The United States’ Obligation Concerning The Great Lakes


Dangerous and Ignorant. These are the first thoughts that went from my head to the keyboard. Now  even in reflection my opinion hasn’t changed. You be the judge.

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There is no denying that the United States is a country of plenty. Being one of the wealthiest nations in the world, most of its citizens have electricity, access to healthcare, educational opportunities, and plenty of food. The basic necessities of life are taken for granted. Yet, despite this abundance, due mostly to winning the geographic lottery rather than any merit of its own, the United States continues to take from the rest of the world, instead of giving back to the less fortunate. Through this good fortune of having so many natural resources and technologies at our fingertips, the United States should be doing more to help the rest of the world. The Global Water Crisis, especially, deserves this attention. There is an issue regarding the severe lack of water in most areas of the world, and the United States, being so well stocked of resources and alliances abroad…

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