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Responsibility Essay

  • Submitted by: bremner545
  • on November 24, 2012
  • Category: Miscellaneous
  • Length: 421 words

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It is our responsibility as a modern society to fulfill our obligations to our heritage, nature and wildlife, and our future. Our ancestors of yesterday would expect us to keep their flame eternal burning, not letting what they have accomplished go to waste. Taking care of the great outdoors is for the good of everyone and everything, every sentient being knows that today’s nature is not what it used to be. Our future and our children’s future are in jeopardy due to our lack of care for moderation.
We are all responsible for staying true to our roots. This could be by practicing religion, celebrating a holiday, or just an annual family reunion. The commercialism that has went into Christmas since Coca-Cola created Santa Clause has taken any from the real meaning of the Christian holiday. Few people still think about the famous nativity scene, it is on the shoulders on today’s youth to shape everyone will be thinking about when someone says December 25th.
Our neglect towards nature and the entire wilderness needs to be addressed. We all know about the effort of “going green” these days but what is the average joe doing about that? North America’s abundance of middle class workers is who need to act upon today’s nature. Take a bicycle if you are just going down a few blocks to work. There is a reason snow turns charcoal near the end of winter on the sides of streets; imagine what that does to us on a daily basis.
The future is our responsibility. North America’s wasteful ways are going to catch up with tomorrow’s children; I do not want to lay such a burden upon people who have not yet been wasteful. No one wants to pay someone else’s debts why should we let someone else try to solve our problems? “I have no doubt that we will be successful in harnessing the sun's energy.... If sunbeams were weapons of war, we would have had solar energy centuries ago.”  ~Sir George Porter, quoted in The Observer, 26 August 1973
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