Value Of Respect

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Introduction: Respect. What does it mean and who deserves your respect? Respect is generally considered a positive feeling or an action shown towards someone or something considered important. It is a sense of admiration for good or valuable qualities. It is also the process of honoring someone by exhibiting consideration for their needs or feelings. Some people think that showing respect is somehow degrading. They feel that it is the “weak peoples” duty show respect to the mighty or powerful ones in our society. I think that this is a complete misunderstanding. It is not a weakness to see the value in others. It shows immense strength and it shows that you is secure enough on your own, to be able to look out into the world to see the value…show more content…
The most recent data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , that for every 1,000 births, 4.8 white infants die in the first year of their life. For black babies, that number is 11.7,! Scientists and doctors have spent decades trying to understand what makes African-American women so vulnerable to losing their babies. Now you probably wonder what this has to do with respect? Well it is actually a growing consensus between scientists, that racial discrimination experienced by black mothers during their lifetime, makes them less likely to carry their babies to full…show more content…
It all started with the actress Alyssa Milano that encouraged women in 2017 to speak up about sexual harassments. She told them to use the hashtag #metoo on social media to enlighten everyone about the big problem with female oppression. Twitter confirmed to CBS news that over 1.7 million tweets included the hashtag metoo, and this is just twitter. I feel for the women who have blamed themselves for years for the action of a man and the oppression of society that before, so often blamed women for being raped or sexually abused. But I also feel for the men that are innocently
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