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The Hurricane Survival of the Emotionally Fit The Hurricane a movie that is as compelling and tumultuous as the life of the main character Rubin Hurricane Carter Rubins overwhelming life difficulties forced him to withdraw and emotionally detach himself from humanity in order to manage obstacles in his life By utilizing emotional detachment an individual isolates their emotions He or she does not need or desire anything outside of self thus allowing him or her to elevate beyond the person place or situation that confines them The Hurricane is a movie about survival The movie detailed the events in the life of Rubin Hurricane Carter Throughout the movie Rubin experienced many life-altering situations which taught him various lessons on how to cope When he was eleven Rubin was sentenced to a home for boys in Jamesburg for a crime he did not commit Jamesburg taught Rubin about anger hostility distrust self-preservation and most of all survival When Rubin was nineteen he escaped and joined the Army The Army was a turning point for Rubin The Army taught Rubin about self Rubin made the statement In the Army I learned that knowledge of self and kind is the only true means to the liberation of the Black man Being in the Army helped Rubin believe in himself Soon after being discharged from the Army he was arrested and taken back to prison to continue his previous sentence This angered Rubin causing him to withdrew from those around him Rubin began to concentrate on the survival of self In the movie he states I gave up all the worthless luxury that most inmates craveI hated them in fact I hated everyone I didnt speak English I spoke hate Rubin emerged from prison with even more anger hostility and hatred As he walked away from the prison Rubin vowed never to return to prison However Detective DelaPeshka the officer who despised him and aided in
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