Respect Book Report

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respect


Respect

It is something everyone wants, not many have, and few want to give. Most people would
appreciate "just a little bit," and most should give just that. Unfortunately, a lot of
the time, this does not happen. Perhaps this is because the concept of respect is not
understood. What exactly is respect? The dictionary defines it as an act of giving high
or special regard to someone or something. This does not explain what it is; it only
outlines what it may be. In general, though, respect can be broken down into three main
forms.


The first is the respect of others. "Others" includes your peers, teachers, parents, and
everyone else. It is adding a ma’am or sir to the end of a sentence. It is obeying in
class and not being rowdy in the hallway. It is the respect of their ideas and what they
stand for. It is what brings people together, and if not used, it is what can tear people
apart.


The second form of respect is the respect of property. This includes anything from writing
on a desk at school to stealing from a department store. Property, whether it is the
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