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the jungle





Book report: The Jungle by: Upton Sinclaire


We can only know things with an experience for them by some means or other. We all know
what we do, and we do not know what will happen. Our educated guesses failing at times and
being glorified for justification's sake later. The family in Upton Sinclair's The Jungle
depicts just this by every fiber of their hard working being.

The qualities above present a perfected formula for real freedom. The gaining of knowledge
and the failing or success that will happen to us. We can plan all we want, but freedom
comes only to those who plan the luckiest.

Take Jurgis (pronounced Yergis) for example. The strongest of the strong men in the world.
He could stop a locomotive and beat John Henry in a fistfight. And why is this? He is
strong, and his spirit is unconquerable. He'll just work harder if you give him more work.
And what a commodity for his employers! Ever to continue along the drooling style of
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