Motivated to Save the World
There is a popular writer by the name of David Brooks. According to the text book (“Good Reasons pg. 362”). David is from New York and has written articles for Wall Street, New York Times, PBS as well as other books and magazines. David wrote a piece entitled “Sam Spade at Starbucks”. In this article David talks about, what he refers to as social entrepreneurship. Mr. Brooks explains that although it is a good thing to want to do well, help others and change the world, it cannot happen if there is a disregard for politics, because without governing laws and directives, the people or the cause they are fighting to change will perish.
David gives us food for thought about engaging in and creating services that are geared towards changing or perhaps saving the less fortunate people that are living in social injustice. Mr. Brooks applauds the people that are excited to make a difference, but lets us know that their efforts are in vain if they think change is possible without the process of politics. David informs us …show more content…
Sam Spade was a realist. Sam made no discrepancy in comparison to the criminals and himself everyone has a good and bad side. We all have to in some ways thicken our skin in order to maintain a standard of morals. In the old movie that David refers to, known as Maltese Falcon. The Maltese Falcon (1941) is one of the most popular and best classic detective mysteries ever made. (http://www.films)
He uses this contrast between the detective and the socialist to help us understand that no matter how much compassion we have it may turn into shambles if we do not embrace the laws, because the regulations helps us to not only keep order but they help us not to become