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10 Ways to Make America Better in 2019

Ellen Levitt

Posted on December 30, 2018 14:00

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Ten ways and means to a better nation in this coming year... personal methods.

Here are ten ways I suggest for making the United States (and the world) a better place for us all. Ponder them and put them into action. 

1. Be careful about what you post on social media: pictures, text, data. Curate with care. Watch your settings and your language use. Minimize your use of curse words. Avoid insulting people based on their race, ethnicity, gender, physical appearances.

2. If you drive, drive carefully. Watch the road. Avoid being aggressive or argumentative. Do not rush the pedestrians. Watch for bike riders.

3. If you drink alcohol or smoke marijuana, do so carefully and wisely. Watch your intake. Clean up after yourself.

4. Be sexually responsible and respectful. Quite bluntly, do not rape or molest others. Do not tolerate rape or molestation. Consent is necessary. 

5. Promote literacy: reading and writing, mathematical, civic too. While we're at it, promote literacy of the arts and music. Visit museums. Read. Read more.

6. Promote democracy. Encourage others to vote and to contact their representatives and government with worthwhile suggestions and complaints. Encourage people to get involved in civic activities that are worthwhile and not violent.

7. Re-read the United State Constitution and the Declaration of Independence. Think about these crucial documents and discuss them with people of varying opinions and viewpoints. While you're at it, read other famous American documents and speeches, and ponder their meanings for the past and the present.

8. Listen to people who have different viewpoints than yours. Speak with them in a civil manner. Read from more than one website and more than one news source. 

9. Improve our physical environment at least a little bit each day. Do not litter. Reduce your water use at home and at work. Reuse items. Many things you no longer want or need might be wanted or needed by someone else; donate them. 

10. Help children. Respect children. Too many children are mistreated. Volunteer to help them. Don't disparage children who are disabled or poor or different. Try not to let children die on our watch. Do not abuse children, physically or sexually or verbally. Do your best not to tease or bully, and do your best to stop others from bullying and teasing.

There are many other ways that we can make America better again. Think about them and put them into action. It is up to us all to make 2019 a better year than 2018. 

 

 

Ellen Levitt

Posted on December 30, 2018 14:00

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