Some of you may know that I absolutely adore my French teacher. The main reason for that is because he’s seriously so interesting (and I’m the last one that would say that about a teacher!). He loves having debates and talking about other things than grammar (which is great because I hate it) AND he’s a total feminist, I swear it’s amazing. So on Wednesday, we were doing vocabulary and somehow we started talking about the world (like how the orange guy is in charge of America and how terrible the animals are treated for their meat, etc…). Me being me I was up for this debate and took part in it. To be honest it was the most depressing hour I’ve had in my life. All the horrible things that are happening…it’s just…I don’t even know where to start, I mean I can start at animal slaughtering and the list goes on and on and on…and let me not even get started on all the hatred between cultures or genders.
Up and till now I had NO idea what I was going to do later on. When people asked I would answer by ‘oh…I really don’t know. I mean I’m doing physics but…that’s not really something I want to do for the rest of my life…’ and always thought ‘I want to do something that makes a difference, something that helps’. But I never knew in what way.
Yesterday it clicked. I want to do something to help the world. I’m not yet sure what but I know that I’ve found a subject that’s really important, we have to do something about all these horrors and I think that’s the path I want to follow.
I obviously knew what was happening around the world and read about them. But I tried not to think about them too much because the list is too big. And because it’s sad how low we have sunken. That Nazis and white supremacists are walking down the streets shouting ‘white lives matter’ and terrorising people. I thought we were in 2017 not in 1940…And the president goes to social media to apologise about the murder of a woman. If any of you still think that Trump is doing good things or support him then please click away from this post. You can have your views and I respect that but I’m not here to argue about political views and know that I don’t agree with him.
But the truth is that we can’t just avoid the subject our whole life. Maybe don’t think about it 24/7 because you’ll only be depressed after that but we should all be aware of these things that are happening around us. And they’re happening because of us.
And that’s what I really want to do. Help the world.
Without even knowing it, my teacher helped me open my eyes. Again it was very depressing but sometimes we need to hear these things how they are and not sugar coated. Because the fact is everyday pollution is getting worse, everyday we consume so much energy, everyday so many animals are slaughtered in a cruel way (I’m not saying that we shouldn’t eat meat but the way that we treat them isn’t right). And if we don’t do something then well we’ll all be walking around with oxygen masks because the air is so polluted. Although I can’t do much for the moment, I’m hoping that one day I’ll be able to help the world in one way or the other. Even if I don’t make much of a difference, small water drops make an ocean. Small things accumulate and make a big difference.
This definitely wasn’t the happiest post I’ve ever written but I felt the need to share this.
Thank you to all the people that have stuck till the end of this post. 🙂
XOXO, Rosie <3
GOING BACK TO HAPPY SELF IN MY NEXT POST!!!