As Living Beings, We Tend To Wonder About The Answer To

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As living beings, we tend to wonder about the answer to our existence. What is my purpose? Who am I? Why am I here? These questions that appear in our thoughts are probably due to encounters with experiences of struggle. In every human being that has ever lived, struggle is part of life. It is an obstacle that is faced every day. There are some who struggle more than others. It is a hardship they endure and try to breakaway to be free from it. In many cases, struggling varies from one another. Such as, the struggle to be free and the struggle to live. In United States of America, the nation is known by many, and perhaps worldwide for its American Dream and being the Land of the Free, but also for its shameful historical past of slavery. …show more content…

One of the main character of M. T.’s Anderson’s book, Octavian, when he himself was still inside the womb of his mother, Princess Cassiopeia, he already unknowingly became a property when his mother agreed that her child, the unborn Octavian himself, will be raise accordingly under Mr. Gitney’s, terms of care (Anderson 33). Growing up, he never questioned freedom because he did not know what freedom meant. In his memory, he recalled, “I was raised in a gaunt house… around the orchard and gardens stood a wall of some height, designed… to keep us all from slipping away and running from freedom; though that, of course, I did not yet understand” (Anderson 3). Little did he know, he is a prisoner inside of a property he is being taken care of. Just the outside of the property, is his freedom, however, he cannot get out of the house since his freedom is being kept away from him. Granting no access to his freedom without permission to do as he pleases. Even when someone does not know the word freedom itself, no one should be cast out from their freedom. Everyone is born free considering the statement of the United States constitution, “That all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness”. With Octavian’s condition, it can be similarly situated with animals in farms. Schlosser and Wilson stated that, “Tyson supplies its

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