The Characteristics Of The Human Condition

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What is the Human Condition? The Human Condition are characteristics in life in which one will experience at one moment or more in their life. The real question is, however, do you experience the Human Condition even if you’re not conscious of it? In order to be “human”, one must experience one of the characteristics of life. Conversely, there is Nihilism. Nihilism is the rejection of all religious and moral principles, believing that life is meaningless. The idea of Nihilism goes against what the Human Condition stands for. Even without being conscious of it, people go through at least one if not all characteristics of the Human Condition.
In “College Should Be An Adventure” by John A. Roush, Roush talks about how one grows in life. As people
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“We Grow Accustomed to the Dark” is a poem by Emily Dickinson that depicts a circumstance of aspiration that everyone has inside them. It says it right there in the title, that we grow accustomed to the dark. People all the time are becoming accustomed, or being complacent of the dark or bad instances in life that people go through. When getting through life there will always be obstacles that will stand in one’s way of becoming successful. How a person approaches an obstacle depends on what type of person they are. “And sometimes hit a Tree Directly in the Forehead But as they learn to see Either the Darkness alters Or something in the sight Adjusts itself to Midnight And Life steps almost straight.” It’s easier to become complacent when it’s easier to just give up than to try and go through the process to success again. Throughout life, you’ll hit bumps in the road during the process of working to the top, but the choice of staying down or getting back up and trying again is up to you. Why let failure be an option, when you can strive for success and do great things in life? Aspiring to succeed in life breaks out of the norm of society. People everyday are venturing for ways to do better and be better. Aspiring to do better will help get people to greater places rather than conforming to society and being complacent to failure when reaching the full potential is much more rewarding and …show more content…
Conflict plays a major role practically everyday in everything. Whether it’s something minor or something major, everyone faces conflict. An instance of conflict is temptation. There is always some sort of temptation in everyday life. In the cartoon Peanuts, by Charles Schulz, he illustrates how Lucy tempts Charlie Brown to kick the football. However, Charlie Brown also struggles with the conflict of whether or not to kick the football since it’s always the same outcome of her pulling the football away. Trial and error is part of conflict. With experienced outcomes in mind, we all still want to give into the circumstance of thinking that there will be a different outcome. In the cartoon, the football portrays hope in that maybe the outcome will be different each time Charlie Brown goes on to attempt the kick. Schulz illustrates life through Lucy and temptations through the football. Temptation is a conflict people face; its the contemplation of whether or not to give in. Everyday people face conflict, how we approach it determines the degree of the

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