A. Pacheco Pacheco1
What is the Value of Life: Final Essay
I would assign the value of life by time. The time you take working to the time you take doing what you love. I love music, art, soccer, friends and family. If even one of these were out of my life or taken away from me, I would fight to get it back. I don’t put value on materialistic items that a person has, I put value on the bonds one has with others or things/ activities.
In Hamlets Soliloquy the biggest issue was Hamlet deciding whether or not he should get revenge on his father’s murderer. Its claim was pretty clear that life can be unfair, but I feel there was more to it that maybe I didn’t understand. The difference between Hamlet’s Soliloquy and the Human Life Calculator web page are the way they put value on a life. The soliloquy puts life’s value based on fairness of events that happen and the calculator puts life’s value based on dollar amount, “ For the purposes of this calculator, a human life only has economic value in its relation to other lives….”. The difference between Hamlet’s Soliloquy and Chris Jones’ esquire, Robert Ebert: The Essential Man, was that the esquire’s claim is to savor life’s every moment while you have it. The difference is the unfairness or savory of life.
The claim that the esquire, Robert Ebert: The Essential Man, makes is to savor life while you still have it, while you’re still living. Robert Ebert, the man that is written about, goes through surgery after surgery to try and help him recover and get better. I fully agreed with the claim that the esquire makes in that you should live your life to its full potential and value what you have while it’s still there. You never know what you
have until its gone. The difference between the esquire, Robert Ebert, and the webpage, Human Life Calculator, is clearly their claims. The Robert Ebert esquire is claiming to enjoy and value your life...