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Personal Passions Essay Examples

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A Personal Account of the Three Main Passions in Life
Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: a connection with nature, meaningful relationships, and the search for understanding. Three passions, have carved the path I have walked and will continue to guide me on my life’s journey. I have sought a connection with nature, first, because it...
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My Passion on Photography
One's passion is a true source of individual personality. My passions are hard to feel through reading about them, but I will take a shot at my one passion that is worth a serious attempt. I love photography. I live photography, and in fact, we all do. Photography is any moment of our lives captured to last forever. The wh...
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The Passions of Andrew Jackson by Andrew Burstein Review
The Passions of Andrew Jackson, written by Andrew Burstein, is the story of the life of President and General Andrew Jackson. Burstein tries to portray Jackson's life without prejudice. In the book's preface, Burstein says that Jackson's other biographers, namely Robert Remini tend to try to make a hero out of Jackson and t...
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The Life and Music of Johann Sebastian Bach
<ul><li>Born: March 21, 1685
<li>Died: July 28, 1750
<li>Birthplace: Eisanach, Germany <li>Age at Death: 65</ul> Biography
Born at Eisenach, in Thuringia, he came of a distinguished musical family. At 15 he became a chorister at Luneburg and at 19 organist at Arnstadt. Subsequent appoin...
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An Analysis of the American Dream in Regards to the African Passions
How the American Dream can ruin a relationship in the text African Passions In every ethnic group there is what you may call and American Dream. The American dream some can define as the US ideal according to which equal opportunity permits any American to aspire to high attainment and potential success. In my opinion Ame...
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The Life and Accomplishments of Rene Descartes
Rene Descartes lived from 1596 to 1650. He was a French mathematician, philosopher, and anatomist. He contributed to modern ideas, mainly those associated with science, rational thought, and the scientific method.
He was born in La Haye, a city in central France. His father was a lawyer and left him an annual income for lif...
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A Literary Analysis of the Morality of Passions by Nietzsche
The Morality of Passions by Nietzsche presents a view of man s relationship with passion contrary to the tradition and thought of major religion and proclaimed moral gurus. His main criticism of the way the church deals with passion is that it does not suggest spiritualizing the feelings that we all have approaching them as...
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An Overview of Simone Weil Detachment Article
Simone Weil DETACHMENT A simple affliction does not cause a person to detach him or herself from the world. It has to be affliction that goes unattached or untreated. God gave up everything and we should also if we want to know god. If we get ride of all of our worldly passions (attachments) then we can know god. In order...
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People Are Ruled by Passions of Everyday Life
People are ruled by passions every day of life. Everyone would like to be calm and decisive, but sometimes people cannot help to be influenced by their emotions. Euripides play, Medea, shows us this passion. Throughout the play, the characters are unmistakably ruled by their emotions. The outcomes of each of them derive fro...
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An Introduction to the Literary Analysis of the Work of Rene Descartes
While the great philosophical distinction between mind and body in western thought can be traced to the Greeks, it is to the seminal work of René Descartes (1596-1650) [see figure 1], French mathematician, philosopher, and physiologist, that we owe the first systematic account of the mind/body relationship. Descartes was bo...
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