This essay Down With Community Service has a total of 470 words and 3 pages.
Down With Community Service
I have recently read an article in the newspaper that concerned young people doing community service after they graduate high school. It stated that they should do two years of community service. I disagree with the article for many reasons.
Many people will agree with me about the community service matter. I recently spoke to the counselor of my school about the subject of community service. He said that most young people mainly think about going to college and getting a job after they graduate; therefore, they would not have any extra time to do community service. I also went to the police station and spoke to the police chief about it. He said that community service should be considered more as a punishment to prisoners, rather than a privilege to citizens. He said that people should not do work that they do not get paid for, unless they really wanted to. This is one of the reasons that supports my disagreement to the article.
Most young people do not have enough extra time to do community service. I have been doing a survey about the subject matter for a few days, and I have come up with some interesting results. It seems that eight out of ten students that are about to graduate high school are planning to go to college after they graduate. I also asked them about doing community service. Most of them said that they would be getting a job, and they would not have time to do community service. My survey has brought me to the conclusion that students who are thinking about going to college should not be thinking about doing two years of community service.
Community service is detrimental to college students. I was talking on the phone with my cousin, Waldo, who lives in Rhode Island. We got to talking about the community service subject. He told me that there is a law in Providence that when a person graduates from high school, he is required to do one year of community service. Waldo said that he had gone through the community service for the required year. He said that it took a huge amount of time out of his regular activities. He had the choice to either drop out of college or quit his job. He could not quit his job because he had to have money to get by on. He ended up having to drop out of college and work two jobs for the pay of one. Hearing that greatly discouraged me from doing community service.
In conclusion, I disagree with the idea that high school graduates should do two years of community service after graduating. I have other things to think about, like going to college and getting a job.
RomanticismRomanticism History 151 Final It was a reaction against the Enlightenment and yet akin in that they both assumed life was designed for human happiness. However the Enlightenment placed reason at the center of human acheivement. Romanticismm distrusted the human intellect and placed its value on the emotions and intutive qualities. The natural and spontaneous was deemed good. The highest truths would be derived from the instantaneous of the individual. It gloried in the unlimited potential of the
Corporate VisionCorporate Vision Table of Contents Corporate Overview Principles Dual Franchise In Financial Management · Private Client-Asset Management · Corporate and Institutional Client Group Facts at a Glance · 1st Quarter 1997 Results · End of 1st Quarter 1997 Corporate Overview Merrill Lynch & Co., Incorporated is a Delaware based holding company formed in 1973. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, Merrill Lynch provides to its clients a range of financial services such as investments, financing, an
Development Of Major Political Parties In AmericaDevelopment Of Major Political Parties In America Development of Major Political Parties in America The first two major polititcal parties were the Jeffersonian and the Federalists. The Jeffersonians believed in a decentralized government and foreign policy that supported France rather than England. The Federalists were in existance only a short time because of disagreement of the leaders, John Adams and Alexander Hamilton. The United States was a one party nation from 1800 to 1820. In 1828 the
Northern States PowerNorthern States Power A leader in today's economic world, Northern States Power (NSP) is recognized for its outstanding performance in both regulated and nonregulated operations. Its regulated operation serves over two million electric and gas customers in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota, Arizona, and Michigan (NSP - Investor's Overview 1). Its head offices are located in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and the Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is Mr. James J. Howard
The End of WorkThe End of Work by Jeremy Rifkin What I wrote on the Canadian unemployment rate website: “Mark is correct. Unemployment rates are only based on people who are on unemployment insurance. Only about 50% of unemployed workers today are eligible for unemployment insurance in Canada and that rate is decreasing with higher requirements set by the government. To prove that you are looking for work, people are generally required to go to unemployment offices to prove that they had gone to interviews wit