Persuasive Essay

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Persuasive Essay
Imagine a world where citizens weren't able to choose their own jobs. Not being able to choose might become a reality. Lately citizens have been talking about if people should be given a job based on their abilities. Some say that would be a great for our society, but others think everyone should have the freedom of choice instead of being assigned careers. Having the same job until you retire might get boring. “Today, the average person changes jobs ten to fifteen times (with an average of 11 job changes) during his or her career, which means a good amount of time is spent changing employment” (http://jobsearch.about.com/od/employmentinformation/f/change-jobs.htm) That is what Alison Doyle an employment expert that has many years of experience in human resources, job searching, career development, with a focus on online job searching, professional networking, and employment issues, trends and technologies said. This statement proves my reason because having one job for the rest of the public’s lives keeps people from trying new things. Alex Lickerman, M.D. a, former Director of Primary Care at the University of Chicago said “Trying something new keeps you from becoming bored. Even I, the most routine-loving person I know, become bored if I'm not continually challenged in some way.” (http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/happiness-in-world/201004/trying-new-things) Over all change is good but everyone wouldn’t have change if we couldn’t choose careers. Some depend on those choices and the freedom of change. “Autonomy and Freedom of choice are critical to our well-being, and choice is critical to freedom and autonomy. Nonetheless, though modern Americans have more choice than any group of people ever has before, and thus, presumably, more freedom and autonomy, we don't seem to be benefiting from it psychologically”—quoted from Ch.5, The Paradox of Choice, 2004. Well some people depend on those changes other people depend on freedom isn’t that one...
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