Thursday, August 11, 2005

We're taking bets that answering questions was never so easy...

Question time again here at WTBT. Please post your answer in the comments section. Invite friends to answer. Open up some dialogue. Give it a try. You can be anonymous. Have fun.

A. Each generation has it's "I remember exactly where I was when" event. Besides 9/11 and the Challenger explosion what is the next biggest event for you? Why was it important to you?

B. Is it better to have dreams that will never come to pass, or to have no dreams at all?

Answers:

A. For me it would have to be the O.J. Simpson "Not Guilty" Verdict. I was at Western New England College at the time and it was then I realized how divided our country is racially. Although at the time I thought it was the right verdict because I didn't think they proved beyond a reasonable doubt he did it. I did not think the verdict was because of race. I had not thought race was a factor at all, but seeing how people around me reacted really made me look at race differently. I realized that there was no way I could always see everyone as a unique individual regardless of their race, sex, or religion. There would always be things to taint my view and that I would have to work hard everyday to try and see people as they are and not by the preconceived notions I had. 9/11 just reinforced that for me.

B. I think it is much better to have dreams that never come to pass, because you can always have hope. What good would it be to only have dreams that will come true? I know that I have a few dreams that probably will never come to pass, but I am going to continue dreaming about them and even pursuing them in some instances.

4 comments:

Liz said...

I remember the other side of the OJ fiasco. Picture it - S.O.A.R. games, Western New England College, June 17, 1994. Entering freshman playing games in AHLC, parents of said students watching large screen t.v. in the lobby. That was a very interesting evening.

Liz said...

oops...forgot the 2nd question. Of course it is better to have dreams even if they don't come true. You have to have something to work towards. What is that saying, if shoot for the stars, you may end up at the moon...

Kristine said...

A. I seem to remember where I am every time I hear the song, "King of Wishful Thinking."

P McT said...

I remeber when the Nortious BIG died, I was in my single in Fox and had woken up from a nigth serious marching band partying, I actually cried. I met him once and he was the NICEST celebrity I had ever me, and i've met a few

Dreams are like love...its better to have it and lost it than not at all. Mostly because of the joy they bring to you, even though they may bring some pain too, the good times are always nice to look back on.