Phenomenon: The Circle of Life
When thinking about phenomena, I immediately thought of my favorite Disney movie, The Lion King, and the lesson Mufasa teaches Simba about the Circle of Life. Mufasa tells Simba, "When we die, our bodies become the grass. And the antelope eat the grass. And so we are all connected in the great Circle of Life."
The Circle of Life is a phenomenon; it has things, frameworks, and clockworks. The lions, antelope, zebras, giraffes, and other animals make up the things in the Circle of Life.
The Circle of Life has frameworks and clockworks; the animals repeatedly go through the same cycle. The circle of life also has specific starting points. It begins when an animal, for example, a lion, is born. The cycle is then predictable; the lion will eat other animals, and when the lion dies, he becomes the grass, and the animals eat the grass, and the cycle continue…