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This poem really hit home for me because I live in a communiy where people do not appreciate their parents. I can't imagine what your parents went through. http://www.foxnews.com/world/2017/08/30/mexico-says-poverty-down-to-about-44-percent-population.html Even though poverty has declined, it's still bad there. I'm glad they decided to move you here and I'm glad...

Jenessa, This was a great post that really captures the dangers of social media in 2 major points. The physical deterioration of the eyes is unfortunately true, https://www.huffingtonpost.com/jacob-liberman-od-phd/phone-eyesight_b_978468.html. But also the social aspect. If people stopped comparing themselves to others and worked on being their best selves, we wouldn't have...

Jennifer, I am glad that you accept and honor what you have came from. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sheet/wp/2014/09/19/the-importance-of-a-name/?utm_term=.c37c81db7e34 Just like others have said in this article, names are important to all of us and give us special identity. It is crucial we get respect for it. But why do you think people would...

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  • @rlopez
  • February 16, 2018

Ellie, This is a great post and unfortunately, very truthful of today's society. Watch this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CPh8QoSdBPM&t=876s I wouldn't necessarily say it has the most accurate information, but it is very revealing and honest about youth today. The most important and undisputed fact in the video is that since social...

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Street Life View Comment
  • @rlopez
  • February 13, 2018

Elias, I like what you have, but your execution needs only slightly more work to be amazing. I would say in the beginning your speech needs to be more consistent and flowing, not too many pauses. Once you start talking about how much the mom means to you (in context...

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Success View Comment
  • @rlopez
  • February 12, 2018

Colin, This is a great post and you were able to argue effectively. Most people nowadays are too concerned measuring other people's success with other people. https://www.psychologytoday.com/articles/201711/the-size-success The only thing I would ask is this: do you think you find more sources? You have a really abstract concept, and finding...

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Stress is Life! View Comment
  • @rlopez
  • February 7, 2018

John, This post required a lot of effort from you and I'm glad I found it. I wish this interview can be transmitted to all high school students. Mr. Adamo was very distanced and did not get emotionally involved when answering the questions. This is good and further emphasizes the...

Dear Missy, I'm glad that you decided to write about this. This issue right here has the potential to greatly harm society. Many people nowadays use prescription medication or other drugs to treat mental illness and other disorders. Some articles I've read, like https://www.webmd.com/mental-health/medications-treat-disorders#3-7 say they do help. But others...

Emma, -This post was focused on obesity primarily. I mentioned the word overweight to cover the whole spectrum and be more general, because I realize obese is not the correct term to describe all unhealthy people, and if I was too specific, then the unhealthy people reading this wouldn't have...

Hunter, I will repeat what I said in my post. "There are people out there who have a legitimate and valid excuse for being obese." But what most people consider "legitimate" and "valid" are not. If I had to respond to your example, exercise would help her stay healthy and...

Ethan, I wish it was different Ethan, but stats don't affect people that much anymore. If that was the case, people would have listened to the growing cases of obesity these days and the problem would have lessened, or at the very least stayed the same, not grown exponentially. Obesity is...

Hi Tanner, I'm glad you brought this to my attention. I agree with you that the most effective way of trying to lose weight is weight gain itself, and then some people are able to look in the mirror and want to change their bad habits. But what I was...

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On the court or on the stage View Comment
  • @rlopez
  • January 10, 2018

Stephanie, I cannot fully express in words how proud I am that you've stuck with your son through your life. With abortion gaining momentum nowadays, (from http://www.bing.com/search?q=how+many+people+support+abortion&form=IE11TR&src=IE11TR&pc=EUPP_HPDTDFJS) 59% say abortion should be legal in all or most cases, it would have been the easier option to do that to...

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The Importance of Education View Comment
  • @rlopez
  • January 10, 2018

Mason, I'm glad someone decided to write about this. With all the criticism of education these days, it's good to see people defending it and appreciating it. Especially from http://schoolsofthought.blogs.cnn.com/2013/06/27/5-ways-students-changed-in-the-last-40-years/ and "But female students are narrowing the math gap, or even eliminating it." You mention that in your post as...

