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For Every Action There Will Be a Reaction
Ruby Minor
Gen 200
May 28, 2012
Prof. Rory Morris

For Every Action There Will Be a Reaction
Thesis Statement
Every day choices or decisions are made from experiences taught or from experiences learned. The only choices to be responsible for are the ones that are considered honorable or right. Also bad decisions are made but people do not want to be accountable for them. In life the choices made will guide the way people live whether responsible or irresponsible. Only be responsible for personal decisions. Outline

I. Overview
II. Choices we make
A. work
B. To go to school
C. To have a family
III. Be responsible for my life
A. Time To management
1. Prioritizing
2. Studying
IV. Responsibility can lead to future success
A. Happiness
B. Leadership
IV. Conclusion
For Every Action Will Be a Reaction

Personal responsibility to me is acknowledging responsibility for actions and decisions made, accepting the consequences that may follow from them, and understanding that others around will be involved. Every day choices or decisions are made from experiences taught or from experiences learned. The only choices people want to be responsible for are the decisions considered honorable or right. People also make bad decisions but do not want to be accountable for them. In life the choices made will guide the way people live whether responsible or irresponsible. Only be responsible for he/she decisions. As noted by Ron Haskins (2009), “Personal responsibility is the willingness to both accept the importance of standards that society establishes for individual behavior and to make strenuous personal efforts to live by those standards. But personal responsibility also means that when individuals fail to meet expected standards, they do not look around for some factor outside themselves to blame.” Parents try to guide their...
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