Bad Choices Essays

  • Bad Choices

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    Bad Choices Choices, everyone goes through them sometimes you make good ones and sometimes you make bad ones. In my case I’ve mad a lot of bad choices in my Junior year of High School. I’ve learned the hard way about making bad choices, lying, and being disrespectful to my family. In some ways I think learning the hard way was good for me, otherwise I might not have learned at all. After being in trouble and experiencing the worst of my past high school years, I have new motivation to get everything

  • Captain Jonsen's Bad Choices

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    destiny. Good decisions lead to a good destiny, but bad decisions leads to a tragic destiny. Furthermore, Captain Jonsen who is the tragic hero in Richard Hughes’s novel A High Wind in Jamaica makes a good example of how bad choices lead to a tragic destiny. Jonsen’s decisions that he made after the children aboard his ship cause the “…nail[s] in the coffin...” which is his final destiny (page 117). Throughout the tragedy, the three most damning choices Captain Jonsen makes are, not following the Clorinda

  • Fate And Destiny

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    terrible car accident occurred that killed them both. In this world we live in we face everyday choices. Maybe these people did not choose to die, but they maybe chose to drive in the car that day. Was what happened to them an accident or a bad twist of fate that was their destiny? Were these two wonderful people predestined to die at that moment or was it just an accident or did they just make a bad choice to drive in a car that day? It is my belief that we are here for some purpose. Some meaningful

  • Quest for The Dream in Black Girl Lost and Makes Me Wanna Holler

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    American minority. The African American and minority themes: "The Dream" and "Choice / Self Determination" are very significant in the two texts. The right choices have to be made and one must continue to have self- determination in order to reach "The Dream". In the two texts, both characters make plenty of good and bad choices and continuously try to have self- determination in order to achieve "The Dream", but their choices and determination led the characters to very different places. There are three

  • Caroline Bird's College Is a Waste of Time and Money

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    that most of the responses by students and parents quoted in the article still hold true. The author has set out to pursue the readers that college is a bad and unnecessary choice for today’s youth. Yet the author holds a bachelors and a masters degree from two different universities. I would think that if she thought college was really a bad choice and a waste of time and money, she would not have gone back to get her masters degree. I am a college student myself and there were only two things

  • Julius Caesar Tragic Hero (Brutus)

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    in the end a bad choice, Brutus always tries to do what is best for Rome and for the people. However even though all of Brutus’ motives are good he still has the tragic flaw of pride, which ultimately leads to his downfall. The reason that Brutus gets caught up in the conspiracy is because Cassias appeals to his pride and flatters him with forged letters from the Roman people saying he is a greater leader then Caesar. This flaw eventually leads to his downfall because of all the bad decisions it

  • The Legacy of President Bill Clinton

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    respected leader who learned as he went and made many valuable reforms? Or a president who didn’t hold to his promises, and lied to the country? President Clinton has done many things during his presidency. Some were good some were bad. He made some mistakes and bad choices, but in the whole, he helped our country excel and flourish. One of the things Clinton is most famous for, but not the proudest of, is his affairs. The issue of Clinton having an affair with Monica Lewinsky is purely personal

  • The Benefits of Being Stupid

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    a lot of free time on their hands for more of life’s truly meaningful pleasures. Some of these activities are combing facial hair, and counting the pixels on a Sony TV. Free time is also great for brainstorming (Admittedly this seems to be a bad choice of words!). Yet the ideas stupid people create tend to be original. For example, when was the last time someone stupid said something, and made one think about it? It seems that people are always talking about someone else’s dumb idea. For example

  • John Locke and The Rights Of Children

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    begotten." (Second Treatise, sec.56) Apparently, then, Locke believes that parents may overrule bad choices that their children might make, including self-regarding actions. Leaving aside Locke's duty of self- preservation, his theory permits adults to do as they wish with their own bodies. But this is not the case for children, because their lack of reason prevents them from making sensible choices. To permit a willful child from taking serious risks to his health or safety even if he wants

  • America, a Democracy?

