic issues faced by the main female characters and communicates with the viewers in a successful manner. Thesis statement: The film Driving Miss Daisy portrays the basic issues faced by women in a male dominated and racially prejudiced society (special references to the problems like prejudice, loneliness and racism faced by Daisy Werthan, Idella and Florine Werthan).
The directors are more interested in presenting the setting of Europe. That is why they choose the castle to drive the point home. Other successful works in depicting the importance of setting are the camera angles and movement employed by directors. The movement of the German officers before the escape is captured through the camera.
No matter where you are, the computer and internet make the world as small as your own neighborhood. In the years that Marx developed his theory there was a local industry that grew rapidly. Marx could not have known that the changes of industrialization would be world wide and wide brand 100 years later.
5). Decision making is at the core of any business transaction or process and is, by all accounts, the foundations upon which the success of an organisation is based. Decision-making is a predicator of both managerial and organisational success, as evidenced by empirical studies.
Many people are nothing like we think they are. Work is an example. We meet people at work or school who we think are and then we run into to them elsewhere and they are not anywhere near the same. Who you really are is a combination of those things, who you think you are and what other people think you are.