Crucifix Essay

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It is amazing how one person like me can do something that would influence and affect lives of billions of people in this planet. In the same way, people, whom I do not even know, that are living on the other side of the world, can affect me together with my future. A perfect example would be if someone murders the British Prime Minister, or if I accidentally hack into the central system of computers in U.S.A. and mess it all up. Such events are called global and would surely leave an impact around the world. These global events, may it be good or bad, affects all of us. Moreover, it leaves an influence that can shape anybody's future.It is inevitable not to be affected by global events. They are, in fact, called global events for there is a need for us to be aware of what is going on around us, whether it is beneficial or harmful. A very common example would be the recent bombings at the World Trade Center (WTC). The recent World Trade Center bombing has made such an impact all over the world that lives of many people have surely changed. Many people have been more careful and cautious ever since it happened. Some of these events greatly influence our choices and decisions in life. Global events can shape my future because they are capable of manipulating and controlling my decisions in life especially when it comes to planning my future. During the early 90's, China opened its doors for trading with other countries. It was, in effect, a remarkable event for all, particularly for businessmen. I even recall my dad telling us that business will be very good in the coming years now that China is open for business to all. I was at the age of 10 to 12 and I remember myself wanting to become a businessman someday when I grow up. I guess it had something to do with what my father told me and because of China. However currently, the stocks have been slumping and we are encountering global recession, and mainly because of the World Trade Center bombing. People are now more scared of going into stocks and businesses. This actually has also made me think twice of wanting to become a businessman someday. It made me realize that engaging myself in business would be very risky, especially now that tragic events have been happening one after another (mostly involving terrorism). I was thinking of becoming a lawyer instead....

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