Life Is to Easy for Young People Today

Topics: Youth, Young, Childhood Pages: 2 (782 words) Published: May 2, 2012
‘Life is too easy for young people today. They lack challenges and don’t have to fight for anything’ Write an article for a magazine of your choice which persuades your readers that this statement is either right or wrong. (24 marks)

I’m a fifteen year old boy living in London. So I guess I fit in the category of ‘young people’. I have been hearing the statement ‘Life is too easy for young people today. They lack challenges and don’t have to fight for anything’. But recently it has been said a lot more times than in the past. So I felt the need to reply to it for all the young people. As for my opinion on it I disagree to it. Yes some ‘young people’ have got it easy going, getting pretty much what they want when they want. However I don’t think that a group of people in this case they young people should be grouped together as a stereotype of spoilt kids. I thought that grouping people in a category is wrong, isn’t it? As I have said that is the case for some young people however not all as most of us do have to work hard for everything we get we don’t get anything spoon fed to us. Firstly I thought I might as well bring this up early. Something that a lot of parents say to their children and I myself have heard on multiple occasions ‘we work hard to make life easier for you so you don’t have to work for things as hard as I had to ’. If this is the case how can you say that one day then turn around the next day and say that life is too easy for us if you wanted to make life easy for us. Doesn’t really make sense, does it? I’m not saying that we don’t appreciate what you have done for us but don’t turn around and say the complete opposite of what you just said. Thank you. Anyway going back to my original point of grouping us ‘young people’. I personally think this statement is too vague. I agree that you (adults) had to work harder than us but I completely disagree that all young people have it easy. I don’t exactly have it easy I’m not from a wealthy...
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