Role Of Being Responsible In Society

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Living as a socially responsible member of American Society, there are many components to achieve as a responsible individual in Society. Being Socially Responsible means that people and organizations must behave ethically and with sensitivity to social, cultural, economic and environmental issues (Naomi Eveldson). An individual must fulfill their civic duties to be socially responsible. If an action doesn’t benefit or it causes harm to society or the environment, it would be considered socially irresponsible (Pachamama Alliance 2). To be Socially Responsible in American Society, a good moraled person must develop leadership, and communicate with others. In addition, every mortal must be responsible for social media and spread positivity in …show more content…
In source four “Where the Buck Stops: Personal Responsibility in a “Not Me” Society,” Robert Graczyn Jr. said, “When people ask who is willing to step up, let the answer never be “not me.” Keep learning. If you stop learning, you stop growing, and in business, when you stop growing - stop moving forward - you die (Greczyn Jr. 6).” It is essential to develop leadership because if people stop learning, they don’t grow as a person. Also, in business, a company will not grow if they don’t produce new things for people to buy. If people stop buying their products, the company goes bankrupt. In addition, in the same source, Greczyn Jr. stated, “Being a leader gives you an unparalleled opportunity to demonstrate to others the differences small and large they can make by accepting responsibility, doing the right thing and stepping up (Greczyn Jr. 7).” In sports, there’s always a leader that has to lead by example. Also, they seem to be the one who is always talking and communicating with their teammates. When the leader starts communicating, everyone else will follow their lead. Whenever everybody talks to each other, it benefits everyone because they grow and win as a team. Leadership is a key factor in being socially responsible in society. It benefits everyone by setting a good example for …show more content…
In the article in source six, “Responsible Use of Social Media,” by The Monterey County Office of Education, it states that students can help delete negativity on social media by posting positively, reporting anything inappropriate, informing adults about negativity online and blocking inappropriate people (Monterey County Office of Education 9). These movements could be useful to prevent cyberbullying. Cyberbullying is an act of harassing someone online by sending or posting negative messages, usually anonymous. By following these tips of taking responsibilities online, it will benefit the society and everybody. Furthermore, from my own experience, a friend of mine was getting a lot of hate and negative comments on direct messaging on Instagram by this one particular person from our school. Instagram Direct lets you send messages to one or more people. Nevertheless, I thought it was unsuitable for someone to do that on social media, so I decided to go tell an adult around the campus. Both individuals talked it out after the incident. I, myself, a socially responsible being, I chose to alert an adult to prevent it from happening again. I took responsibility and stepped up for a friend which made me take responsibility to prevent no harm. Executing one's responsibilities on social media helps prevent negativity online such as

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