Journal One: Identifying Conflicts From Other Sources
Name: Nathan Burks
ENG: 125 Introduction to Literature
Professor: Sarah Lahue
June 5, 2015
In society conflicts exist in everyday life such as Individual versus Individual – This may appear to be among co-workers competing for a higher position in the work place. The second conflict is Individual versus Nature – A person may think they can outrun or outlive Mother Nature and try to live in the woods defending their place from bears and animal wildlife.
The Third conflict is Individual versus Society - We can choose to settle for less or work for more in life. Battling against society can be a brutal chapter in life for a person to live in, but it is reality for everyone. The decisions we make in the work place can affect us outside that zone. The Fourth conflict is Individual versus Technology – The never ending game of new tech-no-gadgets every year we see Apple and Samsung delivering new phones, tablets, etc. We have outdated ourselves to the actual use of pen and paper and hand books, now everything is online and stored in some electronic data. The new era for technology has arrived and we are living in it.
The Fifth conflict is Individual versus Self - The most complicated of all because we are competing against our mind, and habits, to drink or not to drink, to smoke or not to smoke, though these decisions and actions affect us we constantly play a mind game ideally what choice to make in life therefore we are accountable for our actions.
To identify two specific conflicts for this week’s reading assignment (ENG: Introduction to Literature) it would be individual versus society – How can we fully be accepted into society without receiving harsh treatment. The second one would be individual versus technology, another conflict for online learning, today online school is the new way of learning and in order to be successful we must know how to properly use...