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Michael Byrum
Discussion 2
Fri Sep 12, 2014 4:06pm
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After reading these two meaningful quotes, the one I believe is more true is “That which does not kill us makes us stronger”, quoted by Friedrich Nietszche. This quote has many meanings behind it and tragic stories that can follow. Suffering is a part of every day life. Different things people experience shape who they are and there is a reason behind everyone’s personality and how they became that way. Whether people want to believe it or not, suffering is a part of life in which everyone must come to terms with and accept. If someone goes through a dramatic time in their life, especially when they are young, it is more than likely to have a huge impact on them. They could become traumatized and not know how to deal with the situation. At the end of the day, it only makes them a stronger person having to go through such a traumatic time in their younger years. As people go through tough life experiences, it will make handling with tough situations easier. Experiences is what shapes people into who they are, whether they are positive or negative. As people go though more troubling times, they tend to only get stronger. Being able to conquer the pain and move forward is a huge part of life. Although I would think most people believe this quote and think it is true, some people might argue with this quote. Those who have been through many tough and life changing experiences may believe that nothing positive could come from a bad situation. Choosing this quote was not difficult because I believe many people can relate to this powerful quote in many ways. Some people who tend to go through troubling times more often than other could base their life on this quote to hopefully make their every day life easier and less stressful. In my opinion, if everyone went into every difficult situation thinking no matter what the outcome may be, it was only gonna make them stronger, people would be able to accept the difficult times easier and not take it so hard on themselves.
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