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Persuasive Speech: Don't Blindly Seek Fame and Fortune

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It is possible to go through your entire life without exploring the meaning of life. But I can't see how a person can direct one hundred percent of their efforts throughout their life to one philosophy without asking themselves the big question. If you don't know what you are doing something for, isn't it hard to get enthusiastic about it. Unless, of course, the activity is inherently enjoyable.

Let's do a quick survey. Hands up those that think a life spent without goals is pointless. How about a person who doesn't achieve any of her goals, a failure?  And if a person has lofty goals and achieves most of them, she's got to be a success right? But why is that? Further more, why do we put the latter group of people on a pedestal and worship them through the media.

 

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