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Comparing Science and Religion in "The Life Of Pi"
Transcript of Comparing Science and Religion in "The Life Of Pi"
(see what we did there? parellel structure. boo-yea, bonus marks!) Religion vs. Science Science and factuality Algee Island - carnivorous protisa or algee called Pfiesteria piscicida
- red tides float across water and kill fish with toxins
- algee can grow around a small piece of land
- no organism posesses all atributes - tigers eat up to 40 pounds of food each day with 2 weeks without food causing death
- tenagers need around 4.7 pounds of food each day
- 10'146.9/100=101.469 The Presence of Richard Parker - tigers need about 44000sqrf of living space while the life boat was only 144sqrf
- Richard Parker never moved on the lifeboat
- tigers attack when
provoked Other Facts - when a vegan starts eating meat, they become extreamly sick
- the pacific ocean is 165'200'000kmsqr, the lifeboat is 0.0134kmsqr
- 2 hungary, carnivorous, predatory animals spent 5 days in peace Religion and Faith The Life of [gosh darn] Pi Pi Views his Experience Like Religion - both stories tell of Pi's trials just like all 3 of his religions support a beliefe in God
- the 2 different stories represent the different religions Pi believes in
- the religious ministers represent the 2 Japaniese reporters The story with the animals is not true because it dose not need to be “Neither story makes a factual difference to you … you can’t prove which story is true and which is not, so tell me which story do you prefer. Which is the better story” (Martel 317). “Too often we are so preoccupied with the destination, we forget the journey.” (Unknown) "It donsn't matter if I'm wrong, you get the idea"