Why The World Should Be Worried
Start writing a post
Politics and Activism

Why The World Should Be Worried

Because we live in a society where the worst has become a norm.

Why The World Should Be Worried
NY Daily News

Hello World,

I'm worried about you, us. Lately, you've seemed distressed. Maybe just a little divided too. I'm not saying by race either, you know It's by class, religion, and more. Every day I walk around and what seems like what used to be just a made up scenario or events is now becoming reality. Hearing bout another death, politics, shooting, rape, or war has become the daily cycle of life. We are killing ourselves with judgment, bias, and ignorance and honestly World I don't think it's gonna stop. People everywhere are lost really lost, but is there any hope left?. All I have is one question for you ...

Should I be worried?

Why The World Should Be Worried

1. We Are Divided

We are divided to the core. Maybe you can blame it on human error and the foundation our country was established on. Maybe you can blame it on the morals of humanity. Regardless of what divides a nation we can not and will not stand if we are divided. We must become united. All of our social biases and prejudices must end. We can not continue to judge people on merely descriptive adjectives.We are all foreigners in America and the whole "I was here first" and we are natives argument has been invalid since Columbus landed on "India." Just because someone wears a different skin tone, clothing brand, believes in a different religion, or relationship status is not enough to tear someone down. If we continue to tear each other down the very place we live will go with it.

2. We Are Lost

We naturally look for leadership. We look for a leader in all the wrong places. We let social media, articles, and the news lead us. They not only lead our feelings, but our lives. We let these things lead us in the wrong directions. We would look to Facebook for information before we ever opened a book. We would rather live a life of ignorance than to actually find the truth.

3. We Are Blind

We never act unless it happens to us. Unless your family member is directly effected no one ever says anything. We have social blinders. We have learned to fight to the finish and it doesn't matter who we destroy on the way up. That is not how we should want to live. You should see your neighbor struggling and want to help. You should want to help way before you see the shootings, bombings, rape, wrecks and more on CNN. We live in a country where elementary children are shot and killed in school, people are murdered in church, and rapists spending time in jail for 3 months for good behavior and the list goes on. Every single day the list of the impossible become possible and we have yet to actually see it.

4. We Are Hopeless

We not only reject change, we have no sight for it. Change in today's society is about as common as water in the desert. That being very rare and extremely treasured when found. Let me not kill people's dreams, but one individual will not change the would alone. We may find a leader in one but every great leader needs followers. They need people who will go to the lengths of the world to spread their message. So as a society how are we supposed to criticize any other being, culture, or religion when we can't even do what is vital to our survival which is coming together. It is one thing to have doubt on progress, but to have no hope in progress is detrimental.

Report this Content
This article has not been reviewed by Odyssey HQ and solely reflects the ideas and opinions of the creator.
the beatles
Wikipedia Commons

For as long as I can remember, I have been listening to The Beatles. Every year, my mom would appropriately blast “Birthday” on anyone’s birthday. I knew all of the words to “Back In The U.S.S.R” by the time I was 5 (Even though I had no idea what or where the U.S.S.R was). I grew up with John, Paul, George, and Ringo instead Justin, JC, Joey, Chris and Lance (I had to google N*SYNC to remember their names). The highlight of my short life was Paul McCartney in concert twice. I’m not someone to “fangirl” but those days I fangirled hard. The music of The Beatles has gotten me through everything. Their songs have brought me more joy, peace, and comfort. I can listen to them in any situation and find what I need. Here are the best lyrics from The Beatles for every and any occasion.

Keep Reading...Show less
Being Invisible The Best Super Power

The best superpower ever? Being invisible of course. Imagine just being able to go from seen to unseen on a dime. Who wouldn't want to have the opportunity to be invisible? Superman and Batman have nothing on being invisible with their superhero abilities. Here are some things that you could do while being invisible, because being invisible can benefit your social life too.

Keep Reading...Show less

19 Lessons I'll Never Forget from Growing Up In a Small Town

There have been many lessons learned.

houses under green sky
Photo by Alev Takil on Unsplash

Small towns certainly have their pros and cons. Many people who grow up in small towns find themselves counting the days until they get to escape their roots and plant new ones in bigger, "better" places. And that's fine. I'd be lying if I said I hadn't thought those same thoughts before too. We all have, but they say it's important to remember where you came from. When I think about where I come from, I can't help having an overwhelming feeling of gratitude for my roots. Being from a small town has taught me so many important lessons that I will carry with me for the rest of my life.

Keep Reading...Show less
​a woman sitting at a table having a coffee

I can't say "thank you" enough to express how grateful I am for you coming into my life. You have made such a huge impact on my life. I would not be the person I am today without you and I know that you will keep inspiring me to become an even better version of myself.

Keep Reading...Show less
Student Life

Waitlisted for a College Class? Here's What to Do!

Dealing with the inevitable realities of college life.

college students waiting in a long line in the hallway

Course registration at college can be a big hassle and is almost never talked about. Classes you want to take fill up before you get a chance to register. You might change your mind about a class you want to take and must struggle to find another class to fit in the same time period. You also have to make sure no classes clash by time. Like I said, it's a big hassle.

This semester, I was waitlisted for two classes. Most people in this situation, especially first years, freak out because they don't know what to do. Here is what you should do when this happens.

Keep Reading...Show less

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

Facebook Comments