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    The Flow of the River, by Loren Eiseley

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    Brae’s pool. I see why Eiseley thought the most abundant compound on the earth’s surface is mystical. Eiseley’s essay on water is from a reflective stance, connecting past, present, and future by water. He links his own magical experiences to water, by telling of when “…I lay back in the floating position that left my face to the sky, and shoved off” (Eiseley 139) he sets his mind adrift, and “… this sort of curious absorption by water¬¬—the extension of shape by osmosis…” (Eiseley 137) he becomes an

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    The Brown Wasps

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    Wasps In Loren Eiseley’s Essay The Brown Wasps, Eiseley shows that humans and animals act in similar ways. He says that humans and animals cling to the things they know very strongly. Sometimes they even act as if nothing even changed. Humans and animals tend to want to return to things that they are familiar to as they grow older. Loren Eiseley shows how humans and animals try to cling or recreate an important or favorite place. This essay is about memory, home, places in time. Loren Eiseley does a

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    Growth and Prosperity

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    inevitable as death. It is not up to us whether we will grow in age, but we can control how we embrace our never ending journey. As American anthropologist, educator, and writer, Loren Eiseley, once said “To grow is to gain, an enlargement of life…Yet it is also a departure. There is something lost that will not return.” Eiseley looked at life as a continuous advance, to make each day better then the last. He also notices that with every gain there is a lose, whether it be youth, innocence, or even lost

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    Facades versus Reality

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    understand honestly happened, but the majority is unable to see the truth of a situation. They instead view an inaccurate representation of the definite situation. George Orwell’s Such, Such Were the Joys, Juliet Schor’s The Overspent American, and Loren Eiseley’s The Firmament of Time, show how the truth of a situation is hidden by a façade. In George Orwell’s Such, Such Were the Joys, the school Crossgates is perceived as a prestigious private school, when in fact its true operations run as a deceiving

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    Analysis of the Running Man

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    Analysis of the Running Man Sometimes there are hurdles in life that require great courage to overcome. We must utilize our inner strengths to motivate these courageous actions. Loren Eiseley sets an example of this in The Running Man- a chapter from his autobiography, All the Strange Hours. In this essay he reveals memories that show his lonely childhood which gives him the courage to overcome his problems. Loneliness is what ultimately sparks his courageous action later on in his life. “I remember

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    The Influence of Memories on Selfhood

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    implements to survive his grief. “The Brown Wasps” by Loren Eiseley, Eiseley demonstrates why individuals conjure up memories in their imagination, his only reliable guide of happiness. Individuals hold fast to memories that take a lifetime to fabricate. “The Self and Society: Changes, Problems, and Opportunities” by Roy F. Baumeister makes use of many labels to justify selfhood. Baumeister examines the history of selfhood. The essays by Sanders, Eiseley, and Baumeister illustrate that situations shape

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    Loren Eisley's The Brown Wasps

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    Loren Eisley's The Brown Wasps Loren Eisley's "The Brown Wasps" explores a sense of belonging inherent in all life that causes displaced beings to construct memorials to their fond experiences that, while such memorials are often more bound by time than the beings who created them, provide a yearned-after stability. These seemingly self-imposed delusions are actually the only anchors and pointers in life and, in turn, life desperately clings to them, its own symbols of the past. Speaking

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    Oh Those Bigfoot Movies!

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    Reading Loren Coleman's blog, Cryptomundo, is a chore I willingly do to try and keep up with the status of special pleading and positive confirmation bias being presented as evidence and reason within the cryptozoological community. Usually, this is an exercise in reading posts which appear to be meant to generate website traffic and/or blur the line between legitimate Zoological/Biological discoveries and the “field” of cryptozoology. Anyone who reads this blog is aware of my opinion of the quality

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    Sophia Loren

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    Sophia Loren It has been said that Sophia Loren was and is one of the most beautiful women in the world, but Sophia did not have an easy time getting to the status of Hollywood star. She started her life in poverty, lived through and saw the horrors of world war two. She became a beauty queen and from that tried her hand at acting. She went on the act in one hundred movies and won an Oscar award in her lifetime. Sofia Scicolone was born in Rome Italy on September 20, 1934. She would eventually

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    the power of sci fi

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    shots, both James Cameron and Ridley Scott have reflected on the key facets of human nature. Works cited Ardent, Hannah. The Human Condition. 1st ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1958. Print. Blade Runner. Ridley Scott, 1982. Film. Eiseley, Loren C. The Firmament of Time. 1st ed. New York: Atheneum, 1960. Print. Pyle, Forest. 'Making Cyborgs, Making Humans: Of Terminators And Blade Runners'. The cybercultures reader (2000): 124--137. Print. Redmond, Sean. Liquid Metal. 1st ed. London:

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