John Paul Sartre Research Paper

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John-Paul Sartre's idea of owning the self is very interesting. He is basically proposing that skills, knowledge, and traits are the requirements for owning the self. I agree with is theory over all the others because it means more to me by knowing and doing it rather than just buying it. Money does not just buy your experience and skills. I have three skills that I feel like are extremely important in today's worlds in order to own the self. I find myself as hard working, good with horses, and a superior hunter. According to Sartre, skills and traits are one way of owning the self. In that case I am doing pretty good on owning the self. I am not trying to be boastful, but I consider myself hard working. In this day and age, it is hard to get anywhere without working hard. Many people in this world will try and tear you down to their level. In order to succeed for yourself, you must work hard. I work over 170 hours a month and I also go to school six hours a day. If you do the math that is a lot of time working while others are sleeping. Work is a good way to own the self in my opinion.…show more content…
I have a lot of knowledge of horses and cattle. If you can ride a colt and shoe a horse you will never go hungry. You can tell a lot about a man by looking at his horse. When you train a horse it is a image of you. If you can understand horses and how to train them properly, it can make you look like a very respectful guy not to mention the girls love it. It can also make you look like a total loser. When you cowboy for people you get to see a lot of beautiful things and I think that will lead a guy to owning the self. I have seen more things on a back of a horse than most folks can imagine. It will really teach you lessons about who you
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