Amish and John Book

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‘Belonging can be fulfilling and difficult at the same time’ The belief in a thought can give shape and meaning to the world and create a sense of belonging to a community. However prioritising personal beliefs over those of the community may require difficult choices that can lead to individual suffering and possible tragedy. There are many ways through which an individual can belong to a group or relationship, but some individuals find it difficult to start similarities in identity with others, so must overpower their individuality in order to belong or else completely withdraw.
I agree that belonging can be fulfilling and difficult at the same time, as you feel you’re doing the right and changing for the better but it can be different and difficult learning the ways of how the group your trying to belong to has different ways of going about certain things this could be how they act, what they do and what they believe, this is shown in the film witness set in 1985 an America thriller film directed by peter weir and starring Harrison for and Kelly Mcgillis.
The conflicting notions and difference between cultures is carefully represented throughout Peter Weir’s superb and full on moving film ‘Witness’ in which two different worlds with two different value systems are deeply presented to us viewers. John book is from the English and taken to a new place by which Rachel calls home the “Amish” this being where there’s no electricity and a certain uniform the Amish are required to wear in order to belong and feel apart, Having a sense of belonging is essential to identity; it is a basic human instinct to belong and to have faith in certain beliefs, to feel loved is an important part of life. Weir has managed to attract us being the audience to take part into the hardships and strategic traditions in which the Amish community follow and also allowed us audience to gain a further understanding to the extreme corrective law of the ‘Ordnung.’
John Book, faces a

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