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When it comes to playing a virtual video game such as Combat Arms or League of Legends, the word “survival” instantly comes to mind. Having to remain alive to gather weapon or gain more strength to eliminate the opponent is important in order to upgrade a level. Unfortunately, in reality, we do not often question ourselves if we want to live until we are hit with a life-threatening crisis, but when faced with the option of not living, most people's will to live becomes stronger. Thus, to what extent does crisis tap into a person’s ability to physically and/or emotionally survive? As for myself, if I was in Louie’s position and was trapped alone on the raft for a couple of days, I would have considered given up on survival since I would not be able to bear being alone along with suffering without food. However if I had accompany with me like Louie did, I would feel less frightened and possibly continue to survive.
Individuals who are more experienced or likely to adapt to a given environment, and have skills in survival such as finding food or avoiding enemies are more likely to survive longer than the ones who are not as capable. In the biography, “Unbroken”, by Laura HillenBrand, the protagonist, Louie Zamperini demonstrates his capability to survive during a crisis he had encountered with his friends, Mac and Phil. Upon their plane crush, these men had nowhere to go and were forced to float hopelessly on a raft over the immense body of ocean without knowing what would occur. After a long month of suffering, Louie was still alive despite the hardships such as rainstorms, sharks, and plane attacks; he survived through the dreadful journey due to the fact that he was physically “fit”:

As a track runner, Louie trains daily t...

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...fter seeking through the texts, my question regarding how far would one go to survive physically and/or emotionally when they are in danger still remains unknown. However, I feel it depends on the person, if one is physically and/or emotionally capable or how far one is willing to go. For instance, in "Unbroken", Louie was physically fit enough to survive on the raft, and emotionally capable to forgive the Bird because of god. On the other hand, Gregory who was a fool for not escaping from the officers could not survive in the cold weather because he could have been not physically fit enough. Therefore I feel someone who is more physically and/or emotionally capable and is more experienced will adapt to the surroundings and have skills in survival such as finding food or avoiding enemies are more likely to survive longer than the ones who are not as capable.
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