Read the excerpt from "The Girl Who Silenced the World for Five Minutes."
I am only a child yet I know if all the money spent on war was spent on finding environmental answers, ending poverty, and finding treaties, what a wonderful place this earth would be!
At school, even in kindergarten, you teach us how to behave in the world. You teach us:
• to not to fight with others.
• to work things out.
• to respect others.
• to clean up our mess.
• not to hurt other creatures.
• to share, not be greedy.
Then why do you go out and do the things you tell us not to do?
In this excerpt, the author argues that
kindergarten is the best place to solve problems.
adults must follow the advice they give children.
children should be allowed to speak freely to adults.
more money should be spent on funding war.