Loving In Truth: Creating A Society Of Living In H Essay

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Loving In Truth: Creating A Society Of Living In Harmony In The 21st C

Loving in Truth: Creating a Society of Living in Harmony in the 21st Century


In the course of one's existence, one is constantly striving to achieve
the pinnacle of their abilities, a certain excellence within themselves, and a
balance between themselves and their society.
Unfortunately, as we near the end of the millenium, society is failing
to provide us with the appropriate means in order to realize that goal. So as we
prepare for the next century, we must recognize that there are many problems
that we must alleviate before this world can become a better place.
It may well be that the nation cannot survive--as a decent place to live,
as a world-class power or even as a democracy--with such high rates of children
growing into adulthood unprepared to parent, unprepared to be productively
employed and unprepared to share in the mainstream aspirations.
Various programs are springing up to help children. However, like the
welfare program, for the most part these programs are aimed at alleviating
symptoms rather than correcting the cause of the problems. More prisons, more
policemen, gun control, the FBI, and V-chips to block violent programs on TV
will never stop crime and violence. When we devote time, money and effort toward
problems and symptoms -- without correcting the cause -- the problems and
symptoms grow and spread like creeping crab grass.
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