Nature vs. Nurture

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Summary

Define your life. Summarize who you are. If someone commanded this of you, could you do it? Your life will be defined by where you came from, and by who you came from. That’s the easy answer. The problem is that life is not a constant. It is constant, at least while you’re living it. Can one summarize something that isn’t finished? One can try, but one must be careful. Definitions set limits. A summarization denotes an ending. The answer to the statements may truly be a question… Should you limit yourself to one ending?

Genre:
Mystery / Scifi
Author:
Cee Lee
Status:
Ongoing
Chapters:
12
Rating:
n/a
Age Rating:
16+

Proposal:

People tell you to not think too deeply on the different paths your life could have taken. What does it matter? What’s done is done. Dwelling on a moot moment doesn’t make it tangible, but what if it could? Would you want to know how different your life could have been if one line had been dissected over another?

What if you were faced with that very answer. There’s no question of what would have happened to you, who you could have been. This is you, and who you are. You can finally get the answer to a question everyone wants to know… do I truly have control over my own destiny.

SLAM

“What are you doing? Don’t close that book! This is what we wanted to know.”

“I don’t want to know anymore. Just reading that small bit made me sick. I think they’re right. Ignorance is bliss. It’s better to not know.”

“Well we have to know. Ignorance is only bliss when you’re fully ignorant. Otherwise it’s just stupidity.”

“Fine, but I don’t want to hear any more about how they sold this crap to people. Let’s move to the crap itself.”

“Fine.”

Abstract:

This experiment revolves around the age old psychological question of Nature vs. Nurture. How much of us is pre-determined based on our genetics, and how much of us is circumstantial based on our environment. Though this question has been studied and debated empirically for years, very few experiments have been able to be done, due to the ethical limitations…

Ha!”

“Hurry up. Keep reading.”

“Well, I’m sorry. Ethical limitations? They say that like it’s a problem to be solved, and not a solid line not to be crossed.”

“Obviously they say it like that, otherwise we wouldn’t be here. Now keep reading.”

We believe we have finally addressed that issue.

The method used in this experiment is…

SLAM

Not again. What are you doing?”

“Shhhh! Did you hear that?”

“Crap. Someone’s coming. We have to go.”

“Grab everything you can. Hurry!”

“How do we get out of here? It’s like a maze”

“The door right over there!”

“Okay, just quietly open it and peek first.”

CREEK

“Shit.”

"Yes, shit indeed. It’s nice to finally meet you in person One-Point-One and One-Point-Two.”

“What did you call us?”

“I know. That’s not your names per say. I like to think of it more like your title, at least from my point of view.”

“From your sick and demented point of view. You don’t care what our actual names are, or anything about us. Those are probably just our numbers in your stupid little experiment.”

“They are indeed your numbers. But on the contrary, I care very much about you.”

“You mean you care about the result of us. Not us.”

“True. I do care about the result of you, but that’s mainly because I care so very much about the individual of you. I see you’re looking at me skeptically, but once I tell you why, I am certain you’ll understand.”

“And why is that?”

“Because I am you, and you are me. I am One."

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