blog #17

I do believe that the government is the best when it doesn’t govern that much. If they don’t control that many things/ people then no one has to complain about the stupid government doing something stupid again. Also most of the stuff they do is stupid anyway not gonna lie I don’t really understand what they are their for what do they do? What do they control? Us? I mean I guess you can say control us but it doesn’t make so much sense because I don’t think they can pass things or higher things. I don’t know what their role is never really understood it. Do they do small things for us? To make our lives better? Somethings do but other things don’t help us they just make people even more angry and mad at them then they already are. The government that demands your respect is a dictatorship, the reason it’s like that is because the person in power wants as much power and respect as possible they want their people to fear them. March 14th 17 minutes for 17 victims, “The Walk-Out”. This is an example of Civil Disobedience, this is going to show power to the people and not the people in charge, hopefully they do something about it. I love hunting and guns but their are limits to these things and they have been exceeded. These school shootings that most people look at as a joke are actually happening and this is an example as I said of Civil Disobedience. Everyone should not take this as a joke, the threats are not jokes their have been so many shootings this year and it’s just not right people are getting killed for going to school where they should actually be able to feel safe and not have the fear of dying. This is affecting attendance in schools which means this is affecting kids educations. I mean I don’t like school as much as the next person but I know I need it and not feeling safe isn’t helping my learning. Kids are sitting their in class instead of focusing on class thinking am I gonna die today, am I gonna have to jump out of a window or run as fast as I can just to stay alive.

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Blog 15

They both thought you make your own choices and the choices you make are what you believe. They both were really confusing writers and I don’t know what their saying half the time not gonna lie. Which I mean they do have that in common. They also use words you don’t hear said much or at all anymore because they were written so long ago. The first main part of the expert is mainly saying what he lived for and what you should live for. For example you should live for God and everything which their are people out their who do worship God I’m not sure if they look at him like some of these people do but then their are other people who don’t worship him at all and from the sounds of it if you didn’t worship God back then you would be in some big trouble but I don’t know if that’s a fact or not. I know in certain places it was and others it wasn’t. I mean I guess it all depends on the culture which it still does in some places. The main point of the conclusion was to put his main facts in that he wanted to be in the expert because in my opinion that was one the longest part of the expert. Which is different from the other things we have read over the year because usually the conclusion is when they  write their last thoughts and sentences while the body of the story that they put all the major information that the reader should need to know about that expert/ story. The benefits of him leaving the society are one, is that he would be away from all the people and if the society isn’t going good then he can be away from everyone for as long as he wants. I would probably miss certain kinds of food but not that many people not gonna lie, not a big fan of a lot of people to be honest, if I could I would stay in a cave for a certain amount of time just to get away from these stupid, annoying people. I think a modern reader should take out that you make your own decisions, you may get influenced by other people but people need to learn to think for themselves and not let other people may up their minds.

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blog #14

If we are being honest I still don’t understand it. I don’t know what to say about it referring to the blogs because I just don’t know. I read the note page you put in but I still don’t get it. Everyone is saying Transcendentalism is one of the hardest things in English 11 we will ever learn, which so far it really seems like it. I’m not gonna say it is just yet, I read the guided notes and I try asking other people but they just don’t get it either. I have been trying to think of what to say in this blog ever since it was assigned to us, but I just can’t put together what to say but I mean I guess I can try so here we go. So far it sounds like it’s a religious topic, it sounds like its about God and Jesus which I mean I don’t have a problem with but I feel like if it is about that its a little risky to talk about it when not everyone in this school is religious but I mean I guess its what you want to teach us about so I’ll try to understand what your talking about. Not trying to be rude but I know that man is naturally good, that is false no one is just born perfect and good, that’s not how this world works but if it did this society would be perfect with no school shootings, no racism, etc. I don’t think people are just born evil, but I do think society needs rules to keep it from doing bad things but I feel like people who grow up in bad places/ around bad people then they kind of get those bad habits. You can’t just be born good or born evil if you could that would be very interesting with our society and some peoples beliefs.  Thinking people are going to turn out good naturally is having false hope, having people be around certain people can reflect on someone else causing them to do bad things or act a certain way.

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Blog 14 Independent reading

I used to love reading books, I would sit there and read them all the time. But then the AR tests came and now I hate it. I can’t sit there and read a book and then test on it I won’t remember half the stuff that happened in the book. Most people can remember books they read years ago, but I can’t I don’t comprehend things from books as easy as other people do. I have to read the book twice and then make my self questions that I would think they would have on the test or else I won’t do good on it. Now I hate reading because of the AR tests. I got the book Bruiser, my friend read it and she said it was a really good book so I thought I would read it. After reading the first chapter of my book I think this kids sister is going on a date and he’s going to show up and ruin it or he’s going to their and she won’t be there she will be somewhere else doing something else. My reaction to this book so far is this older brother is a little over protective like all older brothers and he just wants his little sister to be safe and he doesn’t want her to get hurt. My concerns for doing the trailer for this book is getting everything  I think is going to be important all in the trailer. Trailers aren’t as long as people think they are. I think its going to be easy because there will be a lot of good pieces of drama and the higher/more dramatic points in the book.

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