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Essay: Life of Pi by Yan Martel

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He chronicles his search for God. How he grew up a Hindu in a non-religious family but eventually found Christianity and then Islam. He speaks of how he saw all these religions as being equal and having no true difference between them. And how he religiously followed each one and when asked why he would not choose between them he would simply say I just wanted to love God. Through it all the author also interjects details about Mr. Patel’s life in the present how he see various religious items in his home and how he would have to suffer through spicy food because he did not want to offend the narrator.

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Essay: Mad Men

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However, when they were depicted they were shown to be either fundamentally of the religious persuasion or terrorists with no regard for human life. In terms of women, the media again pre-dominantly depicted Caucasian females nearly all of whom were quite attractive and young in age. By contrast I saw no females of Asian or Hispanic descent. The only African American female depicted in the media I saw was overweight (dsnook) (communication360) (Zebonka).

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Thesis: Love is the Son of Plenty and the Mother of Need

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He is followed by Socrates who begins by complimenting Agathon which is more of a customary practice and then courteously asks his host and asks if he may point out the insufficiencies in his speech. He says that Agathons speech is only applicable to love when we consider what we wish it to be rather than what it actually is. He then speaks of the Diotoma of Mantinea and speaks of her story of love. According to Socrates she says that Love is the son of “Plenty” and the mother of “Need”. It has characteristics of both but is carefully balanced. It is not only difficult, needy, deceptive but also resourceful. Its purpose she says is the fulfillment of immortality in men. He says that the pursuit of immortality is the true goal of all men and the gift of love is gift of immortality by making these men philosophers.

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Essay: Life of Pi

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Additionally, though somewhat philosophical it must be pointed out that faith in God is an intrinsic thing. If religion is the primarily a vessel so that man can be closer to God. Then the requirement of storytelling is nullified. Storytelling cannot exist without God, but God can exist without storytelling. The truest aspect of storytelling is that it speaks of human beings, of us. However, religion begins and ends speaking only of God.

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