Anthem And Prometheus: Analysis

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What worries me most about my future? This question is often asked but there’s many answers to it. The books we reviewed are Anthem and Prometheus. We also reviewed Critical Thinking and the Emancipation proclamation. Failure is one of my main worries about my future. First, Equality is also scared of failure. An example is on the book Anthem by Ayn Rand in page 43- “Know what you want in life and go after it. I worship individuals for their highest possibilities as individuals, and I loathe humanity, for its failure to live up to these possibilities.” What this quote is saying that you can be afraid of failure but you will always fail if you never try to succeed in life. This quote relates to me because I’m afraid of not succeeding in life.…show more content…
An example of being afraid of failure is in lines 10-20, “...In which people thereof,respectively, shall then be in rebellion against the United States”. Abraham Lincoln has 100 days to free the slaves but he is afraid that he will fail and he was also afraid that the people would rebellion against the United States. How this relates to me is that we both are trying to be successful for the present but also the future. However, we are afraid of failing and that will bring many bad consequences to our life. Next, Prometheus steals fire from the sun. When he does this, he isn’t really afraid that he will get caught but instead he is worried that he will fail. By failure, I am referring to the light not being shared with everybody else as that was his purpose. An example of this is in the Story of Prometheus by James Baldwin which is “...for he was always thinking of the future and making things ready for what might happen to-morrow”. This quote relates to my life so much because I am constantly thinking about the future as…show more content…
We discussed many different topics but at the end we always went back to the future. When we talked about failure, we weren’t just relating it to our personal lives, but as well as well as everyone in general. One of my classmates mentioned that technology is slowly messing our lives up. When she said this, she meant that basically everything we do is due is based to what we see on the internet. Although technology is making things better for us, it is also setting us up for failure in a way since we will be relying on it. I can relate to this because sometimes I use internet or technology as an advantage but what if I can’t use it later on in the future? Will I be okay or will I fail trying to do

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