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Work, Money and Identity Nuri Hong Prof. Chocos English 100D+E
Work- Dictionary Definition WORK-Dictionary : Physical or mental effort or activity directed toward the production or accomplishment of something.
Why people work? Many people work to make money for their family and themselves. Most of people believe job brings them better life. Some people just work for money.
Advantages of Work Having a job helps The value of money. Sense of independence. Understanding of jobs. Therefore, work is not only make money, but also, specially for teenagers, work and job helps them to find out their aptitude and interesting through its direct experience for later life.
Americans and Work According to the article, Five American Values by Leah Eskin, he said, Work ethic, Americans believe in the values of our earliest settlers. The puritans believed people prove their worth through disciplined achievement. Puritans were the first immigrants in United States, they worked hard to create this country and also, people today in America are working hard for more development. work isnt just a way of making money, its virtue to us.
Americans and Work From the poem, I Hear America Singing by Walt Whitman, It said, I hear America singing, the varied carols I hear, Singing with open mouths their strong melodious songs. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=snICjHsrzfc There are many workers in this poem, such as mason, carpenter, blank, deckhand, and others. They are happy to have their own jobs to contribute for the country. Therefore, work is not only for ourselves, but also, it is for society and national development.
Money- Dictionary Definition MONEY-Dictionary : A medium that can be exchanged for goods and services and is used as a measure of their values on the market including among its forms a commodity such as gold, an officially issued coin or note, or a deposit in a checking account or other readily liquefiable account.
Power of Money Money has very strong power in human being. Money could give people many opportunities. Money provides people quality of life. Sometimes, money causes problem on our societysuicide, conscience, and rich-poor gap. Many people believe money is the measure of succeed.
Money and Materialism Some people believe money could buy everything. HOWEVER, people cannot buy happiness. Money provides a better life but satisfaction. For evidence, you might heard from the news that some inheritors and wealthy people killed themselves, and left money. Do you think that they were happy? And do you really think you could buy happiness with money?
Conclusion Work defines your identity Work contributes for the development of country you live. Although the job is not highly educated one, every single job is necessary Work provides you better life through making money, work ethic and responsibility.