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  • Everyday Life

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    Everyday life is a routine, consists of the repetition of daily chores and unique activities which are carried out occasionally (Lefebvre, as cited in Highmore, 2002, p. 128). Within the everyday life, there are moments “of intense experience” (p. 115) pass in a blink which may awaken us from the everyday, and thus we may start to criticize our daily life. There is a moment which makes me suddenly realize the impact of modernity and the unwillingness to change in my inner self. I chose to represent

  • Introspection In Everyday Life

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    What is introspection? Does everyone use introspection? How can introspection affect us in our everyday life? Introspection is the examination or observation of one’s own mental and emotional process. The Latin root-word meaning is to look inside. Specifically, introspection is self-observation, or in other words self-analysis. Self-analysis is looking at your own personality and actions. To go more in depth, self-observation or self-analysis is whenever you carefully observe yourself. While self-observing

  • Philosophy is Relevant to Everyday Life

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    are relevant to philosophy and serve to tell us that philosophy is relevant to everyday life, whether we are aware of it or not. Although we lack many answers about our universe, we constantly ask questions that are related to philosophy. Such questions about virtue, value, and life are the most important and the answers vary from human to human. In the book Sophie’s World by Jostein Gaarder, Sophie Amundsen’s view of life and reasoning is altered as she makes her way through a philosophy course that

  • The Effects of the Blitz on Everyday Life in Britain

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    The Effects of the Blitz on Everyday Life in Britain The Blitz had a major effect on everyday life; 1469000 people were evacuated at the beginning of the war, out of the people who chose to stay, 1.2 million citizens were left homeless 42 000 died, and 45 000 were injured. London was the worst affected area; however other towns such as Cardiff and Manchester were affected. Rural areas were not affected as much simply because there were not as many lights, making it harder for the bombers

  • The Pursuit of Happiness in Everyday Life

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    something purely for the goal of being happy? When was the last time you were intentional about your happiness? Do you wake up in the morning excited about your life? Are you mentally and emotionally ready to go to work each morning? If you answered no to any of these questions, you may want to ask yourself “Why?”. Why aren’t I living a happy life? What do I need to do to change this behavior? Scientists are asking themselves these same questions and trying to figure out what they can do to observe and

  • Lewis Grizzard: Finding the Humor in Everyday Life

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    country concerning the people and the way they live in the South? The perception most of the country has about life down here in the South is one of slow-paced living, simple-minded people, and stubborn, unwarranted pride. One of the best ways to combat this perception is through the use of humor; Lewis Grizzard was one of the best at this, because he could take the experiences from his own life as well as the lives of others in the South and turn them into humorous semi-fictional stories. He was one

  • How Violence Leaves a Mark in Veena Das’ Life and Words

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    Veena Das’ Life and Words is an attempt to capture the way in which major “events” reside in the recesses of everyday life. Drawing mainly from the aftermath of the Partition of India in 1947 and the assassination of Indira Gandhi in 1984, Das explores the way violence leaves its mark on the people it touches, how it affects them at the immediate moment, and how it is carried through various forms of memory and silence into their everyday lives. Das also addresses that the manner in which the nation-state

  • The Value of Perserverance in Lockdown by Alexander Gordon Smith

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    and never let others bring you down. Alex Sawyer learns all these values the hard way. Throughout Lockdown, Alex is faced with many life or death situations and has to learn to ride out the storm and find his own hope. He must make his own luck and dream up his own destiny. There are so many obstacles that he must face much like everyday people in everyday life. Perseverance is the only force that kept Alex alive in Furnace penitentiary. In the real world, every day people struggle to survive

  • Improv is a Labor of Love in the Theater

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    improv workshops, it always looked like an art form that I could never learn or use besides the stage. With last week's class, that all seemed to change. I saw that improv could be used in many different factions of life. Providing new life skills and practices that cam improve anyone's life regardless of the profession they are involved in. Having some knowledge about improv, I was sure that I would hear the same information that I had heard before. As Hayden started his presentation, I did hear the

  • A Deeper Look into Auden’s Poetry

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    and very few people can truly comprehend how big this world really is. Auden’s poems give an insight to becoming more aware about how big the world really is, and that there are more inhabitants than just the fraction of people that are seen in everyday lives.