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  • The Truman Show And Plato's Allegory Of The Cave

    In the 1998 film, The Truman Show, featuring Jim Carrey as the main protagonist, it poses philosophical questions pertaining to Plato’s allegory of the cave found in The Republic. The main character of a fictional television show was Truman Burbank who lived in an alternate reality that was actually a television set that he perceived to be real. From his birth, to early childhood, teenage years, and adult life, Truman has been filmed 24 hours a day, seven days a week, through a television broadcast to the real world. Truman has grown up to believe that this alternate world is his reality and is related to the men only seeing shadows in a cave, according to Plato. This is shown similarly and differently through scenes in The Truman Show. Everything…

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  • I Decided To Walk A Little On The Luiltan Street Essay

    KEY CHAIN FOR $2 I decided to walk a little on the Luiltan Street. It was nearly 12 am on a Friday night. The street of Luiltan was quite dark yet peaceful and secure. Earlier in that morning, my team and I just elaborated a business project with a Japanese motor company that will enhance the life of Luiltan 's citizen. The odds weren 't against us this time. A decision to accept the project was the best thing we have ever done. I could only imagine how the change was coming for the better in…

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  • Personal Narrative: An Interview With A New Girl

    I’ve never had a girlfriend before. I just couldn’t approach girls in the same way as what my friends do. I see each of them makes a cute couple and wonder if I can find my soulmate soon. There are actually a few times when I meet a new girl and think, “Oh! she’s so lovely and nice to me. I want to know her more.” But I mostly let go of my chances. It’s always hard for me to approach a girl directly since I’m not a handsome guy. But this time, my destiny brought me to meet a very nice lady. And…

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  • My Belief Is The Key To Having A Better Life

    My belief One man in his whole life will meet countless challenges, and all of these challenges could give the man his own experiences and these experiences or feelings will build the own belief of this person. For me, I believe that to be optimistic is the key to having a better life. I will use my own stories to show you how this become my own belief. This story is about the TOEFL test. You know it’s one of the best and biggest language exam in the whole world. So in China if you want to go…

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  • Interduction Monologue

    2 Pip Scribbling around in the muck on your hands and knees. That 's not a good look. Xolelwa. I don 't blame myself! I blame Lebo! She sold me! It 's like it 's happening now... Where is she? Is she okay? Sphe is pregnant. Look, I know it changes things, but not between us. We 're perfectly fine. - Have some tea. - Thank you, but you really didn 't have to. I wanted to. It 's so lovely to have you back. Living in this house... full of men. No ways. I 'd like us to have dinner at…

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  • My Beliefs: A Personal Analysis

    I was born and grew up in Vietnam, in which Buddhism is dominated in my culture. I sometimes question about my beliefs by asking myself why I am doing this instead of that, or why I think doing this is right and doing that is wrong. I gradually realize that my actions and thoughts are profoundly shaped by a set of core beliefs, which are influenced by my family, culture, and especially religion. In this paper, I will discuss my beliefs about text and scripture in religion, moral actions and…

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  • Pápa Letter To Father

    Dear Pápa, You inspire me tremendously, you're my idol and I look up to you. You're a great hard working pápa with beautiful green eyes that I'm extremely jealous of. I love how you're so fun loving and that you correct me in my life by giving me advice that I can always use in my daily life. Not only that but you encourage me to try new things like going out for dance in the third grade because you knew how much performing in front of an audience means to me. You compliment me and build my…

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  • Personal Narrative: My First Day At Cedarwood High School

    Each days the same, I wake up to my alarm clock going off reading 5:30 a.m. marking the end of and get out of bed. ‘Great, only an hour of sleep’, I think to myself while rolling my eyes and blowing out in exasperation. I continue with my morning routine. Which consists of me showering, then getting dressed and doing my hair and make-up. I feel like a fraud. ‘That’s because you are. But it’s okay. Soon enough you won’t be one anymore.’ It takes me 25 minutes to get to Cedarwood High. Once I…

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  • Personal Self Assessment Essay

    People who have learned to live the life they want and to do the work that fuels their passion. People who that tend to excel in their chosen fields. In Search of the Secrets of Peak Performers. (2005). T+D, 59(2), 78-80. In this article, a peak performer contains something that not everyone has or some kind of secret power. Which is called pillars in this an article number 1 through 7 in a specific order. Vision is numbered as one. Knowing where you want to go, and what you want to do.…

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  • Truth In Tim O Brien's The Things They Carried

    If a captivating story is told but its validity is questioned, will it be held to prove its legitimacy? In the case of Tim O’Brien’s novel The Things They Carried, the answer is yes. O’Brien’s story is based on his experiences as a soldier and the stories he was told. Towards the beginning of the piece, O’Brien provides his own circumstances of what a war story must encompass to be ‘true’. Each chapter of the book holds a war story told by a various character or the author himself. As a focus,…

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