Importance Of Treating Others The Way I Want To Be Treated

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I’ve always lived by the saying, Treat others the way you want to be treated, I believe it’s just a general rule about life that everyone should follow but others don’t see it the same way I do. Personally I believe treating others with the same respect I treat family will hopefully get others to see me as a good person, which I also believe I am. The man from the arrival also seems to follow the same rule as he never treats anyone wrong or harms them in any way, being he seems like a good family man he probably follows the same morale code that I do. I believe it’s these influences that we have on people that can change them and ourselves, so all in all how people treat you can influence who you become. This idea is seen thoroughly in both …show more content…
The father had come from an underdeveloped country where danger lurked around every corner, he moved to the foreign land to find work and support his family. The father was there working for his family back home, but soon after his arrival he can’t find any work and doesn’t know what to do, he then remembers his family back home, struggling without him and remembers who he is working for. Despite the lack of work the father keeps looking and later, after many odd jobs, finds a somewhat stable job in a factory. We see through the story that the father meets many new people all of which have their own experiences that they share with him. All of these people that he meets have their own positive influence on him as they help him find work, learn the language, or what you can and can’t eat. Throughout the story the fathers friends help him in the new world and they had all influenced him in a good way, in the Play The shape of a girl we see what bad influences do to a new girl, …show more content…
In the end others influence on us is evident through our entire lives and even in our literature. For example the father in The Arrival went to an unfamiliar place to create a better life for his family and he learned lots from the friends he made there, Sofie came to a new place and decided to make some friends, after she had realized that her “friends” were really just bullies she decided to leave there influence, and personally the influence my family had on me ultimately stopped me from making a bad decision. I only wish that people could see the influence they have on others, I never really saw the influence I had on my younger cousins until they were older, be it I really had to look but I could see things that I did and that I had taught them believing they would never actually retain any of it. Really though if you treat others the same way you want to be treated then you can have a positive influence on who they become and who you become as

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