About to enter college? In college, but not making the most of your experience? This blog from Dr. Ron Rhoades will enable you to seize from college all that it has to offer, and will empower you to proceed down a path of greater success in all aspects of life.
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
It's Up to You to Make America the Greatest Country
Do we agree that America is not the greatest country? That I do not know. But - I know this - We Can Be.
our powerhouse universities driving research and technological
innovation, we can continue to generate solutions to the pressing
problems of today - in the areas of health and medicine, the
environment, reliable low-cost energy, productivity, and much more.
Americans' entrepreneurial spirit we can foster the deployment of these
solutions not only within the United States, but throughout the world.
With our shared values of honesty, candor, and integrity, we can with a
renewed advocate for what is right, and just, for ourselves and for the
But, greatness follows effort. And it all begins with you.
strive to become better educated, to remain informed, to speak out
against injustice and intolerance, and to advocate for better
government, freedom, and compassion.
You must seek to understand the viewpoints of others, examine the evidence, and reach your own conclusions, rather than merely repeat the phrases rolling off the lips of t.v.'s "talking heads."
vote - to elect leaders who are more concerned about America and its
citizens than they are about receiving campaign contributions for their
own re-election, about their own political party, and even to rise above
solely advocating for local interests.
America can be the greatest country, if you act and persevere to make it so.