Seems we are obsessed with pop stars of late and they are obsessed with us. Our society is eager to cut someone down who has made it and personalities with their entourages are trying to spin a media frenzy in order to avoid being forgotten. Either way, there are more important lessons to teach our children from this foolishness.

Recently, pop star Justin Bieber has been in the news for an arrest, a warrant, drugs, alcohol, resisting arrest, assault, rehab considerations, and drag racing. When I spoke to my kids about this, one of them said, "Imagine growing up in that environment with girls clawing at you and the media hounding you non stop. The push by adults to grow up fast, make loads of money, be popular, but still remain a kid. That could screw you up." They are right. There is something to be said about the unnerving world of "child personalities." Compassion is a value I'm glad they have learned.

On the flip side, I pointed out that every child on this planet is important. Each day 17,000 children die in the world due to hunger. It costs less than a dollar a day to feed those kids. Let's say $17,000 a day.  Every major and minor media outlet covered Mr. Bieber's DUI arrest multiple times these past weeks and not one mentioned child poverty. The pop star is worth $130 million which in total could eliminate child death due to hunger in the world for 21 years.

Although I do believe that Mr. Bieber probably has a legitimate rationale for his environmental pressures, it seems to me that no matter your situation, you must rise above. Justice is as important as compassion. 

Think about it. Seize your destiny, don't waste it. I'm sure Mr. Bieber would agree.
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Just Bieber arrest photo.
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Just Bieber tour photo.
 


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04/29/2015 11:54pm

Well, I didn’t know about this matter other side of Justin Bieber. It is good to know that celebrities have their own way to help others and make little children happy in their own acts. How many celebrities are like them? Hoping that they will share it also to the elderly for we all know that elderly now are neglected by their families.

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06/25/2016 6:06am

The world has gone mad.

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07/31/2016 2:26am

Children are learning the many lessons for gain the knowledge. Every lesson is explaining the one story for related to particle life. The learning process is continue but depend on the person learn new things or ignore.

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08/26/2016 10:56pm

up

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