With that idea implanted into the audience’s mind, Thoreau proceeds to exercise diction while fully getting his point across. “..But at once a better government” demonstrates not just a show of authority but an immediate request for the government to be improved. Additionally, Thoreau uses many (maybe excessive) rhetorical questions beginning with “Why”, when highlighting folly methods used by the government and when exposing the unfairness of the U.S. government’s laws. Notably, Thoreau utilizes the rhetorical strategy mixed metaphors to instruct the people how to disobey the government in the sentence “Let your life be a counter friction to stop the machine.” A very significant aspect that needs to be taken into account while examining Thoreau’s essay is the time in which he created it- 1849. The Mexican War is taking place which Thoreau utilizes to demonstrate how the government “abuses” their powers.
But in a time where there is much more vocal opposition and cries of justice by the people of this country it is but ever so prudent to fathom that untimely the people fed up with this system will turn this country into one that directs itself under the direct democracy system. Now if I was more of a politically correct person this might actually work out. But a direct democracy system is more over like the one that operates as of right now in this economy. What can be more democratic than being able to elect your leaders through public note? That would be one side of the question.
Some people challenge societies’ beliefs but those are few. It is in human nature to follow the rules of a society and satisfy the need to belong to a community. When one breaks those laws becomes an outcast and is rejected by society. Living alone is difficult therefore, most people tent to obey or compromise ideas of others. However, people who do stand up and defend their belief system create new movement, which eventually brings changes for the better.
Eaarth Chapters 1 & 2 We’ve changed the planet. Global warming is no longer philosophical or future threat but instead a current and very real threat. The changes made to our planet are more evident in the toughest parts of the planet, and climate change is wrecking the lives of thousands daily. We need to consider the world we’ve created and how to live in it. We need to figure out what part of our lives we must forego and what ideologies we must abandon so that we can protect our societies and our civilizations.
Wiener points out about his stress. “I have stress. But there are some situations we can’t control. You can’t change things outside of yourself, so you can change your attitude (235).” This is a perfect example of why we need to choose a power greater than ourselves. We don’t have control of everything in our lives like we thought we did when we were using.
Organizations tend to fail miserably because they downplay or ignore the human pain of change. It is this insensitivity to people’s feelings that not only prevents the change but destroys morale and loyalty in the process. Currently the Houston Independent School District is undergoing significant changes throughout the organization. The district’s goal is to become the first school district in the nation to close its’ achievement gap. The need for change is clear and compelling.
Everyone is a part of 'one body', the Inspector sees society as more important than individual interests. The views he is propounding are again like those of Priestley who wanted his socialist views put across to the audience. He adds a warning about what could happen op if, like some members of the family, we ignore our responsibility: 'and I tell you that the time will soon come when, if men will not learn that lesson,when the will be taught it in fire and blood and anguish.' Probably he is thinking partly about the world war which they had just lived through, the result of the governments blindly pursuing 'national interest' at all cost. No doubt he was thinking too about the Russian revolution in which poor workers and peasants took over the state and exacted a bloody revenge against the aristocrats who had treated them so
This raises an interesting question and an intriguing premise for the people of these countries on what sort of societies they wish to build in place of the ones they overthrew, and at what pace. This essay will primarily examine the extent to which these new societies should protect individual rights to free expression and action, especially given their uniformly volatile and unstable political situations currently. To do this, we will examine it under the premises put forth by Artistotle, Karl Marx and John Stuart Mill on the
If more people fight to force the government to make wiser energy decisions we can turn around global warming. Many communities are surrounded by nuclear energy plants or other harmful energy plants. This is a dilemma that local communities face when trying to fight global warming. Each individual can only do so much to fight these huge corporations and energy plants. The best thing we can do as a society is establish better laws for what is considered acceptable when creating energy.
A racial change wouldn't be a bad idea but i think most people in the world will disciminate and judge him by the color of his skin. If Dr. Martin Luther King could change the world i believe Obama can too, like Martin Luther King said you shouldnt be judged by the color of your skin only by the contents of your character. People in the U.S. complain all the time about how the world is coming to an end but with one change and everyone works as a team the world could be changed. I believe Barack Obama is that man that could begin the changes. If a change is what United States is looking for that's what they will get if Barack Obama was president of the Country.