This world is filled with a lot of people that enjoy doing evil things that benefit them. Although, sometimes people do evil things just because they can or because they are ignorant. It is filled with hate and anger. No one will ever really know why people are the way they are. Although, one thing is certain: they will never change. It bothers when I come across a person that's so evil or when I hear about them. Why do I get so bothered? Well, I could never see myself being evil like them. But I think what bothers me the most is when I see people not standing up for something they know is wrong.
We live in an awesome country where even though some laws that are put in place suck, we are allowed to protest them. We are allowed to call our senators, congressmen, governors etc., and tell them that we think what they are doing is wrong. We are allowed to go to the streets and have peaceful protests. We are allowed to go online and express our opinions. We are allowed to say, "Hey, I'm sorry you feel that way, but you're totally wrong." This country gives us the freedom to stand up for what we believe in, so why don't we?
I've heard too many people say they're unsatisfied with a law or the outcome of an election. But when I talk to them, all they do is complain. They don't say, "I'm going to start a petition" or "yes I voted!" They just complain. You cannot complain when you didn't do anything to change the outcome of a terrible situation.
Unfortunately, there are a lot of people in the world who don't care or just are too afraid. But that is the reason we have to stand up. We have to stand up and fight for the people that can't fight for themselves. We have to stand up for people that are too afraid to. We also have to encourage others to stand up. It is important because if you don't stand up now for the things you believe in or help fight for what is right, then one day, something you don't like will happen to you... but no one will be there to fight for you.