Chris Mccandless Ignorance

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The statement “I think that Chris McCandless was bright and ignorant at the same time. He had no common sense, and he had no business going into Alaska with his Romantic silliness. He made a lot of mistakes bases on arrogance. I don't admire him at all for his courage nor his noble ideas. Really, I think he was just plain crazy.” I disagree with this statement I feel like the reason why Shaun Callarman made this statement because he misunderstood Mccandless, Chris just had a big heart for nature and just needed time to himself from being judged and from the crazy world he didn't understand. Mccandless was a brave soul. He thought he could do the impossible.

There are several reasons why I disagree with Shaun’s statement. The first point I want to make is that when Mccandless makes a decision he sticks to it and there is no way of changing his mind. He is hardheaded and stubborn, but that isn't always a bad thing. Mccandless was confident in his choices.
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It's not because of his ignorance. More along the lines of the situation he went through in his childhood. Possibly, it shows that the quote was made by someone who may not have known the whole side of Chris's life and backstory. There is a reason why he is the way he is, and it's not because of ignorance.

I personally don’t think Mccandless is crazy, but more naive. I don’t think you can define Chris by just a couple words because his personality can be defined by in way more ways. The only reason I partly agree to his ignorance is because of how he was oblivious to the fact that Alaska is a broad wilderness. Also we have to remember Chris is was only twenty years old, and much like many other twenty year olds they are confused, so you can’t blame him for his maturity when he is not fully mature yet. Chris learned and followed after great men such as Jack London and