The Death of Timothy Treadwell: the Relation of the Grizzly Man with Nature

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THE DEATH OF TIMOTHY TREADWELL: THE RELATION OF THE GRIZZLY MAN WITH NATURE A person’s life is full of tragedies and experiences. When people try to do or achieve something, they are forced to face hard times in their lives, which later become experiences of life. For others, those experiences leave some morals to learn. Something similar to this happens with Timothy Treadwell and his death which leaves a message for the world. Timothy Treadwell goes to Alaska to live with grizzly bears where he spends thirteen summers of his life. According to him, he is the only friend and care taker of bears but the reality is different from his thoughts. As he thinks himself differently as a care taker of bears, he goes against the nature without…show more content…
So there is a God. Downy needs to eat! Dump on us! Hear us!” (Herzog). He says these things to show that he is the only one who cares for bears. Somehow he tries to become a God of bears. But the reality is that he only acts as their care taker. Timothy Treadwell acts selfish and uses abusive words towards God and nature. Also Treadwell tries to intervene and control nature’s system which he disagrees with. He says, “I want rain. If there is a God to kick some ass down here, let’s have some water. Jesus boy let’s have some water. Christ man or Allah or Hindu floaty things let’s have some fucking water” (Herzog). He acts selfish because he shouts at God for his purpose of showing himself a care taker of bears. On one hand, he does not agree with nature and its system, while on the other, he asks God for help. He tries show himself superior to God that is why he shouts at Him. Several times Treadwell tries to control the nature in his own way. He creates his own world in his mind where he wants everything he wishes. He tries to create a human world in the lives of the bears. He does not understand the system of nature where everything happens according to it. He thinks that bears should care for their babies and should not eat them but he does not think that they are animals unlike humans. They can’t be like humans in any way. But Treadwell tries to impose human world in animal’s life which is the interference in nature as well as in bears’

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