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1Jaidee MarshallProfessor PerkinsEnglish 1C15 July 2019What It Takes to be a Good Human BeingWhat makes somebody a good person? Plenty of things, right? Being kind, fair, andrespectful. Somebody who doesn’t mind sharing. There are many different character traits thatdecide whether or not a person is “good.” It may vary for certain people. Opinions are differenton what it takes to be a “good” human being. Not everyone will agree with each other. However,I think we can all agree that while there are plenty of bad people in the world, how our characteris viewed depends on multiple subjects and criteria.When I moved to California from Washington, I remember meeting many new familiesand people, as you do when you move to a different town. After getting to know one another, Iremember my mother saying either, “They’re good people,” or, “I don’t like their vibes,” as wewalk away. I never understood how my mom could tell after just one conversation. All I knewwas that Mom was always right, so those people must not be very nice. But what separated themfrom the “good people?” Sara Nodell writes in her article, “What Makes A Person Good OrBad?,” about how and why she believes people come to conclusions on other people’s characters.Yet, it is so hard for us to decide that when a person who has at one time done a bad thing but isshowing they have a good heart that they have a positive character and good morals,” Nodell

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