The Ignorance of Man. It's a Persuasive essay. My teacher gave me a 5, (which is a 90% on her scale). Comment was "Excellent Work! Very articulate with strong opinions!"

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The Ignorance of Man

I would like to start off by saying that the opinions stated here are my opinions and not meant to harm anyone in anyway. It has come to the attention of many people that our world is growing beyond the control of the government; that music has lost all but a shred of decency; that clothes and television are becoming more and more revealing, and while we may be the same race, culture, or gender, we can be so cruel and appalling to our own people . Our world is going to shambles and many are allowing it. There are crimes, murders, homicides, rapes, and any other form of offense committed every second of the day, right under our noses. Just a few months ago, there was a disagreement outside of a bar, and soon enough there was a full-fledged fight, complete with guns and a steel pipe.

There were more than 10 witnesses watching in amusement, not doing anything to break up the fight or even attempt to call someone for help. When police tried to break the two gentlemen apart, they turned from hitting each other to hitting the police man. They successfully beat him unconscious and left the scene without ever being caught or charged. The witnesses simply left because the blood bath was over, never looking over their shoulders to see the battered officer. The policeman was finally found by a kind soul who called 911, and was rushed to the emergency room in critical condition. What kind of a world is this turning into when even the police cannot stop a brawl? There was a case where a woman, married with two kids, was walking home alone one night. Stressed and tired from work, she leaned against a brick wall to...