Letters to My Younger Self, Emerson and Blaise Pascal's essays, english assignment help

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Question #1

what does Pascal mean when he says that his argument about why one should wager that god exists "carries infinite weight"?


Question #2

The Self-Reflection experiment (source: Bernard McGrane)

Turn off your phone and every other distraction in your room. Make sure you are alone while conducting the experiment. Look at yourself for 20 minutes in the mirror. What did you discover? What did you see that you hadn't noticed before? Finally, having done the mirror experiment, are there any passages in Emerson or Pascal that particularly resonate with you?

Question 3#

Emerson eassy:

Do you agree with Emerson that the principle of "self reliance" should govern all that we do?

Question 4#

write one interpretive question about the assigned selections in Letters to My Younger Self (pp. 11-12, 19-38)

Question 5#

Read D. Saadig P.s letter. Did you ever do something for a friend, even though you knew it was wrong? if yes, how do you feel now about that decision? if no, how do you feel about D. Saadig's actions?

what could he have done differently?

Question 6#

Read Charles D.'s letter to his younger self. Do you believe that you can create your own destiny? why or why not? can you visualize your future?

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Letters to My Younger Self, Emerson, and Blaise Pascal Essays
1. What does Pascal mean when he says that his argument about why one should wager that
god exists ‘carries infinite weight’?
Pascal had an adamant belief that the existence of God cannot be outrightly proved. This
is because the presence and nature alluded our finite and limited capacities. This argument
carries an infinite weight because we humans cannot establish the nature of God’s existence.
Thus, since the nature and extension of God’s existence cannot be clearly established, it is the
same way that it carries an infinite weight; there are no limits to the nature and existence of God.
Pascal also argues that God’s existence cannot be fully comprehended by humans since His
existence is limitless and indivisible. This makes it impossible to quantify the weight of his
argument making it carry an infinite weight.
2. The Self-Reflection experiment (source: Bernard McGrane)
When I examined myself in the mirror, I discovered my self-image. I ...

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