I believe in the right to free will without persecution. I believe that people should not be looked down upon for their ideals or beliefs. Everyone should be able to speak their mind freely and not be singled out for their life decisions. No one should be made to feel bad about the way they live their lives. People today, are afraid to be honest with their feelings because they might not get the equal opportunities that everyone else receives automatically. The world we live in today is one of hatred, pain, and suffering. There are many who keep to themselves in fear. Many who hide in order to keep themselves from becoming an outsider, while they feel like an outsider in their own bodies. They eventually forget who they are as a person and become what everyone else wants them to be and just go with the flow. They see things on T.V. and in society and they strive to be the exact same, so they can one day be as “perfect” as the things they see. They end up hurting themselves in an attempt to reach perfection. I hope to one day have a world where everyone is seen as an equal, where no one is judged, and where war is extinct.
Chris - St. Louis, Missouri
Entered on January 6, 2009
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