Pravinee Hurbungs: A Brief Note On Equality

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As a student at Oak Grove Middle School, for a while, I've been thinking a lot about equality. We, as people, always say “everyone's equal,” but do we really mean it is the big question? To me, equality is something we should all believe in and support. In my mind, equality, is accepting and believing in others no matter what their race, gender, or beliefs are or how they differ from those around them. I agree that some people are bad and have done some very stupid things, but even though they can change, we tend to judge their family or even their race because of it and it's really truly not ok. I’m sure you know the saying “Never judge a book by it's cover,” well, not only that, but some people do judge the book by its author as well and they decide not to read it because they don't like the author’s opinion. …show more content…

Equality - it’s amazing how quick we are to judge someone, but in reality they could have turned out to be the best person you’ve ever known. A quote that really made an impression on me is, “ We were all human until race disconnected us, religion separated us, politics divided us and wealth classified us.” by Pravinee Hurbungs. We should never allow a human to believe that anyone is above or below us, yet beside us. It doesn't matter who you are, what you look like, where you come from, what your beliefs are, or your story is, people are people and they can change, however; they don't have to and are not expected or forced to, they’re human! You’re human. We shouldn't change because someone doesn’t accept us for who we are. We change to give back the wrong we’ve done or to improve or benefit ourselves. Remember, no one’s perfect, but they’re human and they deserve to be treated honorably in a respectful manner no matter who they are or how different they may

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