Philosophy Life Examination

Topics: Universe, Death, Examination Pages: 3 (886 words) Published: October 21, 2012
My Life Examination
First of all, my previous essay was a part of my life examination. I am glad you caught me on plagiarizing because now I really know that you read all of our essays. Unfortunately a few of my classmates and I did have doubts about it. Also, I feel like I can argue a lot for plagiarizing, but that is not what this assignment is about.

Even though I agree with Sergey Trufanov’s ideas about life in general, I do not feel like I can explore them further and simply reciting them would also be considered as plagiarism. But I do have my own conclusions about life examination, disappointments, and death. I cannot say that I am a philosopher, just like I cannot say that I can speak English. In order to claim that, a person needs to be comfortable using his tools to be considered a professional, which unfortunately, I am not, but I do believe that my ideas deserve to exist and to be explored in philosophical ways.

Life examination. To examine life you need to test it, challenge it. Everyone knows that you won’t know till you try, but for some reason not everyone does it. In my opinion it is better to do something and regret it than not do anything and regret not even trying. It refers even to the smallest things, like a new flavor of ice-cream. How would you know that you do not like it unless you taste it? Trying things is the only way to figure them out. I have so much of personal experience about trying new things, and it proved itself every single time. Like when I came to United States five years ago; I did not speak a word of English, I did not know how to drive, I was scared beyond belief, but trying new things got me to where I am. It is okay to be scared, but it is not okay not to challenge your fears and examine life in every way possible with everything that raises questions. Here I agree with Socrates “The unexamined life is not worth living.”

Disappointments. Disappointments are worthless. They are based on our expectations of...
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