Life Essays

Walking in a Dream World_ a Reaction to Waking Life

Waking Life, by Richard Linklater, is an unusual movie that was released in 2001. The movie was recorded with the same technology that any movie would use, but each scene has been colorized to give it an animated look. The colorization is not the same from scene to scene. Instead, each artist that Linklater employed brought their own style and vision to their particular portion of the movie (Linklater 2001). This approach mixes well with the movie itself, as it…

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Life Today Is Better

Nowadays life is more comfortable, convenient and better than it was a century before. Modern facilities for health, education, communication and transport have added a lot in bringing betterment to the life of people. Advances in technology have provided people with many ways to spend their leisure time and they also have more opportunities to utilize their physical and mental abilities to achieve a better living standard. Technology and education have got much better as compared to the past as…

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English Tennyson

How far do you agree with one reader’s view that “the men in Tennyson’s poems are whining, selfish and arrogant, with little to recommend them”? In Tennyson’s poem Tithonus, some may see him as self pitying. In the first stanza it begins with how man is born, works on the earth, then dies and is buried underground. However, the speaker, Tithonus, is cursed to live forever, “Me only cruel immortality consumes”. Tithonus then goes on to tell Aurora, goddess of…

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My Life Changing Experience

I’ve never been more sad than the day that my cousin Taron died. She had battled cancer for five years, if not more, when she took her last breath. She was in a coma for the last week of her life. She was a fighter; no matter how sick the chemotherapy made her, no matter how bad it hurt, she never complained. She was never mean to anyone, she never made a rude remark against someone, and everyone loved her….

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A Pen and a Paper_ the Beauty of Life

When can a person say that he or she finally learn what is life and what life offers? It is such a hard question and maybe not all people can answer it but when can we really give a proof that we were able to fulfill our mission in life? Life is a mystery and not all of the things happening in us have an explanation. Yes, maybe science can answer our question but can it lead us into understanding…

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The Fountainhead

How should man live his life? Is man an object of altruism, of self-immolation— to be sacrificed for the sake of what is called the common good, or for the best of everybody? Why does society usually regard self-interest or ego as evil, and why does it hold self-sacrifice or unselfishness as a virtue which should be embodied by every human being? Ayn Rand, a best-selling author and a Russian-born American philosopher, addressed all these questions in her novel The…

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Human Kind and Extraterrestrial Life

For centuries ever since man has first looked up at the night sky and wondered what other things existed beyond Earth he has continued to explore the heavens in search for answers. Over a few hundred years the quest for truth has yield substantial amounts of data. It is true that ancient astronomers did nothing more than just attribute mythical and religious meaning to different celestial phenomena. Stars have been given their respective names—a group of them are even linked…

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Meaning of Life – Mind

The meaning of life is a question that is thrown around from person to person asking them what they think. Some people have an idea of what the meaning of life is and other has no clue. Some believe that you just live life and others believe while living life you discover the meaning. During this essay I will be talking about what other people think about this question. When I had a conversation with my father about what the…

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The Meaning of Life.

Many people have debated over a proper way to denote a meaningful life. By reading the Bible, one side may argue that a life lived without belief in an afterlife is meaningless. The other side may oppose this by stating that a life lived in the pursuit of happiness as attributed to each person’s views is certainly meaningful. The latter may be correct, but it is possible for both arguments to be accurate when considering details outlined in this highly…

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_ulysses_ by Alfred Tennyson – Poem

Ulysses is a poem that shows the struggles and triumphs of a man that has suffered, endured and conquered all that has been put before him. Throughout the poem, we can see his character building as he reminisces on his life and what he would like his future to be. Ulysses finds himself and who he wants to be, and learns how to use that towards his future goals. Ulysses is aware of the fact that he will die soon…

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Meaning of Life Human

?? Youth is not a time of life; it is a state of mind; it is not a matter of rosy cheeks, red lips and supple knees; it is a matter of the will, a quality of the imagination, a vigor of the emotions; it is the freshness of the deep springs of life. ?? ?? Youth means a temperamental predominance of courage over timidity, of the appetite for adventure over the love of ease. This often exists in a…

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Someone Special to Me

Abstract The heart is very sensitive and locks in the things that are the closest to it. The feelings and emotions are all within the heart which brings about either hate or love. Everyone should have someone or something that is very special to them. My Life, My World, My Daughter Erynn Who is that special someone that holds your heart? The person who if you had to you would lay your life down for. I like to live by…

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The Decision That Changed My Life

I consider my self being a girly-girl and tom-boyish. Sometimes one side would be stronger than the other. For example, as if I were to go shopping, I could do that all day. But yet if my guy friends were to ask me to go play with them football or tag, I wouldn’t mind getting down and dirty. For example, when I was younger my mother would take me to her hula classes. I would usually join in when they…

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_click_ by John Barth

Barth insight on the worlds technological advancement with computers gave him a good start on an interesting story. By incorporating today’s living with literature he turn out Click. “Click” some hated it, but some liked it. I think the lack of understanding of this story is what caused those people to dislike the story; the fact that the story was very long also had something to do with it. I will present the in-depth thought that made me understand and…

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The Relationship of Spiritual Well Being and Quality of Life in the Elderly

Palliative care is a rapidly evolving discipline of nursing, where nursing process approach may be utilized in a similar manner as in other areas of nursing. It is to be remembered that nursing process is a systematic approach for planning, documentation, and measurement of outcomes of care that focused on nursing outcomes along with clinical outcomes. In palliative care for people with chronic illnesses at older age group, these assessments must be conducted in a participatory manner with the patients…

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