Concrete in Society
Whenever someone asks, “How does someone get a fresh start, on aiming for their goals, in any career and opening doors?” I reply simply with “First, pour some concrete”. Concrete is the foundation to any project planning on building, whether it is someone’s home, a park for the community, bridges or massive skyscrapers. I enjoy relating everyday necessities to big life problems, because people tend to forget why they are so important.
Concrete is used in every construction project we use every day, and we keep using it, because it works well with everything. Concrete can stand on its own and will solidify, after it is molded, shaped, and dried up. It only molds with itself, and will not stick or combine with whatever frame is being used to hold its shape together. Concrete is very trustworthy and works as well as much work you put into it, which makes another great life lesson. When starting on a new path towards future goals, you can only succeed as much of hard work you are willing to dedicate to and put forth.
Concrete can be difficult to describe what it is used to be constructed with, because it is used in almost everything we build. It is not only great for a start for a new construction, but also to support, reinforce, and manifest as great walls, entire buildings, domes, or pillars. It is used more than any other man made material in the world, and concrete was first discovered by the ancient Romans. This statement could also reflect that, like concrete, do not just limit oneself to a certain path towards future goals, but look with a wider point of view and explore every opportunity to find which would be most beneficial.
Concrete is famous for creating or starting a new beginning for something, but what is just as equally important, if not more, is how concrete preserves and protects. It is used to construct dams to preserve power for a community, and to protect fish from dangerous waters. Concrete can also be used to...