Discipline is the suppression of base desires, and is usually understood to be synonymous with restraint and self-control. Self-discipline is to some extent a substitute for motivation. Discipline is when one uses reason to determine the best course of action regardless of one's desires, which may be the opposite of fun. Virtuous behavior can be described as when one's values are aligned with one's aims: to do what one knows is best and to do it gladly. Continent behavior, on the other hand, is when one does what one knows is best, but must do it by opposing one's motivations. Moving from continent to virtuous behavior requires training and some self-discipline.
Discipline is the only solo album recorded by 1980s songwriter and producer Desmond Child. It was released on Elektra in 1991 and features his longer take on "Love on a Rooftop", a song he wrote for Cher on her 1989 album Heart of Stone. Bon JoviguitaristRichie Sambora appeared on the album as well; in addition to playing his usual array of guitars, he co-wrote two tracks (the title song and "According To The Gospel of Love"). Also notable is an appearance by the band's drummer, Tico Torres. Famed songwriter Burt Bacharach co-wrote the song "Obsession" and the song peaked at number 19 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart.
Discipline: Record of a Crusade is a Japanese hentaiinteractive fiction video game developed and released by ActiveSoft in Japan and by Kitty Media in North America. It was later adapted into a six-part direct to video animation series Discipline - The Hentai Academy. It was the first hentai title released on Blu-ray. A two-part prequel series Discipline Zero has been released in 2010.
The story revolves around Takurō Hayami, a transfer student to a mostly female populated boarding school St. Arcadia. Due to the school's very recent admission policy that allows male students, most female students initiate sexual intercourse with Takurō. Takurō appears like a regular student, but during the sex orgies, the girls realize (including the unwitting Takurō) that he has a special capability - an "Ultimate Sex Power" that becomes the focus of St. Arcadia's sexual power struggle. The prequel story takes place one year before Takurō's transfer.
Liberty, in philosophy, involves free will as contrasted with determinism. In politics, liberty consists of the social and political freedoms enjoyed by all citizens. In theology, liberty is freedom from the bondage of sin. Generally, liberty seems to be distinct from freedom in that freedom concerns itself primarily, if not exclusively, with the ability to do as one wills and what one has the power to do; whereas liberty also takes into account the rights of all involved. As such, liberty can be thought of as freedom limited by rights, and therefore cannot be abused.
Philosophers from earliest times have considered the question of liberty. Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius (121–180 AD) wrote of "a polity in which there is the same law for all, a polity administered with regard to equal rights and equal freedom of speech, and the idea of a kingly government which respects most of all the freedom of the governed." According to Thomas Hobbes, "a free man is he that in those things which by his strength and wit he is able to do is not hindered to do what he hath the will to do" (Leviathan, Part 2, Ch. XXI).
Upon its release, The Female Boss has received generally negative reviews from most music critics, with many critics panning the themes, intro of the album, production and some lyrical content, while some critics felt the dance songs were highlights. Commercially, the album opened with poor sales, debuting at number 35 on the UK Albums Chart and number 55 in Ireland.
Free will is the ability to choose between different possible courses of action. It is closely linked to the concepts of responsibility, praise, guilt, sin, and other judgments which apply only to actions that are freely chosen. It is also connected with the concepts of advice, persuasion, deliberation, and prohibition. Traditionally, only actions that are freely willed are seen as deserving credit or blame. There are numerous different concerns about threats to the possibility of free will, varying by how exactly it is conceived, which is a matter of some debate.
Some conceive free will to be the capacity for an agent to make choices in which the outcome has not been determined by past events. Determinism suggests that only one course of events is possible, which is inconsistent with the existence of such free will. This problem has been identified in ancient Greek philosophy, and remains a major focus of philosophical debate. This view that conceives free will to be incompatible with determinism is called incompatibilism, and encompasses both metaphysical libertarianism, the claim that determinism is false and thus free will is at least possible, and hard determinism, the claim that determinism is true and thus free will is not possible. It also encompasses hard incompatibilism, which holds not only determinism but also its negation to be incompatible with free will, and thus free will to be impossible whatever the case may be regarding determinism.