Undoubtedly we have no questions to ask which are unanswerable

Undoubtedly we have no questions to ask which are unanswerable

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“Undoubtedly we have no questions to ask which are unanswerable. We must trust the perfection of the creation so far, as to believe that whatever curiosity the order of things has awakened in our minds, the order of things can satisfy. Every man's condition is a solution in hieroglyphic to those inquiries he would put. He acts it as life, before he apprehends it as truth.” (From Introduction) There are answers to everything we seek to know. It is up to us to find the answer but it is undoubtedly there and available. He says that the perfection of our surrounding intends to make us curious and that within the place that we found our curiosity we can find the answers to our own thoughts. The third sentence of the passage I chose is the most important. He is saying to me that everything we have is a direct hieroglyphic, blurry picture, of things we have asked ourselves and sought out the answers for. This to me means a lot, we are our actions, thoughts, and own solutions to be anything we want. Life is about choices we chose to do things; no one
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Unformatted text preview: makes anyone do anything. We chose to follow rules and do things in order to get where we want to be and find the answers to questions we have ourselves. The truth is what we do; we can lie about what we have done. What we have done or found out is and will always be the truth. The truth as we know it is always the same until we stumble onto new findings, which we then recalibrate the truth. This passage from the introduction is very important by ways of getting the audience in the right mindset for the rest of the essay. I chose this passage because it took me forever to get pass it. Looking into the words and trying to figure out what they meant and why he chose them. You may have your own interpretation of this passage, we must collaborate our ideas and other known truths to find the solution to our curiosity. Our curiously may actually be sparked from misreading or misinterpretation of the solution that is undoubtedly right in front of us....
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2011 for the course ENGL 231 taught by Professor Hammon during the Spring '11 term at Central Piedmont Community College.

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