Essay on The Good Life

2096 Words Feb 15th, 2013 9 Pages
Achieving the good life
John doe
PHI 208 Ethics and Moral Reasoning
Daniel Beteta
1 February 2013

I grew up in a small Midwest town called Anderson Indiana. Whenever people ask where I’m from and I say Indiana they think corn fields and country living but that’s far from the truth. In my experience I have seen corn fields everywhere but my home state. I have yet to see any farms or anything that would suggest country. One could question the dialect of Indiana residents. It has been said that most of the people migrated from the south to work at Guide Corp, a car plant that was the one good job in the city. Throughout the years Anderson has changed. The one good job that we had has left and with that so have the people. Most people
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They use this information to determine exactly how much you need to give. These churches give others a bad name. I say if someone is willing to go to them it is their choice. I find it more beneficial for me to attend a church that will ask for what you can give. In some cases time is all they you have to give. I would like to think that the church will be more than willing to accept that.

Everyone is not blessed with a silver spoon in their mouth but the good thing about America is that with hard work and determination one person can change their luck for generations to come. So how does one turn their life around to achieve the "good life" (success)? Most people would say that making a lot of money is the way you change it. This idea may very well work for some. One of the smartest ways I believe is pretty easy and it’s to set the example for your kids. Kids are better off growing up in a house with both parents in the house fathers live apart from their child, they are less likely to share their incomes with the child, and, consequently, mothers and children usually experience a substantial decline in their standard of living when the father moves out (McLanahan). In addition it is imperative for kids to listen and learn from both parents. Kids learn from seeing both parents going out to work every day. Parents will naturally want something better for their kids then they had. If dad and mom both graduated high school and that’s as far as they went,

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