World Peace Through Music Essay

893 Words Nov 1st, 2012 4 Pages
Julia Cubbedge
Mr. Loza
English 10/ Period 4
13 September 2012
World Peace The only things we hear on the news lately are what country is getting bombed, who hates who, and the sheer number of people dying every day. There is too much discrimination, madness, and anger circulating through our world right now. We have soldiers dying every day for our country in a war that could be stopped with peaceful actions. Instead, we have become oblivious to what is going on around us. Music has always tried to make people more aware of today’s problems. Johnny Depp said, “Music touches us emotionally, where words alone can’t.” It has been the intention of singers and songwriters that mutual respect and understanding of our differences is the
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Life would be so much easier for everyone. A second quote states, “I’m a dreamer but I’m not the only one I hope someday you’ll join us and the world will live as one.” This quote means that he may seem a little crazy but he dreams of a world coming together and working together on issues that we can’t seem to work on right now. A last quotes reads, “No need for greed or hunger, a brother hood of man, Imagine all the people sharing all the world.” John Lennon is trying to get across that we can stop all the bad things in the world if we just imagine a loving world and to be respectful to all people. Music can explain very serious issues about the world well because they get the point across and can call people to action. World peace is expressed through many songs because it needs to happen. Also, news tends to travel faster and impact a lot more people through music. Margot Benary Isbert said, “Too bad people can’t always be playing music, maybe then there wouldn’t be any more wars.” If we all put aside our flaws and focus on what is best for each other and the world, we will accomplish a world full of love, not

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