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Role Models: The Future Of American Society

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If Miley Cyrus, “Donald Trump for president”, and Caitlyn Jenner are examples of American societies moral compass, what does this indicate about what is truly valued. The path that has been chosen will result in a destination, and the destiny of America in the 21st century. Throughout recorded history, people have pinned hope on the younger generation. They give inspiration, and keep the evolutionary process in motion to drive our country forward. Role models set a standard that people wish to follow and imitate. Visionaries with the altruistic goals like Martin Luther King, are being replaced and outshined by “gangster” rappers with messages of hate, violence, and the degeneration of women. Instead of young people wanting to be like Daniel…show more content…
Schools are recognizing this advancement in technology, and are trying to accomplish involvement to help students elaborate on their school work. The unfortunate side to this remarkable advancement in technology, it is giving an easier and more appealing way to cheat. Students have found creative ways to cheat including color coding with candy, pictures sent from cellular devices, and Pictures saved to a student's wallpaper on their cell phone. “Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference.” -Robert Frost. A student who decides to take the “easy road” never recognizes their true potential. Their academic Achievements mean nothing,and they have to depend on other people and outside sources. For the student who studies every night works hard in and out of the classroom will receive the same job opportunities. Two of which have the same qualification and connections one will have earned it more. Fairness and equality will not be existent in the problem. The student that worked hard through school just to have been cheated off of will receive the same diploma. Today earning a diploma is just a piece of paper. The academic process is being made a mockery of the people who are not willing to put in the time or the effort into their school…show more content…
News is supposed to be newly received or noteworthy information, especially about recent or important events. However, on Fox News, CSNBC, and some local news stations they are giving peoples factual news, but giving people bais opinions about what has happened. News reporters and journalist are committing their time to give citizens a point of view based on what the agency believes. People are forming their own opinion based on the bais information they are receiving. News agencies are attempting to sway the public opinion by manipulated the information to support their liberal or conservative agenda. Unfortunately their are people that will believe everything they hear this is due to the fact that they are unable to access information themselves. Teaching slaves to read was illegal. The reason being uneducated people are easily controlled. News networks can present opinion as hard news, because of public apathy or unwillingness to educate themselves with regard to the facts. Public willingness to accept what is presented as a fact is what makes them easily manipulated to opinions.
Making decisions based on feelings is compromising the decisions based off logic. Logic is a particular method of reasoning or argumentation. For example It is dangerous to drive when it is snowing. It is snowing now. Logic tells you that it would be dangerous to drive right now.
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