Changing Worlds

Essay by EssaySwap ContributorHigh School, 12th grade February 2008

download word file, 4 pages 0.0

Downloaded 19 times

The evolution of life has created changes from micro - organism to eventually the human being. The complex society of every country on earth has produced an extensive range of people, from wealthy businessmen to neglected mothers struggling to make ends-meat.

Life isn't fair. Children starve on the street while obese people eat in indolence. That's is life and that's just the way it is.

A good way to look at the differences between the present and an alternate world is to look back at earlier life and consider how our lives have changed since then.

In 1976 a small child living in the ghettos of California with his heroin addict mother. Tupac Amaru Shukur grew up hoping and striving for change within his meaningless life and for the lives for others around him. He endeavored to provoke positive change within in the hearts of people through his music and poetry.

In a court hearing in 1994 Shakur stated, "we need to make some changes. Let change the way we eat, let's change the way live and let's change the way we treat each other. See the old way wasn't working so it's upon us to do what we have too to survive." (Changes, 1994.) His music and poems where filled with hope and passion to try and create a more optimistic and positive outlook in life for people like him. As he grew up he was idolized as the "new hope" for the poor and less fortunate.

One of his many poems 'And 2morrow', (1994) illustrates the cold truth of life for many his hopeful premonition for the future.

"But tomorrow I see a change, a chance to build anew, built on Spirit, intent of heart and ideas based on truth." Shakur, the composer of poem has used simple...