Tuesday, March 2, 2010

I found the speech given for the United Nation very interesting and it contained many elements that helped the reader realize that there is a similarity between all humans and that we are all part of the “human family”(627) I feel like this speech called us to action to promote the welfare of all people all across the world. It describes three main priorities “eradicating poverty, preventing conflict, and promoting democracy.”(627) It says that these are the visions of the United Nations but the speech invokes feeling that seems to evoke the audience or reader that they have a responsibility and a role in bettering today’s world. I also like how the speech unites the peoples of the world through similarities in religion. Although some beliefs of various religions differ they share many aspects which include “ to love our neighbor and to pray for those who wish to persecute us”(628) I find this speech the most influential of them all because it not only states the facts and goals of the United Nations but still leaves us with a sense of responsibility to accept the wonderful diversity of the human family.

1 comment:

  1. I couldn't have said it better myself! I agree, it was a very powerful and uplifting speech.