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Ayunisa 1 Hanifa Ayunisa EN 101/A Essay 4 December 9, 2010 Being a responsible person Being responsible is one of the prime needs for any person who wants to live independently in this world. As a child grows, he or she wants to be responsible for all of the people around her or him. However, the sense of responsibility comes at different times with different reasons for different people. In my case, I become a responsible person because of three important reasons, namely, the influence of my friends, parents, and my own desire to be responsible. Responsibility refers to a person and an action, and being responsible means having a capacity for moral decisions and therefore being capable of rational thought or action. So, when I make wrong decisions, I will prepare to take the responsibility for what I have done and accept all of the consequences for my action; whether good or bad consequences. Being responsible also means that I can be trusted by others. The first reason why I am being a responsible person is the influence of my friends. Friends play a big role in my life, and friends can also bring both positive and negative influences on me. For example if I have an aggressive friend, I may be an aggressive person too, just like my friend. However, I tend to choose friends who are similar to me in behaviors. My friends are not going to fully manipulate my judgment 100%, but they surely can change my perception. For example, when I felt miserable that my parents went back to their home country, Indonesia, I began to think that my family did not love me anymore. However, my friends gave
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