Things That Need To Change For The Better
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Things That Need To Change For The Better Iâ€™m sure many of you know that there are certain flaws in society and in people that make life hard for some, and can make life painful for others. Ignorance in people, silence from people, and followers as people can make the world seem unfair and cruel. In this article, I will show why these two things are so horrible and what we can do to change it. Followers. They are people who may have an opinion of their own, but they donâ€™t share it. They agree with the opinions of those they are with, so they can fit in or avoid conflict. They wish to be liked, so they do not disagree. I call them â€œsheep,â€ because they just follow the herd and they donâ€™t think for themselves. These sheep are those who will support gays in one group, and then make cruel jokes and statements about them in another group. They are the ones who love a certain food when with you, and hate that same food with someone else. They change their opinion to match those of the people they are with. Following erases identity and creates clones. An example of a real life event that shows how being a sheep can be negative is this; A boy, weâ€™ll call him Sam, I knew was friends with many of the gay population in our school, and had a twin brother who was gay. One day, out of chance, this boy came into my study hall, where there were a bunch of students his age sitting near me. He sat with them and they all began to talk. As their conversation progressed, the subject changed from sex to gays. One of the kids sitting across from him said, â€œGays are disgusting. How could you even want to do it with someone who has the same parts as you? Thatâ€™s like doing it with yourself. Itâ€™s wrong.â€ Now, this was his opinion, and he is entitled to it, although he could phrase it much better and be a little...