Diagnostic Essayv2

Diagnostic Essayv2 - Bowen 1 John Bowen Nancy Carol...

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Bowen 1 John Bowen Nancy Carol Steelman Essay #2 September 19, 2006 Changes I feel that when people aren’t true to themselves, then we have nothing. Without personal honesty, we are living life as actors on a stage, simply doing and saying what we think is necessary to fit in. Instead, we should be saying what we want to say and be who we want to be. Society has made the rules of acceptance and what we are “supposed” to do and “not supposed” to do. We, as a society, need to start being honest with ourselves. Without this honesty, we are simply slaves to a society that wants nothing more than to exploit us. Like an actor, we camouflage and acclimate our true selves depending on the people and situations we are associated with. Actors put on a façade for their audiences. They want us to see them as the people they are in the roles. Some actors are more convincing then others, but in the end, it’s the same result: we let others define society’s standards and sooner or later something has to give. Rarely is anyone ever completely genuine around varieties of people. It’s easy to tell the
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course EN 101 taught by Professor Schwartz during the Fall '06 term at Alabama.

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