The Truman Show Essay

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TRUMAN SHOW 1/ IN THE TRUMAN SHOW, TRUMAN WAS ADOPTED BY A CORPORATION, RAISED IN A FAMILY AND PROVIDED WHAT MOST WOULD CONSIDER A "NORMAL LIFE ". WHAT IT MORALLY RIGHT FOR THIS TO TAKE PLACE? EXPLAIN.Certainly from my point of view this is not morally right to do what was done to Truman Burbank because he lived in a world where he was literally trapped in his own life by the surreal existence in which he has been forced to spend every day of his thirty years. Since the day he was born Truman Burbank's life was controlled from a huge control panel in the sky; controlled by a manipulation of how life should be, in a "perfect world". This things cannot be done because he has the same right as the person who was manipulating his life to now the truth or at least what be consider to be the real truth, because after watching this film you ask yourself if you now the truth or if you are also been manipulated.The Truman show distinctly reveals how we are forever surrounded by the manipulative effects of media and that each of us like Truman are held captive in a world that has been altered without our permission. We in our own lives are held captive to the effects of media. In every direction we move we will always come to a wall, some form of media or advertising will stop us and attract our attention. It is a reality that we are not aware of and we can not escape. We in the real world, are much like Truman, held in captivity to this media that is influencing the society. The silent, but lethal effects are evident and do affect considerable risk to our race. This is well shown in the movie The Truman Show, even if we still remain to ignore it, in an ignorance to what is right and what is wrong in our society.Media has proved to have a negative effect, as it sometimes leads ordinary people into doing things that they other wise would not have done without the influence of media. Media has the ability to train peoples opinions; this takes away the freedom we are born with, the ability to think for ourselves and to make objective decisions. And that is...

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