My Philosophy On Philosophy And Philosophy Essay

1064 Words Jan 25th, 2016 5 Pages
These last three weeks of introduction to philosophy have taught me a lot and I have come to find philosophy quite interesting actually. In the beginning, I took this class because I thought it would be pretty easy. I didn’t expect to be contemplating and even changing beliefs that I have held ever since I can remember. Some of my beliefs have changed and some have stayed the same. This class has definitely pushed me to think beyond what I thought I knew and believed. I’m glad that I decided to take this class not only was it very fun and interesting, but now I feel like I have an even better grasp on my beliefs. In the paper I wrote at the beginning of this class, I wrote about my life and the lessons I have learned from it so far. I talked about how I failed to get the lead part in the school play and how I worked hard to accomplish goals I set for myself. I believed that the philosophy of life was experiencing failure so that eventually a person can accomplish success. I also believed it was about appreciating what we had while we had it. I still believe in these ideas, but I would like to make a couple changes to them. I would like to keep the belief that failure eventually leads to success because it does. A person is going to experience failure over and over again, but eventually with hard work success will come. People wouldn’t know what success felt like unless they experienced failure first. I also believe that this idea keeps people modest because everybody…

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