Explore BrainMass
Share

Explore BrainMass

    Motivation, Choicres and Dumbledore's Question

    This content was COPIED from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

    In J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, schoolmaster Albus Dumbledore says, "It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities." How do you interpret this statement in light of what you know about motivation?

    © BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 10, 2019, 12:13 am ad1c9bdddf
    https://brainmass.com/education/motivation/motivation-choicres-dumbledores-question-283613

    Solution Preview

    The jury is out whether the foundation of our choices stems from chance, a force of the nature, or deity. The choice a person makes, that provokes a missed flight and ultimate life savings or 'accidentally' mixing the wrong ingredients in a potion, whereby a miraculous drug cure is developed are all dynamics that compel one to excel and proceed or give up and take the path of least resistance.

    An ex-friend ...

    Solution Summary

    In J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Albus Dumbledore asks, "It is our choices, Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities." The focus in this writing is about how this question relates to motivation.

    $2.19