I believe that you should not be judged by your hobbies

John - Rapid City, South Dakota
Entered on May 4, 2009

Have you ever believed in something you would gladly stand by and believe in with all your heart? I believe that everyone shouldn’t be judge if they don’t like the same things as everyone else. Don’t be judged just because you aren’t just like them.

When I was younger I had some friends in the neighborhood and we liked the same things and when we got older we started to like different things. They liked skateboarding and I like video games. They are still good friends though because even though are interests are different they have never mocked me for me for it or me on them

Friendship reaches out and test’s real friends. The rock solid friend ships will last no matter what even if you all don’t like all the same type of music or sports. If you have to do what they say to be there friend they are being a tyrant not a friend. Pressure can talk you into misery.

Some people will pressure you just because they don’t like it and they could easily hurt you reputation. These fun activities become secrets and that shreds your confidence like how a cheese grader shreds cheese those things that you find fun. These things have become night black in other people’s eyes. If you try to except one’s hobbies, music, or ideas as would like to be accepted. This world of ice cold hearts could lighten.

If we start to even try one of the things you are discriminating you might find out that it will be fun and you might be good at it. Most people hate things before they try it and if they did they might love it, but because of society they can express such love.

My truest and dearest friends where meet because we liked the same type of video games. We don’t play the same video games anymore, but they have been at my side and will probably longer than any of my other friends. I would gladly have them by my side. They have helped me to overcome problems and I have helped them.

The worst part will be the self esteem of the people who have been mocked. They will hate themselves and the world, and they will have a permanent scar. They will always know your name and hate you even though you won’t remember your name. It is not a time of holocaust and to punish people because they are different. They should be able to express themselves without fear. How do you think you would feel if someone said football or basketball was lame or stupid and you where ridiculed for it.

I am trying to make a world where there is no fear of social injustice. I hope I will be able to give people the ability to widen their imagination and ideas and display them to the public without judgment, but encouragement. I believe that all people should have fun without fear.