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Pandora’s Box Stimulants Essay

1584 words - 7 pages

In an era of rapid economic development, circulation of stimulants is increasingly rampant in society around students and athletes. Every year, millions of people stuck with drugs, unable to extricate themselves, because stimulants can give us a wonderful beginning, such as get a good grade or win the game. The students used stimulants to stimulate themselves, but could not extricate themselves later. Athletes used stimulants to enhance their physical fitness, but they lost the competition later. Every year, there are 500 billion drug worldwide turnovers, and around 40 million people died from drug.(who.int) Although stimulants have so many disadvantages, but the biggest risk we have ...view middle of the document...

The reason for people use drugs is peer pressure. The only way to limit drug use is to let people change the views for the. I agree what Moller and Posnanski said the reason of people using stimulants, which is stimulants just as Pandora’s Box, people opened it by curious, emptiness, pressure, friends, and the price of a wonderful world. However, use stimulants will make the game unfair, and addicts will addict on them. The only way to limit drugs use is to strengthen drug education for young people by school and family, and we can to hold healthy first, competition second mentality to face of competition. The only to help young people find the way to get away from drugs is to tell them how drugs get into their life.
For young people just get into the community, curiosity will become the first excuse for them to take drugs. Adolescent’s physiological and psychology not be immaturity yet, and their worldview and the life view has not been formed, also their childish thinking and curiousness are the peculiar psychology of this age. Young people have strong curiosity and desire to explore to everything. However, young people often lack the necessary knowledge and ability to distinguish the right or wrong from culture and science, when they heard stimulants can give them strong body, they want to try, and drugs become out of control, and unable to extricate them. Some also know that harmful drug use, but they believe that, try anyway adventure luck driven astray. For example, the "China Youth Daily" was held a nationwide survey on drugs in 1998, which asked, "If you have the chance, are you willing to try drugs it?” The result is that 73% of children are willing to try drugs, which "expressed willingness to try." (baidu.com) Therefore, just as the colloquialism says, curiosity kills the cat. Curiosity is the first thing take people into drugs.
Not only curiosity takes drugs to people, in society, people as the center of social relations, which inevitable interacted with other people, and form long-term relationships such as friends’ exchanges. Making Friends has been a very important role in the road of life. When you have a good friend, you can generate a lifetime of work and life for their good impact, but when you have a bad friend; it may affect your own future, they will make your life bleak. Just as William Moller said in” We, the Public, Place the Best Athletes on Pedestals,” “A friend who I was taking occasional study breaks with read the story in the bags beneath my eyes… He handed me a small white pill.” (Moller p546) The first pill was given by my friends. Moller’s friend pulled him into the abyss of drugs. Not only young people, Joe Posnaski also mention in his “Cheating and CHEATING,” that “Shoot, just about every player did. Pete Rose did.” (p558) This means the friends around Pete Rose used stimulants, so he should use stimulants, otherwise he will become backward or from group. So for young people and athletes, making friends...

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