Persuasive Essay On Imagination

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Sitting and over thinking something can have an odd impact on our decisions and actions. When our worst fears intertwine with the deepest parts of our imagination, we tend to twist reality into what we believe can happen. It can be the simplest of things such as doubts in a relationship, or being nervous about the final exam that you have to take the following week. These thoughts can cause our withdraw from situations and can also cause us to make certain decisions that may or may not be for the best. Most people tend to get the wrong impression when they think of “Imagination overcoming reason.” They believe that the only people that fall under this category are those with extreme fears or those who are borderline insane. Although this…show more content…
Of course like all people, our fears have loopholes of some kind. For example, if I am already comfortable with someone, like my best friend that i've known for four years, I do not have a problem talking to her. We all deal with our imagination in different ways and for some it is worse than others. Imagination can affect people in different ways. To put it simply, if I surveyed 100 people on the topic, “When does imagination overcome reason”, I would get 100 different answers. Everyone is unique, even if you share the same fear with someone else. It is how you handle that fear that will shape your actions and decisions. You would think that someone who is scared of heights will avoid them at all costs. But their are some people that have a fear of heights, yet love roller coasters as well. For example, in the book “The Fault in our Stars”, there are two characters that have cancer yet have different of of the world due to their disease. One believes she should cut herself off from everyone to limit the amount of people she hurts when she dies. While the other character believes that this is the time to live life before his time is up. As for the one that wants to live life, that is a positive outcome of when imagination overcomes reason. He doesn’t know when or even if his cancer will come back. But the fear of that cancer pushes him to do the things he
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