Essay on Threat of Gradual Destruction

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Emma Ayala
Period 1
November 27, 2012
Unsound Argument
Mr. Ventimiglia

Threat of Gradual Destruction

The greatest threat to society is not drugs, promiscuity, or violence. It’s the color blue. Unlike the other colors, Blue is actively trying to destroy human culture through passive aggression. By making itself prevalent to nature and attractive to humans, it’s been able to feed off society’s fear in order to squash ambition and happiness.
Blue’s lethalness comes in its stealthy nature. Not only do people not realize its threat, they also fail to notice its prevalence in the world. Blue is everywhere, but its most recent conquests have been on the Internet. Social media networks like Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, and Tumblr, all incorporate blue heavily into their designs. As social media is now the number one use for the Internet, these websites have become widely used and accessible for nearly everyone. By creeping into these most visited websites, Blue has widened its audience and created mental associations with technology, therefore using positive advancements in technology to create more positive associations with Blue.
The prevalence of blue in Artwork also shows Blue’s expansion. Starry night, for example, is one of the most iconic and reproduced paintings from the last few hundred years. Acting through a diseased individual, Van Gogh, blue has managed to take advantage of the disabled and infiltrate art, the most human expression into a vessel of destruction.
Blue gains much of its power by going unnoticed. The ultimate absurdity, however, is that people like it more than any other color. The most easily understood sense, sight, has been failing us. People don’t suspect Blue, because it seems to be calm and agreeable, unlike red which they consider stubborn and blunt, or orange which they consider weird. However, in this quiet personality lies a danger. Blue’s success in its stealthy mission is shown again in the difference between how people react to Red as compared to Blue. While Blue is generally the most popular color, garnering anywhere between 40 to 50 percent of people’s favor, Red, the most popular warm…