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Change Essay

812 words - 3 pages

There are three types of people in this world. The ones who accept change as soon as the change happens, the ones who hate change and only think pessimistically about it, and the ones who are skeptical at first but then eventually accept the change and make something positive out if it. People should be more like this; doubtful at first but after much deliberation accept the change.
     The first type of person is the person that accepts change as soon as it happens. In the short film, “Who Moved My Cheese,” the characters Sniff and Scurry, and Hem and Haw, are faced with a huge change when their cheese has been moved to a different area of the maze. Sniff and Scurry, two little brown mice, are upset at first, but after a short while they get their running shoes and right away go to look for the cheese, not wasting any time. They looked at the moving of the cheese as a great opportunity to explore the maze, and eventually they found the cheese. Meanwhile, Hem and Haw were still at the old area, where the cheese used to be, sulking away, not accomplishing anything.
     Which brings me to the second type of person. Hem, a little person, a bit on the heavy side if you ask me, probably from eating too much cheese, is the type that does not like change at all and is very stubborn to accept it. When he and his friend Haw discovered that the cheese had moved, all Hem did was pout and complain that he was very hungry and that he wanted his cheese back. Obviously, this kind of behavior doesn’t get him anywhere and it surely didn’t get him any cheese. It is pointless to behave like this because it is a waste of time and nothing gets resolved if this is all a person would do if faced with change. Haw soon realized this.
     Finally, the third type of person is one that is hesitant at first but after analyzing the problem of the change soon become aware that he/she must do something in order to make the change useful. Haw was unsure at first of what would become of himself as well as Hem but

when he noticed how bad their situation what getting, he came to the conclusion that they should be like Sniff and Scurry and go look...

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