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I found the article written by Eduardo Jose E. Calasanz to be incredibly fascinating and mind blowing. As Aristotle quoted, “All men desire to know.” and I as one entity quench for knowledge about the mystery of our embodiment. Calasanz has spread on the table in an unsophisticated manner the different tenets of classical to modern philosophers. Admittedly, I do not agree to the theories of most of the philosophers in such that it is hard to believe because of the lack of its sense and feasible proof. But even if I disagree with most of the great thinkers, I still consider Gabriel Marcel’s tenet to be the most outstanding out of the six philosophers’ tenets mentioned in the article. To be able to defend this opinion of mine, I will relate Marcel’s theory with Disney’s animated film, Mulan. Inspired by a familiar Chinese folk tale, this animated Disney drama follows the adventures of a young woman in ancient China. Mulan, the only child of the Fa family, fails to fulfill a Chinese girl's traditional duty as a desirable bride. When China is being invaded by the Huns, the royal empire decrees that a member of each family must be enlisted to fight for their country. But Mulan fears for the health of his old, weakened father. To save her father’s life and to prove she is worth something, she steals the armor of his father and masquerades as Ping in replace of her father. She prays to her family's ancestors for protection and luck ; the ancestors awake and decides to send Mushu, a little dishonored dragon to aid Mulan in her quest. She surpasses rigorous training and earns the respect of the troop. During an ambush by the Huns in a mountain pass, Mulan steps in to turn defeat into a victory. But then, her real identity will no longer be a secret. She decides to risk everything in order to save China. An excerpt from the song, “Reflection”, “Must I pretend that I’m someone else for all time. When will my reflection show, who I am inside?” When Mulan sees a matchmaker about her matrimonial future, her views on accepted marriage traditions brings about the ballad,
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“Reflection,” as she hopes for recognition of her true self. During the ancient times in China, a girl has no power to decide what she wants to be because it was instantly etched in her fate that
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