How to create peace in our culture

Essay by llamapoopHigh School, 10th gradeA-, April 2007

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Peace"If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace." -John Lennon. This statement is true not only to the generations of John Lennon but to the newer and younger generations as well. Peace must be given a chance and be broadcasted throughout the media. To be successful in creating peace, we should look at the flaws and the successful areas of the past where the people attempted at creating peace. We then must create a plan on how we will go about creating peace.

In order to get people interested in stopping the violence of the world, we need to control the media. Unfortunately we live in a world that believes anything that is said on Fox or CNN. This would be one of the only ways to get peace any attention from the public or politicians. "Whoever controls the media, controls the mind."-Jim


"I Have a Dream" by Martin Luther King Jr. was delivered in 1963 to the masses in order to provoke us onto forcing the government to abide to our new peaceful idea of life. This speech made a large effect on the people of the time but it was not enough to change the government. In 1969, Woodstock was the largest musical event of the time. It lasted 3 days and nearly a half million people attended. These events all sparked small political changes, but not enough. In order to be sure of success, we must change our approach.

If we are to achieve the goal of creating peace, we must not stop pressuring the government to stop the war. We need to inform the public with true facts and reassure them with actual statistics. The younger generations need to now fix the problems that their fathers created. Although...