This I Believe

Jordan - Washington, District of Columbia
Entered on March 9, 2007
Age Group: 18 - 30

This I believe:

That idleness is okay, if you are okay with all that comes with it

That there is no difference between Islamic extemists and Christian zealots

That you are not in control of your own attitude

That all men are created unequal, but that the burdens of the less advantaged should fall on all

That haircuts a a waste of money

That nonviolence can be taught, and peace learned

That every generation should be more open minded than the one before it

That drugs, when used correctly, are valuable and useful tools for expanding our minds and becoming better people

That drugs, when used incorrectly, can ruin your life and the lives of those around you

That animals feel and we are unkind to them

That we know not why we are here, and won’t in our lifetime, but in no way are limited by this

That music and art are just as important as science

That the purpose of life is to evolve as a species while we figure out why we’re here