ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Desperate for Unity

Updated on February 16, 2016

People often say the new generations are ignorant and oblivious. On behalf of the newest generation I have to admit that maybe we are ignorant and oblivious, but maybe every generation is and was. If you look at generations before us, there was much more chaos and hatred, much more violence and mercilessness. Slavery, the Holocaust, even the way the founders of America barged in here stealing the natives land and we do not really think much of it. People are still looking at what is wrong with the world now without realizing how gruesome the past was or noticing how much we have progressed. The world used to be survival of the fittest; there have been many people who have done nasty things for power or freedom, but the more we unite and put our knowledge together, the better we can live. It does not have to be a dog eat dog world any longer. We can survive together, and I say we not as a nation but as a world. We are just still too oblivious to see that we only further our problems and destroy vital resources by fighting. Looking back at our history, you would think we would have learned by now.

I believe history is one of the most important subjects, but I also believe that they are teaching it all wrong. When we think of history class, we think of some bland voiced dude lecturing a classroom about what George Washington did when he was a teenager but history should actually be taught as preparation for the future. If we are educated the proper way, maybe we will not let bad history repeat itself and we can let good history be built. Us as humans are becoming more aware of things but we are not realizing it quick enough. It was only a little less than 100 years ago when there were entire nations being manipulated by one mastermind to create a superior race when not even he met the credentials of his so called “Aryan race.” Not long before that, there were literally people who purchased other people as property against their will right here in America, the land of the FREE. There will hopefully never be another Holocaust or any form of slavery as bad as there was, but to a certain extent, we still see these in the world today. Thankfully, this world is beginning to fight these issues simply because weas humans are beginning to realize that we are allhumans. Though we are becoming smart enough to realize genocide and buying people against their will is a terrible idea, we still to this day treat each other horribly and bury our heads in the sand too often.

Our countries are still at war and we do not even know what we are fighting about anymore. We just spend ridiculous amounts of money on artillery,and then blame each other to be the reason why we are broke. If we live in harmony without violence we no longer have to fight over crumbs. Together we have enough resources to last all of us until this earth crumbles. Using all of our money and resources to fight war is completely contradicting the reasons why we go to war in the first place. The way our countries fight almost reminds me of a cafeteria full of kids having a food fight, and then watching everyone get pissed at each other because they are still hungry after launching burgers across the room. We have not yet realized that we still let our natural instincts get the best of us and fight for dinner that we can easily eat together.

Maybe one day my children, your children, or their children, or even our grandchildren’s children will have a history textbook that has an entire unit on when the world found peace, but if you notice, the only time our species unites is when the proverbial crap hits the fan for all of us. Why do we need something tragic to happen in order for us to not worry about what we do and do not like about each other? We never care about each other until we are in a life or death situation. Why can’t we just accept each other and make the world a better place now? When America was attacked on September 11th nobody worried about anybody’s flaws. Everyone moral prayed for each other all around the world. When Paris was attacked not long ago, every moral person around the world prayed for Paris. Now let’s look at the world as a whole:Is something horrible going to have to happen to all of us before we stop fighting like children? Let’s be moral without tragedy.

Spiders prey on insects. Lions prey on deer. Humans prey on humans.

Why though?


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)