If I Ruled the World -- English Speech

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If I ruled the world:
“If I ruled the world…”; am I the only one that’s ever wondered what it’d be like? I feel like it’s one of those passing thoughts that seem to cross your mind, like why don’t English singers have an accent when they sing, or how the quote “head over heels” originated; since we’re head over heels normally? But, what I mean, is whenever you listen to the news on TV or on the radio and hear about an epidemic striking the world like the H1N1 flu or another war, don’t you ever feel like you could do a better job taking care of the earth? Right now it seems like everywhere around us, there’s something terrible that’s happening. Whether it is the war in Afghanistan or the clear-cutting of our precious rainforests, it
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While the freedom of expression should be a natural given right to the human race, there must be some boundaries. While it seems ridiculous to put boundaries on freedom, I feel as though it is quite necessary, particularly regarding the freedom of speech and belief. It is important for the opinions of the people to be heard. People are open to their beliefs, whether they be Christian, Muslim, or Atheist, they must have the right to keep their faith. However, the people must be respectful of each other’s beliefs. And this is where the boundaries on the Freedom of Expression kick in. Currently, in our world today, there are many religious hate groups against people of certain faith, race, or sexuality, because it is against what they believe in. There are many examples of them today, the Westboro Baptist Church; who are known for their extreme attitude against homosexuality, the Aryan Nations; a religion-based white supremacist hate group, and the Nation of Islam; a hate group that preaches black pride and principles of Islam, but do not accept white members. Finally, to achieve the ideal world, in my opinion, we would have the get rid of the root of all evil: money. While many of you may wonder how we’ll ever live without money; how we’ll eat, how we’ll drink, or how we’ll do anything, there is a much more efficient way of getting everything you’ll need: by trading. While this may sound absolutely ridiculous to some of you, it would truly

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