Whiting 1Tori WhitingGeoffrey JohnsENG 210-0829 September 2011To be or not to be a True IndividualEvery day I make a million decisions. I decide what to wear, where to eat, whether or not to go to class, and countless other things. Sometimes, however, I wonder if I am basing my decisions on what I want or what others want. I wonder if I even have my own identity, or if I am just a product of our society. I wonder if I am just a product of the television shows, magazines, and books that I read and watch, or if maybe I am my own person due to my will to be an individual. I even ponder the possibility of being a true individual. Is it even possible, or does society always control who we are whether we notice it or not?While watching the short film Schwarzfahrer, these same thoughts crossed my mind. The film made me wonder if I really do utilize the agency that I supposedly possess over the interpellation of my identity. During the short film the idea of racism is very obvious. The old
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