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Commentary Of Ben Stein Essay

795 words - 4 pages

Response to Ben Stein’s Commentary

Ben Stein shared a few confessions for a purpose. He wanted us to realize the reality of life in modern society. He wanted us to realize how ignorant we are, especially when it comes to our faith in God.

In his first confession, he says that he has no clue who Nick and Jessica are, yet they are all over the covers of magazines. He has no interest in the lives of celebrities and says, “If this is what it means to be no longer young, it’s not so bad.” Through this confession, he wants to prove how publicized celebrities’ lives are and it influences and intrigues young people today. He says it with a tone of annoyance by saying, “I have no freaking clue ...view middle of the document...

There are so many crazy stories on the daily news lately, such as parents killing their children or people setting others’ houses on fire. There is so much hate in today’s world. God, in His own way, is making us aware of all of this hatred. The world now is changing and it is a scary thought that all of this is a sign that the world is coming to an end. There are many beliefs and even proof that the world will end soon. I, however, believe that no matter how sure or convinced scientists are, God is the only one who can determine when the world will end.

I believe that all of these catastrophes are a sort of pay back and are well deserved to the people in our society today. Many people now no longer value life. They no longer have morals or a good conscience. People do not think before they act. For example, drugs, alcohol, and sex are abused, even by young teenagers. What ever happened to chastity until marriage and self-respect? People are forgetting about God and that He is there to help us, as long as we are willing to accept Him into our lives.

The youths of the current generation are very different to how youths used to be....

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