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  • Golden Chance Carpe Diem
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    Carpe Diem: The Golden Chance Carpe Diem, is the expression that means seize the day, means that one should take advantage of every minute of this life. Many people do not succeed because they are scared about life. It is very difficult to accomplish anything in this life if they do not risk themselves or do not do anything to get what they want. One should enjoy this life in a responsible way. My particular philosophy is do the right thing at the right moment. My parents have taught me that wit...
  • Chance's Practice For Real Life
    627 words
    Being There is the story of Chance, a simple gardener turned American media hero. He seems to know nothing but television and gardening. His thoughts and judgments are products of television and his gardening experience. Yet through his simple mild mannered ways he unintentionally becomes the center of America's business news. The author of Being There, Jerzy Kosinski said "To read a novel is to practice for real life. Fiction doesn't change anybody's life, it merely hints at the different ways ...
  • Chance The Gardener In Kosinski's Third Novel
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    Jerzy Kosinski was born in Poland in 1933 to Russian parents who had fled the revolution. He was separated from his family when the Nazis invaded in 1939. For six years he wandered form village to village scorned by East European gypsies who feared his hawk like face and penetrating eyes. He survived German terror by his wits and he was struck dumb from the shock that he underwent from this six-year period of wandering. He was mute from age nine to fourteen. (New Yorker) Kosinski was later reuni...
  • Chance As Being President
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    Being There Figure-Ground: Indefinite amount of reality depending on what you make figure or ground. We see the world through figure-ground. What can be background can be figure. What can be figure can be background. Figure is what one pays attention to, while ground is what one blocks out. An example of this is when two people are together and talking between themselves. One person brings up something about an object, but the other person thinks the first person is talking about something other...
  • Eminem
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    We, the undersigned, have committed ourselves to living in this crumbling society. We all know that it is losers such as Marshall Mathers (Eminem) that are at fault for the constant downgrading of our society and social values. Sometime a few years back, Marshall Mathers was born. This day was a sad day for all of us. Especially his family members (Well, can you imagine being related to the sick bastard? !) In the ensuing years, violence, rape, murder, death threats, pedophilia and many other th...

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