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    “The worth of a book is to be measured by what you can carry away from it (James Bryce). If measured by the rule of the quote, The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch and Jeffrey Zaslow has tremendous worth. Randy Pausch, a professor dying from pancreatic cancer, gave his last lecture titled “Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams” at Carnegie Mellon in 2007. In the book, he reflects upon the lessons of his life experiences mentioned in the lecture. The lessons addressed ways to lead a fulfilled life. At

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    If you were to vanish tomorrow, what wisdom would you impart to the world? The Last Lecture, a book co-written by professor Randy Pausch and Wall Street journalist Jeffrey Zaslow(2008) guides on how a person should lead their life while they are alive. Randy Pausch was a computer science professor that held a lecture at Carnegie Mellon University. The university has a tradition of inviting professors to give a lecture in which they pretend that it is their last chance ever to talk to their students

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    Paper #3: Tuesday’s With Morrie & The Last Lecture In Tuesday’s With Morrie, the book really gives you a different perspective on life. It teaches you how thinking positively can really shift your attitude. It also shows how much we should appreciate life and how we need to live each day to our fullest potential. At the end of the day to know that we’ve done our best. To summarize the three main ideas from this book can be illustrated with Morrie’s quotes. These quotes summarized are Live Life

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    If I had made a list of my child hood dreams, I admit, it wouldn’t be very impressive. I never wanted to be a firefighter or a policeman. I never had the urge to be a millionaire, and I never even thought of being a G.I Joe or Army Man. If you could see my list, you would see only two words scribbled down in that chicken scratch hand writing of mine. But only one of those words would follow me out of that first grade class room and stick with me to this present day. By now, curiosity must be coursing

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    The Last Lecture The Last Lecture, a book that inspires someone to look at life differently and appreciate the time they are given. Randy Pausch was a computer science professor who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, which at some point, ended up being terminal. He was a professor at Carnegie Mellon University, where he was very much loved and respected. Before his time would come, he was asked to give one last lecture which was to be presented as what he would want to tell the people around him

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    1) a) Watch Randy Pausch’s Last Lecture https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Arnrxle4Gw In Randy Pausch’s Last Lecture, he talks about his different goals as a child growing up, and the lessons he learned reaching for these goals. Each goal depicts a different lesson, and he passes down this knowledge to others who listen to his lecture. We find out that Randy has a severe medical condition that may bring his life to a very abrupt halt. Although he may have a chronic illness, this does

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    Randy Pausch 's "Last Lecture:" A Video Summary and Analysis Madison Bulla Lifespan Psychology East Tennessee State University October 3, 2016  Introduction In Randy Pausch 's "Last Lecture," Randy discusses how he achieved all of his childhood dreams throughout his life and how he helped others achieve their dreams. Often times, childhood dreams are forgotten due to life stressors, other opportunities and interests that come along and, ultimately, believing that those childhood dreams are unachievable

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    In The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch, the reader learns about Mr. Pausch himself. The reader learns about his past, present, and his future. They also learn about what type of person Mr. Pausch was. The most important part that Mr. Pausch wanted his audience to remember his experiences that we may face, his advice, and his family. Randy Pausch had many stories that anyone would love to hear. Every story that he would tell gave a lesson to the audience. One story that Mr. Pausch talked about was

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    Randy Pausch was a teacher, who taught his students valuable lessons dealing with Virtual Reality and also with life. He spoke countless lectures in multiple colleges, like the University of Virginia , and Carnegie Mellon University, where he went to obtain his Ph.D. Pausch was most known for his book, The Last Lecture. This book is based on a lecture he spoke on called, “Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams,” which happened to also be his very last lecture. In September of 2006, Randy was diagnosed

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    remember with him, and tell stories from his life he thought were important. He also states, “This book is a way for me to continue what I began on stage. Because time is precious, and I want to spend all that I can with my kids, I asked Jeffery Zaslow for help. Each day, I ride my bike around my neighborhood, getting exercise crucial for my health. On fifty-three long bike rides, I spoke to Jeff on my cell-phone headset. He then spent countless hours helping to turn my stories−I suppose we could

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