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Unformatted text preview: Meaning that no matter how bad you think you want something you can possibly forget about it as soon as something better comes along. Gilbert and Wilson tell us that wanting has three main ingredients: the particular details that we imagine when we consider a future event, our beliefs about in which people like us are likely to react to such reactions, and “gut reactions” we experience when we imagine the future event. Many people think that the event that they have been anticipating for weeks is what makes them happy but really it is the things that just happened to them just moments before that makes the experience that much better. I agree with this essay. I believe that people confuse like and want. Also, I think that people imagine things being greater than what they really are. I think that people think that the event they have been anticipating for months is the best event because of the small things that happen to them before the actually event occurs....
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2008 for the course ENGL 1100 taught by Professor Schneller during the Spring '07 term at Auburn University.
- Spring '07