Be the change you want to see in the World
It took me a while to figure out what i would do with my time if i was released from the school system. I like having guidelines, i like doing homework, accomplishing projects by deadlines, and if i get a good grade it just encourages me that im actually doing something right.
After being in school all my life, its quite discombobulating to be free of all rules. What do i do with the knowledge that i've acquired? I have been studying all this time to be something, pigeoned holed under a major. However, when we are out in the real world after we graduate, we can be whatever we want to be. No one telling you that since you studying architecture, you need to do a,b,c,and d before your time here is up. But what about after?! tell me what to do! Its hard to think about change.
But instead of being anxious and somewhat pessimistic, i guess i could be optimistic. Change can be good, scary, but good. Instead of thinking about the effects it would have on my comfort zone, i could get over myself and think about more important things. how can i help? how can i effect positive change in the world?
what do i want to see fixed?
The lack of respect we have for each other; the gap that we make between one another: Between us and the homeless, the drug abusers, the poor, the under educated, children being children. I feel a certain lack for human life. We don't see similarities. Its US versus THEM. Theres no need to intermingle worlds.
If i was free from the confines of the school systems, i would want to volunteer, i would want to work for an organization dedicated to the welfare of children. To help get families back on their feet. I want to help them get housing and jobs
I want to start at the root of the problem. To not work behind a desk, but to work with the people themselves and to see them succeed.
I want to get involved with those people and make them homes.
i guess i want to be in charge of habitat for humanity.
or the next Ty Pennington