John F. Kennedy's Speech Analysis

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Last week, I almost lost 2000 RMB simply by making a naïve choice. To achieve my goal for this year –buying a camera – I tried to buy a second-handed camera off the internet last week. I was very excited, but when I asked my mom, she told me that this was not safe did not approve. The next day, I found out that the seller was a fraud! And this is why you always have to listen to your mother. If it wasn’t for my mom, I would have paid the price because I just wanted the camera so bad that I lost my logic. I couldn’t think that buying camera from the internet was a risk. After that, I learned a valuable lesson: to prevent suffering from losses, you need to think rationally. I believe logic can improve way of life. The authors of the rationalist…show more content…
Instead of oneself, think about the society and one’s role in it. Caring for the society is caring for yourself. During his speech, “Inaugural Address”, John F. Kennedy asks the citizens, “And so, my fellow Americans: Ask not what your country can do for you – ask what you can do for your country.” Logic is the only way to eliminate the universal (general) blaming. It can respond any situation with intellectual reasons rather than with emotion. If everybody moves by one reason, we won’t bump into each other. The society will develop faster. John Kennedy infers the power of the citizens by saying, “In your hands, my fellow citizens, more than in mine, will rest the final success or failure of our course.” The order of people will become the background of achieving better life for…show more content…
It can stop genocide. Think about Crusades, WWII, terrors by terrorists, colonial conquests, etc. which happened because of the illogical, emotional decisions of nations. A rationalist senior in KIA, David Lee YH, said, “The world runs on logic and without it, it would not function.” Many people died because of war. Thomas Paine opposes war by saying, “My own line of reasoning is to myself as straight and clear as a ray of light. Not all the treasures of the world, so far as I believe, could have induced me to support an offensive war, for I think it murder.” When we look back, not one war leaves no regret. All because of the selfishness, lust, misunderstanding and racism, many precious lives
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