Dr Carson Essay

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Assignment 11.2- Essay on Doctor Ben Carson (Part 1- Philosophies)

“ A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed,” (Proverbs 11:25). This is an example of one of the quotes Doctor Carson refers to in his speech at the National Prayer Breakfast, and one of the philosophies he believes every American should include in their daily lives. Along with this quote and several others quoted from the Bible, he insists that we should not resist the war on God. Carson continues to point out that everyone should practice “godly principles,” by doing so it will let us become one nation instead of being each other’s enemies. These thoughts then tie into how we all need to speak up for what we believe in because, “you decide your own destiny.” Further along he states how we as a whole need to get over our sensitivity but to also, “be respectful of people you disagree with.” The doctor then uses a word I have never heard before, Unanimity. If we can all agree and all take equal responsibility to recognize and correct some of our nations issues then we will be living not only under god, but, with liberty and justice for all. As I switch to his CPAC speech, he quickly jumps into the topic of fairness. Doctor Carson brings up a big issue: taxes. He then gives this example: “If one man makes ten billion dollars, then he would give one billion for taxes. Then another man who makes ten dollars would then give one dollar to taxes.” He then states that if everyone contributes then everyone is