Society Does Not View Things as the Actual Truth; We View Them from the Influence of Our Past Experiences. Essay

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I chose to write in an expository style, including format and style of a traditional essay. This allows me to express my ideas in a logical order. I have chosen formal language in an attempt to demonstrate my comprehensive piece. Inclusive words such as “we” and “us” have been incorporated to allow me to have more of a connection with the audience. My essay is aimed for the readers of the wider school community, particularly my fellow year 12’s as they have familiarity with the concepts I discuss. In this essay I explore the idea that “Society does not view things as the actual truth; we view them from the influence of our past experiences.” The purpose of this essay is to demonstrate how reality is perceived and interpreted differently for everyone, and that no one’s reality is exactly the same. Society refers to the people we live with, and they often see the world and people in it from their own perspective. It is difficult for people to understand truth in the same way because we bring our own experiences to our interpretation of events. This is known as reality, reality is defined as the state or fact of being real, but we as humans have the capacity to perceive and interpret our own reality. This is often why world problems occur, plainly because of the difference in people’s reality compared to their own. And generally people’s reality have been sculpted in that way, whether it be how they have been brought up, their own past experiences/memories or simply just by the media or social networks. This is usually why one same event is never seen in one perspective, there is never one set opinion nor is there a correct one. One’s own opinion does not just form out of thin air, it is moulded firstly by the upbringing of a person, and other factors such as the media contribute to shaping a clearer and stronger judgement. Many Australian’s have demonised Asylum

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