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    America, a Democracy? America. What’s the first thought to come to your mind after hearing this? Democracy? Land of Rights? That would make sense. America, the land of the free. The land of opportunity. But is America really a democracy? A country for the people, by the people? To an extent, but not exactly. The people of this great country do not have unlimited rights and the freedom to do what they please. Many of the rights guaranteed by the Bill of Rights and the U.S. Constitution are being limited

  • Women in William Shakespeare’s Plays

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    that were not were portrayed as undesirable and even evil. When one considers Shakespeare’s female characters, one has to remember that the plays were written in a time when women were considered weak-minded creatures who were apt to make bad choices if given the freedom.  Shakespeare, for the most part, divided his female characters into two categories.  One was the docile, obedient, virtuous woman, the heroine in some cases, who embodied all that was desirable in a female.  The other was the

  • The Importance Of Bad Choices

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    knowledge about actions that are preventing you from achieving your desired state. Knowing those bad actions (or bad choices) you have been taking as well as still are taking, will arm you with the right knowledge about the dreadful consequences such bad choices entail. Being aware of each choice you make, especially the bad, negative choices, will motivate you to make good, positive choices in place of the bad, negative ones you have been making so far. So, what you need to do starting right NOW is- track

  • Hera's Bad Choices Analysis

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    Hera’s Bad Choices Artemis SD Hera You are the goddess of marriage. I understand that Zeus has cheated on you but that does not give you the right to punish other people. You should talk to Zeus about it. Him cheating on you does not give you the right to punish a nymph. It was not Echo’s fault that Zeus has cheated on you. Echo did not deserve to be cursed by you. All that Echo can do now is echo what people say. You do not have the right to punish the women that your husband has cheated on you

  • Choices and Consequences in the Epic of Gilgamesh

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    Choices and Consequences in the Epic of Gilgamesh Consequences are inevitable. A decision made today will have consequences that can last years or even a lifetime. Both Gilgamesh and Enkidu made choices that changed their lives forever. Consequences can be both positive and negative, but each is equally long lasting. Such is the case with the story of Gilgamesh. Enkidu was made because Gilgamesh was not capable of being a good King. He was too arrogant and oppressive. Gilgamesh chose to be

  • Beatitudes

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    different then someone who lives in a less desirable house and drives an old car. You should treat everyone how you would like to be treated. Just because someone can not afford some of the things as you might be able to does not mean that they are a bad person. We should accept everyone into our community. Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. The second Beatitude tells us that we should refuse violence and to be patient and God will be with you. You should not choose violence as

  • Romeo and Juliet: Fate or Bad choices?

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    Once in a while many people make bad decisions. Usually these decisions don’t cause them any harm in their futures, unlike Romeo Montague’s and Juliet Capulet’s decisions. In Verona, a city in Italy, two lovers fall in love. The catch is their families despise each other. Eventually Romeo get’s banished from Verona, and Juliet is forced to marry someone she doesn’t want to marry. Juliet takes a potion that knocks her out for 42 hours, and feigns her death, hoping she does not have to marry Count

  • Professional Gaming is a bad Career Choice

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    specified activity as a main occupation rather than a pastime (Collins English Dictionary, 2014). Thus, professional gaming is not a good career choice. From my eyes, as casual gamer, professional gaming is bad career choice because of a short career life, unstable income and demanding training. The first reason why professional gaming is a bad career choice is due to its short career life. For professional gamers it’s common that they retire about the age of twenty-five. This is because their reflexes

  • Bad Choices In Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet

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    Romeo and Juliet’s Death Young adults and teenagers often make bad decisions. They don’t think things through and go off the top of their head. Bad choices can be easily fixed by not being rash. “Romeo and Juliet” by William Shakespeare are about two lovers from enemy families that are destined to be together. They try to overcome adversity but end up dying for love. Although many people tried to help Romeo and Juliet, those efforts were not successful and it can be argued that Capulet, Romeo

  • Transgression In The Storm And We Real Cool

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    Transgression is any violation of the law, principle or duty. It is exceeding boundaries and limits as well as sinning. These different acts can affect people in many different ways; they may be detrimental to relationships, families, and friends. ‘'The Storm'' by Kate Chopin, ‘A Good Man is Hard to Find ‘' and "We Real Cool'' are similar in that transgression impacts the characters in theses stories/poems in different negative ways and serve a different purpose. Adultery, lying, underage drinking

  • Grades: A Measure of Knowledge or Detrimental Pressure?

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    In 2010, Alyssa faced one of the horrors students face: bringing home a bad report card. Afraid of her parents’ reaction, the girl hid her report card to avoid showing the grim 76, for she, like other kids, does not want to be grounded for it. However, should students feel pressured to get a high grade? Should kids fear getting a bad grade? In reality, no parent should punish their children because of a “bad” grade; such action is detrimental to the students’ health and relationships. There is a