Journeys, Area of study

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Final thesis


A journey is the motion of a body through a varying environment.

Physical journeys are assumed to be the task of travelling from point a to b, but in all truth b could be c. By that is there ever really an end to a journey or do we only see what we want to see as we are blinded by the truth? Journeys are the result of causality as they are the process of cause and effect. Without cause there can be no effect and without choice there can be no cause. Therefore all our journeys are a result of a choice that was made and the consequences of it are the makings of our journeys. But do all journeys need to be physical or can they be within? Are we in control of our journeys or is fait in charge? Can we compare one journey to another? These questions can only be answered by oneself after all philosophy is not an exact science.

Can we have a journey without a destination?

Most people have the assumption that journeys always need an end or a final destination. But how do we know this is true, do all journeys end? What about life, life is probably the biggest journey of them all, does the journey of life have an end, is it death, what about life after death? Will we ever know the truth? The fact is we don't know when all our journeys will end all we can do is accept them for what they are.

'Death smiles at us all; all we can do is smile back,'

This is a line from the movie 'Gladiator', what it is saying is that when it comes time for our journey to end we must take it for...