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Book Review: Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer

Summary: A short biography of a young man in his 20s named Chris McCandless, who, soon after graduating from college, decided to pursue a life completely surrounded by and in the wild. 96 more words

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Into the Wild & The Wild Truth

I found Into the Wild when I was going through the last breakup I would have before I would meet my future husband. The end of the that relationship was awful, but it also made me view a lot of what my dating life had been like up until that point. 419 more words

Into The Wild

Done! It took me almost 3 days to finish this book.

This is a non-fiction biography about a young man named Chris McCandless who went into the Alaskan wilderness, but never came out again. 184 more words

Why Do People Conform to Society?

According to Chris McCandless, society is the place to leave behind because living within it leads to unhappiness:  

“So many people live within unhappy circumstances and yet will not take the initiative to change their situation because they are conditioned to a life of security, conformity, and conservatism, all of which may appear to give one peace of mind, but in reality nothing is more damaging to the adventurous spirit within a man than a secure future. 1,245 more words

Freshman

Hi.

Happy Sunday, everyone!  I know I haven’t written much lately.  Honestly, I haven’t had much to write about.  Regardless, I thought I should pop in and say hello. 961 more words

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Sixties

It’s a lazy day at home. I live in my parents’ house. But that doesn’t mean anything here in the Philippines.

I have nothing too spectacular in mind now. 327 more words

Life

Book Review: Will to Live by Les Stroud

Will to Live: Dispatches from The Edge of Survival by Les Stroud. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2011, 230 pp., $17.99.

Wilderness survival and the unique and harrowing stories of real life survivors and tragedies gives author Les Stroud much to contemplate within the pages of… 1,385 more words

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