Writing assigmnet - Jimmy Lauria Professor Kim Intro to...

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Jimmy Lauria Professor Kim Intro to Sociology 6 October 2010 As children, we are told many things that may not be completely true. While it may seem immoral to lie to children, it is actually for their benefit. When growing up, our imagination is at its peak. If someone tells us we can be anything we put our mind to, we believe them. We are more likely to apply ourselves when we believe we can do something, so naturally childhood is a good time to implement these ideals. At the same time however, these acts of disenchantment can be hurtful while still in our young and impressionable stages Choices and knowledge gained during adolescence effect not only immediate consequences but also affect the character qualities that keep consistent into adulthood. Adolescence is filled will rebellion and teen angst. As children our parents frequent phrases insisting that our lives will be filled with such adventure. “Of course you can play professional soccer in Brazil son.” While these specific occurrences do not necessarily improve the outcome our lives, it is in the disenchantment of these that affect our character. Our parents rarely realize what exactly they have done. Tearing down the ideas that we will all become president or be professional athlete’s plants in our minds the question of what
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2011 for the course SOCI 1000 taught by Professor Kim during the Fall '11 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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