This I Believe

Jason - Palatine, Illinois
Entered on May 10, 2006
Age Group: 18 - 30
Themes: question
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I believe in questioning the things we don’t understand. I don’t like to settle disputes lightly, accepting everyone’s view as their own. The public opinion should be questioned and debated. With safe confrontation, I can grow through enhancement in my mind and the truth will be decided. It’s this growth that is essential to preserve this worldwide advancement.

I never try to confront anyone to quickly, because intimidation can scare those without the confidence. Everyone must converse not for the sake of enjoyment, but for the reasons of expansion. Widening our minds’ spectrum of understanding, to make possible new and innovative ideas. Creating an identity is our goal in life, and the more we know the better chance we have of breaking through to the future generations. Having an identity in history means that you contributed something to society, and questioning what may seem wrong is the solution. We must question and change ourselves what is incorrect. The standards and rules set by society are to be set by each new generation. The past cannot decide the future’s specific identity because culture cannot be foreseen. The constant change is what makes people unique to anything else.

I hope that one day people will correct language and people will be able to communicate exactly what they mean. The ineffectiveness of communication is causing a slower growth in our mental enhancement and as we evolve, people will be able to communicate effectively. Family and community must work together to congregate their communities into strong groups. I live believing that advancement of my mind, could be a step forward towards becoming a contributing person to history. I try to question the things I don’t understand and the things that are not right to challenge the ones in power. I want to contribute in any and every way my mind can possibly do. Confrontation and debate are the easiest way to learn about something new, and to compare the different opinions. I believe that my contributions to the world can be great and that everyone’s potential is there to be reached and succeed. Change the world, for the sake of mankind.