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Rascal Flatts Identity

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In the memorable way that country band Rascal Flatts puts it, “Life’s like a road that you travel on, there’s one day here and the next day gone. Life Is a Highway.” As we all know, there’s an entrance and an exit point to every highway. Much like a highway, our lives have a beginning and an end. Similarly, the structure of the letter “I” has a start and a finish. At a closer glance the alphabet holds more purpose than for just simply reading and writing. Perhaps simplistic letters hold an unknown “truth” about the world around us.
Who am I? Who are you? As a person, we are labeled by our identity. According to Dictionary.reference.com the word “identity” is defined as condition or character as to who a person or what a thing is. Distinctive traits give personality to individuals. As people living in society, we tend to leave a trail or a legacy of who we are behind us. There is a paradoxical nature to one’s
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This quote depicts the egocentric and ignorant nature of this man. People who were not of his “perfect master race of blonde hair and blue eyes” (ushmm.org 1) were to be sent to concentration camps in the ghetto or killed; most of these people being Jews.
Ignorance. Lack of knowledge or information. A negative attitude about another race or religion is an example of ignorance. Let that also rest.
Adolf Hitler’s selfish and ignorant way of thinking led to a series of mass destruction, war, and grief. War and grief suggests injustice. So does poverty, starvation, racism, and abuse. Although the United States of America is one of the wealthiest countries in the world, “one in five children in the U.S. live in poverty” (Americas Homeless 2:49). This branches off into economic injustice. Living in poverty is not necessary, not innate, nor is it desirable.
Thus, the typical letter “I” seems very plain. However, when looked at a different perspective, it sheds a light of
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