Thinking Challenge Excerpt-The Voiceless Generation - Emily M. Pascual09-27-2011
The hard reality is that our generation as a whole is under informed and over complacent. The system may be flawed, but the only way to bring about significant change is to engage ourselves in the democratic process. Our generation seems more celebrity obsessed and needs to realize the effects of choosing apathy over engagement, before we become a politically voiceless generation.
We cannot expect favorable results when we do nothing to bring them about. That is at the core of P. Diddy's "Vote or Die" campaign, and the message he tried to convey to us back in 2004. Do something or expect nothing. Still, we should not rely on P. Diddy or any other Hollywood celebrities to engage our generation in political participation. We can do it ourselves!
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