The World According To Rohan T.


Write your response below: Climbing Mount Everest: is it worth the risk? I think climbing Mount Everest is NOT worth the risk, and I have many reasons why. There are many risks to climbing Mount Everest, but there are not as many benefits. Some of the risks include losing your life, losing a friend or loved one’s life, getting injured and/or frost bitten, getting ill with AMS…You get the idea. The benefits of climbing Mount Everest include the view, bragging rights, and maybe, if you're into it, the adventure. For just the bragging rights and a good view, it is not worth it if you aren't guaranteed to make it to the top, or even alive, for that matter. Or your friend could lose his life and in grief, you would maybe turn around. There are too many risks and too low of a chance to make it to the top, so in conclusion, I say that

climbing Mount Everest is NOT worth the risks.

This is the Khumbu Icefall. More people die here than any other part in Mount Everest.

I believe that globalization is making the world stronger. One reason for this being my opinion is with employment. Many people who are living in poverty have gotten jobs because of glocalization. In the sneaker example in Chapter 32, the U.S sends some materials to other countries so the other countries can create the shoes. That means that there are more jobs in America to find the materials and more jobs in China because someone needs to make the shoes. Another reason that globalization is good is because of the free trade. Free trade is because of globalization. “Free trade is supposed to reduce barriers such as tariffs, value added taxes, subsidies, and other barriers between nations.” This can be very helpful, but there still are many barriers to trade, which may never change. Free trade is still somewhat happening though, even though it isn't fully finished. (Also, globalization is why my parents made it to America and why I am here today, so that also plays a role in my final opinion.) I believe that globalization is making the world stronger and is good because it helps people in poverty find jobs and it reduced international goods being imported and exported being taxed.

The sneaker. This used to be used only for athletics, but later they were soon used for casual wear as well.

This is how tariffs work.

This may look funny, but this is someone’s life. Globalization can get rid of the “un” in the picture.

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What does it mean to be a good citizen? Being a good citizen has many requirements, and one of them is that you follow the responsibilities that you are given to do. Responsibilities are shown in different ways, such as laws and rules. These include keeping informed, paying taxes, and more. Also, there are Rights. If you are a good citizen, than you have Rights: the ability to do special things. These can be big things like freedom of speech, petition, and more, while others are smaller things like getting to watch T.V. So, to be a good citizen you also must respect other people’s rights, but they should respect your as well.

These are what good citizens get and have to follow.

What is government and why is it necessary?

Government is the system of organization of the community and it is needed to stop chaos, or anarchy. Government is the way of organization of a country. Without government, there would be no organization, no rights, no responsibilities, no buildings, no roads, no schools, no shops, and more things the wouldn't be there. Without leaders, no one would follow anyone and nothing would ever be done, such as why the cavemen never had schools. Without government, everything would be chaos. With no government, there would be no constitution, which means no laws, which means something like murder can't be “bad”. To sum it up, government is a system that keeps things organized and civilized and it is needed to stop chaos.

The man you see above used to be a U.S President.

What forces work for and against supranational cooperation among nations in the EU? There are many forces that work for and against supranational cooperation among nations. These forces can be called centripetal, for supranational cooperation, and centrifugal, against supranational cooperation. One of these forces is the trade bloc and the common market. A trade bloc basically is a group of countries that work together to promote trade with each other. Since there are millions of people living in this trade bloc, other nations want to trade with this trade bloc. The common market has all kinds of different helpful uses. These include the fact that goods can travel across country borders, without a tariff, lower prices, the fact that workers can travel freely to other EU countries to find work, and more. Another one of these forces is more on the political side, and it is the supranational level of government. This level of government has its pros and cons. A pro is that this level of government takes members of the governments of the other countries to work on shared and environmental issues, which means each country gets to participate. A con is that if the majority wants to go through a decision but one country doesn't, that country will have to follow through with the decision anyway, which is a reason why a country might not want to join the EU- they would have to give up some of their power. This force here is kind of centrifugal, and it is about the culture and language. Even though the EU may have some different aspects of culture that is united such as Europe Day, there are still separate cultures in between countries. Another big issue about this is the language that the country speaks. Even though the EU may be thought as one region, all the countries inside of it still speak their own languages, which will be difficult to communicate if you go to a different country in the EU, creating some diversity. So those are some centripetal and centrifugal forces relating to the EU. The trade bloc and common market, the supranational level of government, and the culture are the ones mentioned, but there are definitely more.

This is the E.U flag.

How do people adapt to living in a desert region? There are many ways to adapt to living in the Sahara desert. One way of adapt to living in the desert is to live in an oasis. Oases are areas in the desert that are much more lush than the nearby desert. These are created when water from the ground is accessed to the surface when here is a naturally occurring hole or a low spot in the desert. Other oases are man made, when people dig holes so the water underground has a new way of reaching the surface. Date palms are found in oases, and they are also very useful. Everything from this tree can be used. The fruit for eating, it's trunk and leaves for bulk ding, bark for rope, and more. Another way of adapting in the Sahara would be to live like the Tuareg. The Tuareg are a group of nomads that live in the southern Sahara. These nomads raise different animals such as camels, goats, cattle, and sheep. They wear long, loose blue clothing to protect themselves from the sun. These people are only in groups of less than 100 people, and these people are always ready to move. They ride on camels because they can go for a long time without water and camels can see without being blinded by sand. There are many ways to adapt in the Sahara. One way is to live in a lush oasis, where you can farm. Another way to live in the Sahara is to travel and live like the Tuareg.

This is a desert. It is very dry and there is no water to be seen.

How can having a valuable resource affect a region?

Having a valuable resource can affect a region in many ways. One way having a valuable resource can affect a region is that it can reduce poverty. Considering Southwest Asia has a lot of oil, poverty in some countries, such as Kuwait, can and has been reduced, and the gross domestic product has been raised, therefore the per capita has been raised as well. Oil is a very valuable resource that everyone wants, making go for a high price on the market. Another way having a valuable resource can affect a country is with war. Depending on how valuable a resource is, leaders in other countries may try to ale it, ending up in a war. An example of this is when Iraq invaded Kuwait. Iraq invaded Kuwait for all the oil Kuwait has. Kuwait won the war, forcing Iraqi forces to retreat, but when the forces retreated, Iraqi soldiers lit some oil reserves on fire, creating a very big blast. Having a valuable resource can affect a region in many ways. It can do good things, like reduce poverty and raise the GDP and the per capita. It can also cause war and chaos, if the resource is too valuable, like when Iraq invaded Kuwait.

This is oil. Many other countries really want this because it is a very useful source that can be used to make plastic, be used a fuel, and more.


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