Analysis Of ' Through A Glass Darkly ' By Eleanor Roosevelt Essay

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“One 's philosophy is not best expressed in words; it is expressed in the choices one makes... and the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility.” Wise words spoken by Eleanor Roosevelt, furthermore validating how philosophy and/or religion can dictate one’s life, and can also play a part in decision making. The Canadian crime show, Flashpoint has been said to give new meaning to what one has grown used to in most crime shows nowadays. With that said, this show has a different angle on what police are defending, which is not citizens itself, but the idea of a peaceful society.
In the fourth season, episode four, “Through a Glass Darkly,” the title itself reflects on the main influence of this episode. The title, meaning, “to have an obscure or imperfect vision of reality. Apostle Paul further explains that we do not now see clearly, but at the end of time, we will do so.” Which is exactly the challenge Elaine has been faced with. Elaine is the mother of Sue, who was seventeen when she ran away from home and chose to never look back. Sue’s daughter, Jess, follows a routine of walking the alley to school everyday but to her surprise, became kidnapped one morning along with her mother after putting up a fight to save her daughter.
The philosophy Rationalism is carried throughout the episode, in regards to information that becomes surfaced about Elaine being betrayed by someone she trusts. Furthermore, who has given her photos that show Jess (her only granddaughter)…

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