Do We See The Same Way That We Think?

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Do We See The Same Way That We Think? Every human being, whether big or small, young or old, female or male, all see and think differently; not one person has exactly the same thoughts or ideas as another. People may see or think similarly, but not one will be totally identical. Additionally, everyone’s thoughts and views on a certain situation or individual are not necessarily true if they have not gone through the situation or met the person for themselves. Generally, people go with their first instinct, but this is not always a good thing; it could be good if it were in a situation where you may have been harmed, but it is unfair to go off your first instinct of an individual before actually meeting them. The person you thought you…show more content…
This showed that the narrator first viewed Robert in a terrible way by judging him before he even got to meet him, yet shortly after meeting him, everything changed. The narrator 's mind was brought to Robert’s, as they both closed their eyes and drew a cathedral together. It is then realized that it is not all about what you can see, when the narrator speaks “But I had my eyes closed. I thought I’d keep them that way for a little longer...I was in my house. I knew that. But I didn’t feel like I was inside anything. It was really something.” The narrator now understands that the blind man does not get the opportunity to ever see anything, so he figures he ought to try it out, overall truly amazing himself. Going further, "Flight Patterns" by Sherman Alexie brings out the pacing of the story to show the outer views, as well as the inner mind thoughts of humans. To be more specific, William, husband of Marie, and father to Grace is frequently away from home due to his busy job and hard-working attitude. With this being said, William often pondered whether or not he was being a bad wife and father to his daughter by not being home very often. The outer view of William not being home a lot, leads to thoughts about what it would be like if he did not have a family and traveled all the time. Going further, while William was taking a taxi to an airport, the driver, Fekadu,
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