Reflection On The Flint Water Crisis

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The Right to Exist: A Reflection on the Flint Water Crisis

It is a privilege and yet it is with a heavy heart that I am writing this to all who has utmost disgust for the evils and vices happening around us. I sincerely believe that we all despise injustices of any kind and cannot stand the stench of discrimination be it racial, sexual, ethnic, or class. Whether you have a religious or nonreligious stance, I presumed we all have a sense of good and evil, right and wrong, just and unjust. And all these can be meaningfully understood only when applies to the relationship and interdependence of the human society. If not all, most of us would agree that the greatest evil that can be done to the human race is to deny the right to exist to someone or a group of people. And if you believe in the Christian God like I do, it is even more explicitly stated in the Bible that taking lives is a sin with extreme consequences. Of all the rights we can imagine, the right to live triumphs and makes sense of all the rest.
If you were asked to list three most important things to sustain life, what would be your list? I am not sure about you, but I am pretty sure that my list will consist of air, water, and food. Let us consider water for a moment. The indispensability of water for life cannot be overstated. It is a known fact that about 70 percent of our body mass is made up of water, and one-third of the earth is covered with water. Fascinatingly enough, the quest for life in outer space

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