Commentary by Kim “Supermutt” Goodman
In the world today there is a lot of stress and a lack of love and compassion for one another. The problem that we face is greed. People care more about money than about people. Corporate greed is what caused Americans to lose a lot of jobs in 2007 and 2008. In my opinion, fear of not making a profit is what caused a lot of youth to have too much free time on their hands. The lack of love is what causes a lot of people to abuse and neglect each other. Not feeling loved is what makes a lot of people make a lot of negative mistakes in their lives not feeling a part makes a lot of youths turn to gangs.
The most important thing we must do in order to fix our society is to accept that our community is in trouble. Accepting allows us to open our mind up so that we can better understand the problems around us and why they exist. We must stop blaming each other, the government, the cities we live in, the rich, the poor, the mentally ill, the chemically dependent, homeless people, and anything else we can find to blame. Before you make a negative statement about our society or about people in it you have to ask yourself, “What am I doing to make the world a better place?”