How To Bond In Your Community

The other day my friends and I came up with ways to bond together through sharing music, videos, and games with each other and our friends. Now I thought, how do I bring my community together? Or the entire nation? Okay, the entire nation is a bit of a stretch. But it does bring up an important point: how connected are we? You might say, “Well, with phones with us 24/7 and our data plans, we’re always connected.” I beg to differ though. For instance, you might have 1000 Facebook friends, but perhaps they are people you just met once or people you needed to talk to such as in college or at work. I also remember once how my teacher asked if the students knew their neighbors, and I think most people, including the teacher and me, didn’t have a close bond with their neighbors. The point he was trying to make was that the Mayans or some other, ancient culture in the Americas had a good relationship with their neighbors in the villages and how life had changed over time.

Then I realized, we may know people who live blocks, cities, or even states or countries away from us, but a lot of us don’t even know our next door neighbors.

 

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How To Manage Your Time Properly

I often have trouble remembering the things I read that should be considered important, such as history, or vocabulary in various classes. It gave me…a feeling that I wouldn’t like to feel. A feeling of being…lost. Once, my teacher had given the class a book that started off an a nice and slow pace.  However, all of a sudden, he started to assign around a dozen or more chapters in a few days and said he might do reading checks as well. At that very moment a thought came up in my mind: “So this is what an Honors English class is like.” The main point of my predicament is that when you get older, it’s not always fun and games anymore, and, unfortunately, you have to use every minute wisely.

Typical studious Asian

Typical studious Asian

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How Has Technology Influenced Our Lives?

With more and more superior technology being made at a rapid pace, I think we should think about the effect of technology in our lives. I mean, technology feels like something we all need. For example, many assignments in school are posted online. Heck, blogging is based on technology! From carrying a smartphone with us all the time to the satellites close to our atmosphere, technology seems to revolve around us. I believe that technology is neither good or evil. For example, nuclear fission can destroy entire cities, such as Hiroshima and Nagasaki, or can power entire cities, using nuclear power plants. Technology has made it easier to communicate, through texting or Facebook, record moments in our lives, through pictures or videos, or help us with our work, whether it would be a PowerPoint or a Google Doc.

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I wonder when humans can live in Chernobyl again?

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