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Accent the positives – negate the negative

 |  Noel Hewlett  | 

I believe that as a country we must, as New Zealand citizens, work with the positives but first the negatives need to be called out for what they are. The negatives persist throughout the media at present. I have listed some negative issues that are currently circulating throughout the media channels and then I have countered these with views on accenting the positive.

Negatives:

Bullying at school

Total Reliance on internet, smart phones, devices.

Lack of discipline and self discipline

Gang warfare

Racial tension

Lack of education

Positives:

Return to basic education

Reduce use of mobile phones, devices.

Don’t make it a cashless society.

Encourage charter schools.

Make Social Investment bonds local (Government backed).

Get tougher on crime – no exceptions.

Encourage discussion and service groups

Support the Government.

I could go on and on but point out some aspects of our community life and hope that to survive we must take cognisance of the philosophy to Accent the Positive and Negate the Negative.

I believe that as a country we must, as New Zealand citizens, work with the positives but first the negatives need to be called out for what they are. The negatives persist throughout the media at present. I have listed some negative issues that are currently circulating throughout the media channels and then I have countered these with views on accenting the positive.

Negatives:

Bullying at school

Total Reliance on internet, smart phones, devices.

Lack of discipline and self discipline

Gang warfare

Racial tension

Lack of education

Positives:

Return to basic education

Reduce use of mobile phones, devices.

Don’t make it a cashless society.

Encourage charter schools.

Make Social Investment bonds local (Government backed).

Get tougher on crime – no exceptions.

Encourage discussion and service groups

Support the Government.

I could go on and on but point out some aspects of our community life and hope that to survive we must take cognisance of the philosophy to Accent the Positive and Negate the Negative.


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