Society's Problems and My Role in Helping It
Is helping solve the problems of society everyone's job, or no one's job. What role would you hope to play, based on your interests and developing skills, in the solution of one or more specific problems?
As the problems in society arise, it is the duty of every individual to ease the burden by helping to solve these problems. Too often, individuals pass off that responsibility with the hope that others will pick up the slack. The problem is that too many shrug their responsibility leaving an insurmountable degree of perils. It is everyone's obligation to help solve the problems because everyone has a stake in society. Not enough people see the whole picture when it comes to
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Children who are neglected at home need the assurance and support of their teacher. The teacher cannot possibly do that for thirty-five students. A young child's mind is a blank slate and can be influenced very easily. It is very important that the child is instilled with proper values and strong sense of confidence in himself. That is why the school has to get to the child before the local drug dealers can corrupt him. I also feel that more money needs to be spent on the educational growth of the child from kindergarten through college.
Teaching is, in my estimation, the most important profession in our nation and the attitude towards them does not reflect that statement. Better conditions and higher salaries would attract more dedicated and educated people into the field of education. I hope that one day, I have enough money that I can donate large sums to various institutions of higher learning so that children who would not have otherwise had the opportunity to receive an education will be able to.
There are many other changes I would like to see instituted. I am for more radical programs such as the legalization of gambling, prostitution and drugs.
It sounds like I am suggesting a total moral defabrication of our society, but in reality, past the negative perception, such programs would be very beneficial.
Legalized gambling, under state control, would allow the state to make huge profits. Besides the capital raised from the casinos, tourism would increase.