Mccandless followed his journey to Alaska. He did not inform his parents about his risk taking decision as he states,“I’m going to divorce them as my parents once and for all and never speak to either of those idiots again as long as I live. I’ll be through with them once and for all, forever.” Although he despised his parents he should have informed them before leaving to his journey. This way they would have been aware of what he put himself into. Since McCandless died they were only updated of his death which left them to grief.
Christopher McCandless was running from the expectation that his parents had for him and all the problems that his family had. He obviously did not want any part in it. Growing up in the upper middle class Christopher was given everything since day one. This to me is a major part of why I think McCandless had the right to venture off from his family, him wanting to learn from his mistakes never happened because he
The whole meaning of identity is altered into the the change in one’s personal quality in order to fit everyone else's perception of who they should be. Overall, their identity was never situated by the fact that the characters lacked the understanding of being their own person with their gifted qualities. The reality of the war is a key factor to why the society, school, and families caused the characters to change themselves. They felt the need to fit in because they saw everyone else doing so and that was what they were taught to do by the school’s main goal. A Separate Peace demonstrated the characters struggle of dealing with the change of themselves and how they had this confusion of who they really are.
If people finds out how was world before The Hatchery and Conditioning Centre, the chaos will arise. On the other hand, relationships and marriages are a major part of what makes us human. In the Brave New World, the relationship between sex and any kind of emotion, really, has been removed. The idea of romantic love between two people has also been destroyed. There is no such thing called family and it’s members, they never use the word mother/father since it’s rude to have
This was not an easy day for any of us and I was not mentally stable enough to make a choice from this change. Everyone seemed to be arguing, people were yelled at back and forth, different thoughts were debated as if one side was right and right in the moment I decided to leave that environment. I do not know if it was the best for me to do but I could not be there anymore and isolated myself but other managed to find me. “What’s the matter ? Why did you leave?” asked my cousin.
The rules in Anthem include the word I being destroyed and erased from history being replace by us and we. Anyone who says I will be killed. The government was made with good intentions but eventually it was corrupted. The government originally wanted everyone to be completely equal means that they took the will of the people. Other rules include men not being allowed to be alone, two people not being allowed to be alone, Men and women not being able to speak with each other on a personal level, You can’t have any friends The word ego is the most important word, Writing stuff is not allowed unless the consul allows it and everything that is not listed is forbidden.
In Descartes’s First Meditations Descarte describes that he wanted to forget all of the falsehoods that he learned as a child. Descarte describes that he wanted to “demolish everything completely and start again right from the foundations if I wanted to establish anything at all in the sciences that was stable and likely to last.” (Descarte 110) Descarte kept putting this task off until the right time for the “Demolition of my Opinions.” (Descarte 111) Descarte believed that it useless to make the point that all opinions are false so he went to the basic principle of which all of his former believes rested upon. Descarte looked at what he accepted as true and realized that he believed that they were true based on his senses. Descarte starts
Furthermore, the story “Looking for Rain God” written by Bessie Head reflects the belief in traditional practices, resulting in merciless death of two children. Based on these two stories, mankind followed their tradition practices and sacrificed other’s life to retrieve God’s blessing. This emphasizes that younger generation should not believe in traditional practices as some practices are illogical, irrational and will undermine social order as well as harmonious family relationships. Benefits of some of traditional practices over this world are lacking sense or sound, lucid reason as these benefits do not proven by any of the scientist in this world. People observes these old traditions, which have no sanction and were made just for the benefit of a section of society.
If Equality 7-2521 would have stayed, he would be executed. He wants a fresh start in which he can make his own rules. The first rule Equality 7-2521 made was, “For the word ‘we’ must never be spoken, save by one’s choice and as a second thought. This word must never be placed first within man’s soul, else it becomes a monster, the root of all the the evils on earth, the root of man’s torture by men, and of an unspeakable lie” (97). All of Equality 7-2521’s life he has called himself “we,” but now he realizes that he is his own individual.
I replied him yes you are right. He further continued his story. Same was my situation when I was there where I can’t do anything for my mother and myself. Thinking all this made me feel all alone. I then somehow gather the power and decided to struggle for my livelihood and my mother.