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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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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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Essay: Plato’s The Symposium

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Plato’s Symposium is a philosophical tome written by him. The book details the various intricacies of love including its nature and its place in society, its very purpose. They speak of love through details given of the God known as Eros. Eros or Aros in Greek mythology was considered the God of lust, beauty, love and intercourse. On another level it also speaks of knowledge and the how it fits into the realm of human existence. The book is written in the form of a dinner party, more specifically Agathon’s symposium. It was held to celebrate his victory in his first dramatic competition, the Dionysia. The details of this symposium were heard by Plato through various intermediaries. He writes the book from the perspective of being told the story through a man known as Aristodemus.

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