Is your dream worth pursuing? Numerous people ask themselves this very question every single day. Sometimes in doubt, sometimes in fear, sometimes in nervous excitement. In The Pursuit of Happyness, Will Smith plays Chris Gardner, a motivated man living on the last of his means. Chris is constantly looking for a consistent quality of life, but seems to get beaten down at every road. A few times throughout the movie, Gardner expresses his thoughts on happiness, and whether or not it is actually attainable. Chris soon discovered that there was several advantages and disadvantages during his pursuit of his dream of a happy successful life.
Some people think that the advantages of dreams outweigh the disadvantages meanwhile many others believe otherwise. This issue is constantly debated. Chasing ones dreams can have its disadvantages like trying to accomplish an unreachable dream or just setting oneself for failure. In one part of The Pursuit of Happyness(2005) Chris rides an economic roller-coaster, at various points having to sleep in a shelter or, worse, a station restroom. But an advantage is optimism Chris cleverly turning the a bad situation into a game to help his not fully understanding boy endure the night.
Following this further it can be seen while following one dreams, we can be blinded into trusting complete strangers. This disadvantage can be seen in The Pursuit of Happyness when Chris Gardner tells a random hippie on the street to watch his bone density scanner, as he exits
the scene, the hippie takes off with his gizmo. An advantage is a sense of determination to accomplish said dream. Chris Gardner was determined throughout The Pursuit of Happyness to succeed, even when various challenges were thrown his way.
Society is often puzzled when wondering if pursuing ones dream is even worth applying any time or effort to it. After all, there are disadvantages and advantages in pursuing them. But Chris Gardner had the right idea that if...
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