Three Laws In R. J. Palacio's 'Wonder'

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"Kinder than is necessary. Because it's not enough to be kind. One should be kinder than needed," read R.J. Palacio's "Wonder." Imagine a world with no laws. No government telling them what to do. Now imagine a world with three simple laws to live by. What would they be? I believe these three laws can change our everyday lives and remove many of life's worst negatives. Living with many negative things around us is hard. By following the Golden Rule, listening to others, and treating each other equally, the world can become a fair and balanced place for all. Furthermore, we should learn to live by treating each other in uplifting and kind ways. We should live as Jesus taught us to. "Love your neighbor as yourself," said Christ. Loving each other proves to be most important in our everyday lives. Jesus spoke of the golden rule to create peace. People spend most of their time with many people. Treating everyone in a cheerful manner results in happiness and peace. Bullying will be a thing of the past. In a world where bullying exists everywhere, solving the problem is a must. Treating each other the way we want to be treated can solve many problems like bullying and war. In addition to …show more content…
Free speech gives humans the best way to share ideas, stories, and countless others. The ability to say exactly what you want proves very valuable to a human society. If free speech did not exist, humans would live in a world just like Lois Lowry's "Giver," where precision of language is contrived. A world of free speech gives everyone a voice. Even if you disagree with the speaker, freedom of speech allows everyone to share their beliefs with the world. Free speech allows people to speak out for what is wrong and right. As a result of free speech, Martin Luther King Jr. gave his famous "I have a dream speech," addressing racial tensions in our