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Antidepressant Use Increasing View Comment
  • @rlopez
  • December 15, 2017

Anna, The antidepressant use is unfortunately rising. In this article, https://www.webmd.com/depression/news/20111019/use-of-antidepressants-on-the-rise-in-the-us it says, "About 11% of Americans aged 12 or older take antidepressants." That is a staggering high number when you think about it. I like it when you said, "I think that our new lifestyles of sitting indoors and being...

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Today’s Hook- Up Culture View Comment
  • @rlopez
  • December 15, 2017

Sofia, I totally agree that this is a prevalent part of society. I especially agree when you say, "Our generation is living in a time where technology controls our lives. It control our lives so much that it is reflected in how we form relationships with other people." It distorts...

Mia, I wish I could print this off and put this on a plaque in my school. Myself and other people, could surely relate to what this post means. But you said it yourself, "I think the best way to start doing things that benefit us is to train ourselves...

Averi, I agree that the stigma, showing "emotion is bad" is a falsehood. But I would still say feeling vulnerable is a not a good thing all time, it's an unfortunate reality of life that not many will care, or they pretend to care, sharing what you feel to anyone...

I would rank Deadpool 9/10, a refreshingly straightforward and satirical superhero movie that isn't interested in setting up a universe or future movies, it just wants you to have a good time. I would give The Dark Knight a 10/10, yes it's one of those few that deserves it....

Anna, I really want there to be a good video game movie. The only movie directly based off a game that was semi-good was Mortal Kombat, and semi-good may be too nice. If the filmmakers have a vision it could possibly work, but I doubt it. It sounds like they're...

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Pursuit Of Happiness View Comment
  • @rlopez
  • October 18, 2017

Fred, This is a very informative post and it needs more attention. How many people do you think go through their life and think to themselves that people only need money to be happy? Too many. But I especially like the part where you say we need intimate contact with...

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For What Will You Stand? View Comment
  • @rlopez
  • October 18, 2017

Thomas, You're absolutely right Thomas. He has the right to say what he feels, even the right to kneel during our National Anthem. I would defend his right to do that any day of the week. The question however whether the act of kneeling itself is right to do is...

Dear Ceceli, I am an only child as well and I can relate to this post a lot. After thinking about myself and people with siblings, this post rings true. https://www.sciencealert.com/scientists-have-discovered-that-being-an-only-child-affects-brain-structure This article tells of a similar article to yours as well, but the reason the only children have better...

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Trusting View Comment
  • @rlopez
  • October 17, 2017

Dear Mia, This is a very interesting post. As I have decided to trust and not trust people in the past, I have never thought of the deeper reasons for why I trust people. For exampe, I would say I trust people more on sincerity rather than competency or reliability,...

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The first Process Journal View Comment
  • @rlopez
  • October 2, 2017

Walter, I can relate to your post a lot because I live in Utah where I am exposed to bad air all the time. If I were you, I would get as many facts as possible about this, and cross reference with others. Have you checked the veracity of...

Dear Amran, This is a very necessary topic in today's day and age. Many people only focus on big businesses these days and do not consider the contribution the smaller businesses have on the economy. When you said, "They give people the opportunity to achieve financial independence, encourage innovation, and...

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Research Discussion View Comment
  • @rlopez
  • October 2, 2017

Dear Kavi, Gun control is a very controversial topic in America. You say, "I want to know both perspectives..." I believe gun control is a very flawed concept for the following reasons: 1) Criminals don't follow laws, if someone wants to break the law, they will. In other words, criminals don't...

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What is Happiness? View Comment
  • @rlopez
  • September 26, 2017

Dear Adelle, I'm sure I don't have to tell you this, but simplicity and care for the little things is an absolute necessity in life. I am a lot like you actually, I am student who procrastinates and has many responsibilities. And like you, if I don't appreciate the little...

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Successes vs. Failures View Comment
  • @rlopez
  • September 26, 2017

Dear Annie, Your question is a very intriguing one. But it is also subjective and can have a variety of answers. So you ask, " how it’s possible that these successes...can be powerful enough to overcome or equal them (failures)? It's good when you fail and you feel utterly terrible...

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