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Parikh 1 Parth Parikh Professor Kao Expository Writing September 8, 2010 When a person thinks about his/her future it is usually a positive and successful view of their life. Although, there is always that one point when someone doubts something and start to think about how awful his or her life would turn out if the unthinkable were to occur. In addition, there is always a point in a person’s life when they think back at the decisions they made and whether or not they were the right choices. In Dan Gilbert’s “Immune to Reality”, he argues the connection between these two topics and gives very precise examples on how they are connected. The first comparison that these two carry is that both do not bear the actual act when he/she is looking towards the future and when he/she is searching in their past they had actually completed a task that they can look back on. For instance, if a person begins to gamble and starts to think that he/she will lose all of his/her money, it may seem like the worst possible outcome. Although, after a certain amount of time he/she has learned a valuable lesson from this
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This note was uploaded on 08/29/2011 for the course WRIT 101 taught by Professor Kjelle during the Fall '08 term at Rutgers.

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