Age: Under 18

Essays written by people Under 18 years old.

April 6, 2005

A Believer in Nothing with a Name

A Believer in Nothing with a Name I am told that I am in the process of discovering myself, that my age is a tell-tale sign that I am just beginning to understand my beliefs, and that in a few...
April 6, 2005

This I Believe

Wars, fighting, violence, crime. That's all we hear about now a days, how human beings we know or the loved ones our families or other families are being injured or killed over in Iraq. But why? Why are we fighting...
April 5, 2005

This I Believe

I believe that if you make a wish, you can make that wish come true. Anyone is capable of accomplishing something they believe in. The key to that though is believing. Just like the quote "seeing is believing." Having sight...
April 5, 2005

This I Believe

I Believe I believe as a society we are changing the way we live. We watch television and all you see is "Lose fifteen pounds in a week" or you see these celebrity shows. Many people want to look perfect...
April 5, 2005

This I Believe

At my public high school, we strike a precarious balance between knowing what to believe and what to question. The amount of information available today is overwhelming, and I see myself and my peers struggling more and more to find...
February 22, 2005

Wednesdays With Yahweh

The cool night wind pulls at my hair as it slides into the car. The streetlights reflect off the wet pavement as we go beneath dark overpasses. We were simply driving out into the night that ended somewhere over the...