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Exploring the Finely Woven Tapestry of Human Emotion
The concept of faith is one that has followed the human race since the dawn of civilization. Some may say that it is not required in order to live in a successful community, while others believe that without faith the world would be left without morals to guide society. Every single individual alive has an opinion on their own faith; some even have an opinion on others. This essay will not focus on religion, though it will come into play, but will instead shine the spotlight on how faith in not only God but in oneself shapes one’s life forever.
John Steinbeck writes in The Grapes of Wrath, “The people in flight from the terror behind –strange things happen to them, some bitterly cruel and some so beautiful that the faith is refired forever.” Another author, Alexandre Dumas, has a vastly different opinion. Dumas said that, &