If you were to say you have never been jealous before, you’d be lying. If it were over a person, or even a toy another kid owned in your youth, we’ve all been jealous. I find jealously to be the main problem in our society today. It evolves around money, talent, and even appearance. So much in appearance that there’s comments on posts, dragging other people down for a body part or look. Girls are going ham over the so called “ideal” body shape. Why can’t it just be your body shape that is ideal? Why can’t we just accept ourselves and not compare each other? Although, It doesn’t always occur around refined subjects. Jealously can also be laced in with greed, and lust. As you can tell, the comparison between figures is just as bad as the juxtaposition is between poor and wealthy; including politics! These days politicians are competing for power, driven by greed. So much so that if one politician were to be doing a better job as to reaching that goal, the other would try their best to stop them; usually caused by envy, jealously and the thought of the public’s opinion. Of course the mind goes along the tracks of thinking that you want the Community to think highly of you, but, how can that happen if this person is doing better at your job than you? How does this make everyone think of you, a failure? Oh no no, I can’t be a failure. Is this fair? Obviously not. And that’s where it starts. This is showing us that we’re taught failing is where it stops, that this it where it’s over. But that’s not right. We all make mistakes, only some choose to bounce back. We think of mistakes as failure, but failure is not getting back up and trying, trying until you’ve made it. This is what we want kids to base success off. Not thinking we have to be the best, and that others can’t be in the way of our goals.
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“The grass is always greener, but it’s just as hard to mow,” a quote from John Butler, demonstrating how we want what others have; but it is just as hard to handle as what we already obtain. We all have learn to love and accept what we’ve got, because everyone’s the same in the end. We all share the privilege of our earth and it’s resources, why get so worked up over the physical aspect of something miraculous, like our bodies when all that matters is our minds and souls. Jealousy is between all the cracks and crevasses of our society. It’s ugly but it’s human kind. Instead of using the energy you create from jealousy to tear people down, use it to build them up. It’ll make better of the situation. Make society a better place.
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