• CarterK22
Seventeen View Comment
  • @CarterK22
  • January 17, 2022

Anna, thank you for sharing your poem. I hope you submitted this as one of your poems for the competition because this is very good. I hope you continue to write after this class is over because I think you have more to say. Great piece!

I agree that school is no longer about learning and is about passing. There are many ways in which I think the modern education system can do more damage than benefits. However, this can be fixed with a change in the culture around learning. From K-8 I went to...

The Benefits of Strict Gun Laws View Comment
  • @CarterK22
  • January 5, 2021

I agree that gun control laws are needed to keep people safe. It is easier to buy a gun than to get a loan in many places in the United States. Personally I struggle with the idea if having gun should be a right. Other first world countries have...

America: Land of Differences View Comment
  • @CarterK22
  • November 3, 2020

First off this is a very well written piece. Your sources do a good job supporting your argument and you are able to connect them back to your main point. I like the line "Through voicing our opinions and feelings toward problems we see in our community and country,...

Legalize Weed……… Yes/No? View Comment
  • @CarterK22
  • October 16, 2020

While think doing anything illegal is wrong, I think a path towards the decriminalization or legalization of marijuana is a step in the right direction. Marijuana has been shown to be addictive in only severe cases or marijuana use disorder. For an average consumer it would be no more...

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