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Topics: Thought, Core issues in ethics, Good and evil Pages: 2 (352 words) Published: October 2, 2013
Perez, Edward
2/26/13
Period 6
Mr.Christov
Responsibility
Everyone has the ability to make the right choices. It's all in the decision-making skills someone acquired over their lifetime. I think that Stephanie Marston's quote, “You have many choices. You can choose forgiveness over revenge, joy over despair. You can choose action over apathy...You hold the key..”, emphasizes the importance of decision-making.

There are many choices that need to be made in every single individual's life on this planet. Depending on the person's decision-making skills, his/her's future can have a negative or postitive impact. Marston's quote, “You have many choices. You can choose forgiveness over revenge, joy over despair. You can choose action over apathy...You hold the key.”, implies the concept of responsibility. Your choices are what guide you through your life. Marston's quote also emphasizes the importance of freedom of choices. When a certain situation stands in front of you, it is up to you to make the right choice.

Some people make wrong choices in their life that can affect them in the future. Other people see the light and make the correct choices in their life. Those choices can greatly benefit them in the future. Surveys suggest that 2/3 teens will make the wrong irresponsible choice in their future. ScienceDaily.com says that researchers have “determined that even though humans' ability to weigh choices is remarkable advantageous, it can also come with some serious liabilities.” Humans can distinguish between good and bad choices, but whether good or bad, it can come with some negative consequences. ScienceDaily.com also says that “People faced with numerous choices, whether good or bad, can have the urge to choose the bad choice.” In other words, when under pressure, people can lose the ability to distinguish between correct and incorrect choices.

Stephanie Marston's quote, “You have many choices. You can choose forgiveness over revenge, joy over...
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