School: Oladipo Alayande School of Science
Age: 15 Years
Todays are legacies of yesterdays. Things remembered now were done in the time past. The inscription written on a tomb gives us a hint on the type of life a man lived. Have they not also put a picture in the minds of people? They who could have kidnapped their coast at the expense of the less privileged? They prefer living in luxury and make the helpless suffer. They secured their graves that mummify their corpse out of the reach of moths. They have also, memory in the museum of the minds that have not yet been overwhelmed by wrong doings. Those who preserved for the generations yet unborn are also remembered upon the fact that evil tends to speak than good.
Everybody loves great pasts but are reluctant to sacrifice for the generations after them. All have memory of the past, but not everybody is willing to pay the price. The day breaks, a diligent person tries to remember the dream of the night. Innovation is researched to the inventor, man is not forgotten as long as his works remain which implies that whatever one does, one would be remembered for it, either good or bad. Past privileged leaders who had been given the opportunity to lead in various capacities of influence and who misused it might have their deeds but the masses who suffer as a result of the havoc created by the past privileged leaders would never forget their deeds. The wickedness of a man is revealed or shown to the world for a very long period of time.
Some people might not be concerned, “the thief is not as ashamed as his brothers are” because of the fact that evil deeds are mostly remembered than good deeds, when people are satisfied and relieved, they tend to forget the good men that relieved or satisfied them. But nevertheless; if at all, people forget the good men that satisfied them, they do not forget the moment when things changed. The descendants of the good man are always made happy by reference to the good works of their ancestors.
When you do good and no obligation is attached, people will remember you for the problem you solved or the one you created. Doing good is your choice, you are not under force. It is not your duty but your decision but always remember that for the memoirs for our future, we have three categories of people; the history makers, the history writers and the history watchers. The history watchers are the ones who watch things and do not do any thing. The history writers are the observers, they record every single thing done by people either good or bad, while the history makers are the ones who create events. Dates are useless if there are no events. When there are no creative events today, there is nothing to be said about the future
I am imploring you to create a better life for the generation after you as I am ready to do the same.
If like me, preserve for the generation after you, posterity, do all you can for the betterment of the nation
If like me, pay the price for a better tomorrow no matter what the cost may be.
If like me, fight now for the total freedom of the unborn generation. If you are in captivity at present, fight now so that the generation yet unborn will not suffer for it.
Do not act like some past privileged leaders who did not care about tomorrow. They made all for their pleasure, allowed all good things to dance around them and they let the children unborn suffer for it. Whatever you do is what you will be remembered for.
When I was born, I cried while the world rejoiced, may I live my life in such a way that when I die, I will rejoice while the world cry.