Sartre's Argumentative Essay

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I feel Chaffee’s words explaining Sartre’s thoughts, “You are a thinking being, capable of reflective thought, propelled toward a future of your own creation, making free choices independent of any prior influences.” (pg. 195), is the premise to support his conclusion of “Existence precedes essence.” It also means he believes all humans are entirely free to choose what they become. I do agree with Sartre’s statement, "Man is nothing else but what he makes of himself." I don’t believe a person will become who everyone else thinks or what others think fate has in store for them. If a person is born into poverty, it doesn’t mean they will stay living in poverty. With determination, they can drive their paths into a better way of living. Also,
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