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Rabbitbmc's picture

Dumbledore has the right idea.

I think that everybody wants to be different. Deep down, all people want to be unique, and they want to have that certain something that separates them from the other thousands upon thousands of people in the world. I think that the uniqueness among people is created by our choices. Our choices are what differentiates us, which is why they are so important! Who here wants to be just like every other Tom, Dick, and Harry out there? Because I sure don't!

After writing that I feel like I sound an awful lot like Albus Dumbledore who stated,"It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities". This may sound silly, but I think that this fictional old man is right! I think that our choices, no matter how small or large, are extraordinarily significant in our lives and the lives of others.

As for Deanna's dilemma? I do think that some of our biological choices are made out of our control, which can seem a tad unnerving. But as far as I can tell, this inner and natural part of humans that makes these decisions without us knowing seems to know what its doing, so I trust it (just like I didn't mind trusting Pandora last week). This powerful pull in us is a good thing. If nature walked up to me and said, "so Eva, you have to make your own choices today about pheromones, the best of luck", I wouldn't even know where to begin! I think that this choices are no more or less significant than the choices we make consciously, BUT I do think going with the flow is best.

 

But overall, it looks to me like we should all have a little Dumbledore in us somewhere when it comes to making choices.

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