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We all have different realities; we experience different things, we might try to understand someone elses pain or joy, but we will never actually feel or live what it is that they experienced

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This I Believe Essay? Throughout my life, I have found myself in the happiest and saddest places on earth. I have found myself crying so much that I came to a point where I grew numb to the pain; I have felt the warmth and tingles that you get from liking someone so much that you might put a name and call it love. But I have also found myself sitting and thinking about the emptiness inside of me and questioning the reality of the world, the reality that every person has, questioning my own reality. We all have different realities; we experience different things, we might try to understand someone else?s pain or joy, but we will never actually feel or live what it is that they experienced. ...read more.

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It is a scary thought, to feel like I?m trapped in my reality and that no one will ever understand what I live or understand me, for that matter. Even in my reality I feel like many times I am not living what is real. We all use useful fictions, we lie to ourselves to make our lives easier, but the only people we are fooling are ourselves. Each person possesses their own useful fictions that helped them make their reality different. The idea of living an unexamined live shows that often not even our lives are real; when was the last time anyone sat down and thought and analyzed their lives or the person they were becoming? ...read more.

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My reality is one where I know I will go to college, I will have a decent job and maybe get married and have kids, and I will be left with my family?s inheritance and fall into the routine. My belief is that we will always belong to our own realities, which we create, and that no one will ever live understand these. I believe that even our own realities are hard to understand for ourselves, since many times we are not even living what is real and just live under this bubble of fictions, I believe that we need to change what is real and what is not in our own lives, despite the fear that it may create. ...read more.

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