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  • A Deceiving Perfectionist

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    Have you ever looked into a mirror and sought to change what you see? Have you ever gazed at those who possess stunning beauty and an admirable body, and carry envy in your eyes? Have you ever stared at celebrities and dream that you could drown in the wealth they swim in? In today’s society, there are vast amounts of people who are absorbed in becoming a part of the image we call “perfect.” From owning stylish, expensive clothes to gulping down pills to shred off weight, perfection is propagandized

  • Deceiving is Believing

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    Deceiving is Believing You come through the door to find a look in your friend's eyes, the truth is out. All this time, all those lies; all of it just to make sure that they would not find out, all so they would not develop that shameful look in their eyes. As you walk further into the room, you realize that there was no way to reverse all that has happened, knowing that there was no way to change the one fact that remained, the fact that you lied. Everybody lies, all the time, whether it is rooted

  • Deceiving Art

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    Can our eyes be deceived? Yes! They can, although there is nothing wrong with our eyes as such but it is our brain that determines what is and what is not existent which leads to our deception. Whatever our brain interprets, we see as an illusion. Our brain makes assumptions with the knowledge we have been educated with, so, what appears to be may not be as it seems. So we are left with the question, “is seeing believing?” (Horizon, 2010, episode: Is seeing believing?) Take Figure 1 for example

  • Appearances Can Be Deceiving

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    According to Mind ToolsTM website, “It takes just a quick glance, maybe three seconds, for someone to evaluate you when you meet for the first time. In this short time, the other person forms an opinion about you based on your appearance, your body language, your demeanor, your mannerisms, and how you are dressed” (“Making”). This is a very disturbing thought. Imagine being judged after three seconds: a thousand 1, a thousand 2, a thousand 3. In that short amount of time, an opinion has already

  • The Deceiving Power of God

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    deceived people into doing things He wants them to do. Descartes states “Accord-ingly, deception is incompatible with God.... ... middle of paper ... ...However, it is not God’s fault that our perception is deceiving us. He would say that when we see mirages, it is not in fact God that is deceiving us, it is nature itself. If our perception of something is wrong, then it is nature’s fault that we perceive it like that, not God’s. In conclusion, Descartes’s argument for a non-deceptive God can be valid

  • first impressions can be deceiving

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    First impressions are very important, but most of the greatest impressions are there just too instantly grab our attention but as time pass those feelings of excitement fade away. They are temporary and false, that is why first impressions can be deceiving. For example, if you see a well dressed and educated man your first impressions are that he’s charming, wealthy, and safe to talk to. In a heartbeat they always grabs your attention, But if you see someone dressed poorly and from the streets you

  • Deceiving Appearances in The Great Gatsby by Fitzgerald

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    Deceiving Appearances in The Great Gatsby by Fitzgerald In 1808, Sir Walter Scott penned, "O, what a tangled web we weave/When first we practise to deceive!" (Marmion 6.17) In life, people often lie and use people in order to preserve an ideal self-image or to get what they want. However, there are often serious repercussions for those who lie and for those around them. In F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel, The Great Gatsby, this theme that deception and self-centeredness has consequences is

  • Macbeth Appearances Are Deceiving Analysis

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    Appearances are deceiving “We live our lives supposing things are as they appear to be one that is almost never the case.” Rochelle E. Goodrich. In the book, Macbeth written by Shakespeare the message of the outer images is shown through the characters who have a lust become powerful. Macbeth is all about being in power and getting superior among others, in the race of getting superior characters lost their dear ones like Duncan and Macbeth. Macbeth is greedy, as his ambition was to become the king

  • First Impressions May Be Deceiving

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    First Impressions May Be Deceiving Michael Jordan For many years now, people have been fool by appearances. Someone may look at the exterior of an object and expect one thing when actually the exact opposite is waiting inside for them. For example, an unexpecting person picks off a grape from the bunch and bites into the fruit while dreaming of a mouthful of juicy, sweet grape but in reality receives a surprisingly bitter splash with the first bite. Or when a person first looks at a power vision

  • The Pearl : Appearances Can Be Deceiving

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    John Steinbeck's The Pearl tells the story of Kino, a poor pearl diver who lives in Mexico with his wife, Juana and his baby boy, Coyotito. One day Kino finds a huge pearl worth a great deal of money. Kino dreams of being rich and buying all that he wants after he sells the pearl. The one thing that Kino doesn't realize is that there are many people who will do anything to steal the pearl from him. No one ever suspects the pearl's power todeceive, corrupt, and destroy. Hence, The Pearl depicts the