Reality Essays

The Truth of All Truths

Suppressing is suffering but suffering is better than admitting… Suffering is better than hurting… Suppressing is better…. People are the worst LIARS, not simply because of not telling the truth but liars for being completely ignorant of the real thing or two about what one truly feels, what one truly wants… Liars for putting up an act of being perfectly fine when in truth, one is really messed up… Liars for making others feel certain warmth… Liars for secretly thinking…

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Pi and Plato

Socrates, in his conviction from the Athenian jury, was both innocent and guilty as charged. In Plato’s Five Dialogues, accounts of events ranging from just prior to Socrates’ entry into the courthouse up until his mouthful of hemlock, both points are represented. Socrates’ in dealing with moral law was not guilty of the crimes he was accused of by Meletus. Socrates was only guilty as charged because his peers had concluded him as such. The laws didn’t find Socrates guilty;…

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Perceptions of Reality in the Matrix

The question of ‘reality’ has always intrigued people throughout the world. It has been perceived as tangible and exact but at the same time intensely vulnerable. The frailties of ‘reality’ have been exposed by the many differing ways in which it can be perceived. These differences of perception can be attributed to factors such as age, sex, nationality, religion, and political views, all of which alter the way we process what is presented to us as ‘facts’ by our senses….

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Men Continuous Search for the Avenue of the Known and Unknown Reality

The title itself gives a fascinating debate. The “Known Reality” can be broadly explained because humans already know what it is. It is already known by many people. If we give meaning to the “Unknown Reality” it is something we haven’t seen yet, went yet or even discovered. How will man find the access to that reality? Will we know if it is the unknown we’ve been searching for? I’ll give my opinion on the “Unknown”, maybe it is the…

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_horses of the Night_ by Margaret Laurence

-“I detested the fact that I was so young” -Chris creates his own fantasy world (ranch, racing horses etc.) He tries to sell magazines, vacuum cleaners even when he knows he won’t make it to university. He can’t face reality. Also, when there is conflict he ignores it and it seems like he doesn’t even notice it. He holds a fantasy in his mind that seems real to him -In Shallow Creek, when Vanessa sees the horses is when we…

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Negetive Effects of Reality Shows

The popularity of reality TV shows continues to grow with every season since the first episode of “Survivor” aired in 2000. Every evening, millions of people sit in front of their television sets to watch the latest episode of “Big Brother,” “Jersey Shore,” or “Real Housewives. ” Although not a new genre, reality TV shows since “Survivor” have started a next generation of programming, but the negative effects of these shows may be greater than the actual enjoyment False Reality…

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A Harsh Word, a Harsh Reality

I genuinely haven’t had anything happen to me. I haven’t lost a pet, been caught up in a fight that had nothing to do with me, felt the panic of being peer-pressured into doing anything beyond my will. I am a strong believer in the saying “it only happens to other people,” that you only see these incidents in films not real life. Well, that was until the summer of two thousand and seven. Apparently in the next fifty years…

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Reflections on Perception of Reality

I have always believed in what I saw, what I heard, and what I experienced. As these elements play a significant role of perceiving the world around me, it is very hard to distrust the reality. However, it was not a long ago that I began to ponder about this issue more profoundly. What do I really perceive? Could I precisely explain our perception without the help of science? As I spend more time thinking about this fascinating issue, I…

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Truman Show Essay Appearance V Reality

Throughout life we are constantly seeing new perceptions of things and in turn constantly changing our perception of reality. The Key concepts of Appearances and Reality were explored through the use of Paradox, Point of View and Verisimilitude, within the texts The Truman show (Peter Weir) and Relativity (Escher). These concepts were used to effectively portray the key differences, and deeper meanings of Appearance and Reality. The way in which we view an object, situation or concept, greatly affects how…

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Descartes Meditation

1. If Descartes’s aim is to find certainty, why does he proceed by doubting as many things as he can? He feels that as long as he goes on believing his old beliefs, laziness and habit will block him from receiving any truths. He feels that if he regards his beliefs in the same way as he does any falsehoods he can remain unbiased when judging information and only then will he receive real truths. 2. What reason does he…

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Illusions Realities Ibsen

Introduction In Ibsen’s The Wild Duck, illusions and reality are set into a conflict within the story of a son’s personal desire to confront idealism. Throughout much of the play, the son, Greger, argues the value of truth with the reluctant Dr. Relling. Relling insists on the importance of illusions, but fails to discourage Greger’s intentions and a play that begins as a comedy quickly turns into a tragedy because of these conflicts. At the heart of the illusions in…

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Illusion Vs. Reality a Streetcar Named Desire

Tennessee Williams uses the constant battle between illusion and reality as a theme throughout his play A Streetcar Named Desire. Many use illusion to escape the reality they are living in. This theme is present in all of his characters in different ways. Each character is shown to live their life in either the way of illusion or reality. Harold Mitchell, also known as Mitch buys into Blanches illusions. He is overtaken by her charm, but in the end finally…

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What Is Philosophy_

1. E) My idea of philosophy is that Philosophy is a World-View. By this I mean philosophy is the attempt to understand all matters of the universe, encompassing anything the human mind is capable or incapable of thinking up. It is a personal perspective that can differ even among the smartest of humans. In a world-view, there are always contradictory proposals because it is not dictated by scientific verification. Take the case of Lucretius and Hegel. Lucretius imposes that everything,…

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Truman Show and Allegory of the Cave Reality

Our curiosity is immeasurable. When we are curious, we approach the world with a fresh perspective, we ask questions and we are fascinated by new experiences. Rather than chasing a schedule or an anticipated set of answers, we sought out to follow our own ambitions and question the world. In order to comprehend the world around us, one must question it. Among those questions we should be enlightened by the fact reality and the truth of the world around us….

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The Five Features of Reality

There are five characteristics, or features, of reality. These five features are coherence, reflexivity, interaction, fragility, and permeability. This essay will discuss the meanings of these five features of reality. In addition, these features will be applied to the examples of religious beliefs and pygmalion in the classroom, in order to describe how the features work in these examples and provide a better understanding of the complexities of these features, and further, of reality itself. Coherence if the theory that…

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