This I Believe

Dylan - Milliken, Colorado
Entered on March 22, 2007
Age Group: Under 18
Themes: prejudice


You know the saying “Don’t judge a Book by it’s

cover?” Well, this I believe. Everybody in life get’s

teased once, but why? Why do people judge other people by

what or how they are? Why can’t they like people for what

kind of person they are?

A lot of people get teased, it is hard, hard to feel

left out and alone. If people are making fun of what you

do or how you do things, then, whatever. Believe me I have

been there. To have people judge you on the stupid things.

Why though? People think to much in a prejudiced way…

not the human being in front of them. Don’t let it bug

you. Why do people think they have the right to treat

another human being that way? If you have been teased

before you know what it is like.

Some examples, when my brother was younger he used

to get teased a lot. I am not just talking about just a

little but a lot. He used to get teased by what or how he

looked or how he was or what he wore. he had clothes that

didn’t fit him and they made fun of that. Other examples

are the following, when people tease you because the way

your hair looks or other stupid, little things like that.

Another is if you have acne problems, people will judge

you by that. I am saying it isn’t easy. Why though? Aren’t

we all human beings? The bullies out there that are

listening why do you people treat other kids like dirt?

How would you like it if someone did that to you? I know

that I wouldn’t I would feel like crawling in a hole and

dieing that is how other people feel. You wouldn’t like it

it would you? If you don’t stop doing it something bad

will happen.

The people of the U.S. need to stop doing the

bullying, be nice. Be courageous, nice, and honest. If you

do this it could be a better world for the next gneration.

Don’t mess with people be nice to them. Except them. If

you see a person without friends, except them see if they

want to hang out. You can make people happy and not so

depressed. If you don’t stop the bullying then people

aren’t going to like you. If you stop, this will be good

for the world. When people make people not depressed then

ther won’t be so much violence.

Eberyone believes different but this is what I

believe. Follow what you believe no matter if people think

it’s stupid or not. Believe and dream it. You will be

proud of it. Even though people all ober the world should

believe this like I do. People who listen this is a

challenge, tell someone how nice they look if you would

normally ignore them. I believe people should treat “Don’t

judge a book by it’s Cover” like a person. Ifeel good to

be able to say Ibelieve people should treat “Don’t judge a

book by it’s Cover” like a person.