People are good

Karen - Greenville, Wisconsin
Entered on March 1, 2009
Age Group: 30 - 50
Themes: good & evil
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I believe that most people are good and are willing to do the right thing when it comes to the crunch. I know people lie and cheat everyday but not to the extent that people are dying from it at some great rate. The average every day Joe Blogs’ is willing to go and help their neighbour and fellow human being. The media has a lot to answer for as far as spreading the bad news all over the place, it has made the good honest person paranoid about the person standing next to them.

I am willing to accept change even embrace it as long as it is what I believe in. I know that sound kind of stupid but I want good things for everyone and if only the rich or a certain amount of people are going to benefit from it then it is not a good thing, I also know that not everyone can benefit from all changes, that some get, some don’t. I also think that the people that have worked hard all their lives to get some money in the bank even more than they need, should be able to do with it what they want, they worked hard for it, the government should not be allowed to say “we are taking your money and dividing it up among your neighbours”

Tradition is good also, it keeps people in line when they know at a certain time something is going to happen, and they look forward to it. When people think of tradition, they think good things. The lighting of the Christmas tree, in the town square at Christmas. The rolling of the eggs, down the hill at Easter. People also like to make their own traditions and maybe the government can make some new ones that would bring us back together as a country, as a caring country not just a country all about the individual. Old traditions like family values, morals, and loving thy neighbour. Each of us has our own idea of morals but we all want the same thing happiness and a good life