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The American Dream Essay

442 words - 2 pages

The American dream today and the American dream back in the day has a few things that are different and many things that are like. The old American dream was to have a job, a family, a house, and even a dog. People sixty years ago lived in a different world we lived in today, such as the husband going to work, and the wife staying home with the kids. A lot of things have changed, but the American dream hasn’t changed much except for new technology. The American dream today is to have a house, a family, a job, and things such as computers and cars. In my opinion I feel like the ...view middle of the document...

I was thought in economics that the economy was getting better, which I feel is completely wrong this is my reason why. A person can show a chart on how the United States production in goods has gone up or the unemployment rate has gone down. The fact of the matter is people are still losing their homes and being forced to become homeless. The estimated number of families losing their homes a day is 120, which shows more than a little chart can. I hope the government can fix this growing problem before there is no such thing as a middle class America or the American dream. The question “should all employers want their employees to be indispensable” is an easy answer because you as employer want your workers to be skilled and hardworking ,even if it means they are hard to replace. People are not meant to be dispensable like napkins or paper plates. Employers who want their employees dispensable are cold hearted, and are the reason for our bad economy. Mr.Godin makes good points in his book about how you have to work hard so you are indispensable, which every person should try for to make the United States have a better economy, and for you to have a better life. Mr.Godin said teachers should teach you how to solve problems and become a leader, which I agree with, because America needs more leaders and problem solvers if we want to fix our economic problem.

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