Essay About Changing The World

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I want to start my essay with words told by Russian writer Leo Tolstoy: “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.” Most of people want to change the world, don’t they? But if you want to change something, you should start with yourself. I’m no different from them – in fact, I’m probably more likely to claim this statement. This desire to change the world all sounds very heroic and noble and grand. But is it possible? Is it really possible to change the world, to make huge differences so that people hail us and shower us with praise? Overall, many of us are planning to change a couple of people, other part of the whole world. But change themselves it’s a bit hard. Why it happens? Everybody wants to change…show more content…
And it's all passed. In the hands of those who are at least doing something. Lying on the couch, you do not change, except for the couch, but that will come with time in the initial form. The only thing that you change this status in social networks, which, alas, no one will notice. Let me tell a story of a man throwing starfishes into the sea, which I’ll do my best to remember for you here: An elderly man was walking along the beach, admiring the beautiful view. As he walked, he noticed that a large group of starfishes had been washed ashore by the receding tide, and they were struggling to get back to the water. The man was saddened by this turn of events, but accepted that there was nothing he could do to change anything. The man walked on, continuing to notice the large numbers of helpless starfishes, until he saw another man in the distance standing at the water’s edge amongst the starfishes. Curious, the elderly man walked over to him, wandering what he was up to. As he got closer, the elderly man could see that the younger man was picking up starfishes, one by one, and throwing them back out into the sea. Astonished, the elderly man got close enough for the other man to
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