Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Fandoms Fandoms are like little islands of paradise. The collection of people who participate in the passionate pursuit of an item is an escape from the haters and cruel ways of life. Whether you are passionate about the Hunger Games, football, The Beatles, different types of wine or Mozart, the fact you have other communities of other people who are just as passionate as you fulfills the human need of companionship and love. In my opinion, there is no such thing
for science and technology. Jodie Foster captured the hearts and minds of America’s youth when she received and detected an incoming signal that was using prime numbers. Her passionate pursuit to determine where the signals source came from acquiesced her career to move even farther. To this day, Jodie Foster’s passionate pursuit has me pursuing a Bachelor’s of Science in Information Systems.
towards equal liberties for all. “[…] all men—yes , black men as well as white men—would be guaranteed the inalienable rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” (276). This statement caught my eye while reading this speech because, it shows how much King believes in ending segregation. King’s speech has more of a formal, persuasive and passionate style. He makes you want to keep reading his speech, with his voice and how desperate he sounds with what he is trying to get across to everyone
enough to continue my education. While I jump for joy I realize that my fear is based on failing something I am extremely passionate about; my education. People often treat failure as a terminal illness or something they are constantly plagued by. Reality is failure is not the Bubonic Plague. Failure is not the Black Death. Failure should be embraced and treated as a part of your pursuit to success and living. Failure can prevent a person from realizing who they really are; failure will keep a lifeless
financial security, and freedom to pursue your own individual happiness. Today, it means so much more. Every year many millions of people from all over the world aspire to, attempt to and some succeed in immigrating to the United States in pursuit of that world famous American Dream. A big house, education opportunities, the liberty to pursue religious worship free from persecution, upward socio-economic mobility and an overall sense that here in America anything is possible. This was
leaders have an international mind-set, are ruthless in the pursuit of success, and embody strategic and visonary thinking. * Small company leaders are passionate about their work and have integrity, stamina, and perseverance. * Government leaders empathize with people from different backgrounds, are ruthless in the pursuit of success, and have stamina and perseverance. * Media leaders are ruthless in the pursuit of success, passionate about their work, and have stamina and perseverance.
the heart, passion in Jane Eyre adds vigor to any pursuit deemed worthy. Occasionally when passion goes unchecked it consumes common sense, leaving rational thought as debris. The female characters in Jane Eyre were consistently discouraged (with degrees of failure) from articulating their passions because it did not fit society’s view for women. As Jane Eyre grows up at Gateshead Hall she was constantly chastised and prodded to calm her passionate nature for example as a child Jane’s cousin John
than everyone else, and you will amaze yourself with your results. Those who possess grit are able to self-regulate and postpone their need for positive reinforcement while working diligently on a task. But my personal definition of grit is the passionate pursuit of long-term goals and the commitment to fulfill a mission with unswerving determination no matter what the obstacles. Grit means overcoming odds—economic, educational, social, and racial. Grit means that schools can use an essay to admit
seen in the concentration and vigor that goes into pursuing a goal. A motivation may be intrinsic, extrinsic, or both. Intrinsic motivation is the pursuit of an activity for it’s own sake. For example, people have intrinsic motivation to play music if they do it simply because they enjoy it. Extrinsic motivation, on the other hand, is the pursuit of an activity for the external rewards such as money or fame. Fear of punishment can also be a form of extrinsic motivation. I child might not keep his
Despite the differences between the novels, Captain Corelli’s Mandolin and The Great Gatsby both explore romantic love through many forms, ranging from the passionate yet violent emotions individuals hold for one another to the attraction we all hold towards an aspiration. Initially set before the second World War, the idyllic island of Cephallonia makes the perfect setting for the youthful, appealingly cliché yet naïve infatuation between Pelagia and Madras. De Bernières creates a deep sense