David - Weldon Spring, Missouri
Entered on January 9, 2009
Age Group: Under 18
Themes: golden rule
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I believe that everyone should live their lives by the golden rule “Treat others how you would like to be treated.” If everyone lived their life by this rule then the world would be a much happier and kinder place. Everyone would like to be treated with happiness and care.

Such as if you were walking down the street and you saw a person with a bucket of tennis balls. Then they tripped and fell and spilt them everywhere. You should go over and ask if they needed help picking the tennis balls up, because if that happened to you. You would like if someone to come ask you if you needed help picking up all the tennis balls up so it would not take near as long.