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The Not-So-Promising Possible Future MAG
No idea about what's going on,
They think the capital of Mexico's Iran.
They probably couldn't tell you who their governor is,
They're too busy worrying about if their soda has enough fizz.
The most important thing on their minds
Is their next shopping trip, and the sales they'll find.
They're only into “going green” because it's “in,”
And because there are cute clothes that say, “Not Recycling Is a Sin.”
But they are blind to the world that surrounds them,
And they allow others to form opinions for them.
Has thinking for oneself become obsolete?
Is it now un-cool to be smart?
Are clones of brainless celebrities what you want to see?
Originality torn to shreds?
A new generation of followers?
In today's world, I experience these people every day.
I'm scared to say that the amount of them is increasing
And I can't help but think that these are the people who will soon be:
Voting in our elections for whomever their friends are voting for,
Driving when drunk,
Flunking out of college,
And maxing out credit cards they had no intention of paying for in the first place.
Is this the future you wish to see? The change won't be coming on its own or from someone else. Only you can shape your future, by the choices you, as an independent individual, make.
You want a free ride?
You think you're entitled to everything and anything without putting forth the effort and doing the work?
If you do, then I hope you're not calling yourself an American. Our founding fathers and mothers did not work their butts off, gaining our independence as a nation, only to have it taken over by the lazy and uneducated.