Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Young people today have no influence on the important decisions that determine the future of society as a whole. Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.

In this day and age life is being modified in a very rapid way compared to the past. While, a group of people claim that youngsters have a great on essential issues concerning the future of the society, others tend to hold the opposite point of view. I myself opt for the phenomena that young generation is engaged in social concerns as firstly they are more educated than the past generation was, also young people are enthusiastic, energetic and robust which make them able to manage social problems. First of all, young people are keen on storing as much knowledge as possible by putting the emphasis on studying at decent universities. As a result, they get a lucky break in order to pave their way to a prosperous future. In view of this aspect youngsters will become familiar with ideas such as independent thinking, freedom of speech which will not allow them to remain indifferent to their countries’ hassles. The proof of my claim is that among diverse political parties there are many young members who nowadays have voices and influence on many social and political aspects at the international level. On the basis of this phenomena, I strongly believe that young people carry a relevant impact on society’s fundamental problems. Moreover, unlike old people, the new generation is full of beans. On account of young people’s age, it is clear that they are more energetic and due to this fact youngsters are much more capable and interested in happenings of the world than older ones are. For instance, I remember the strike that was evoked by students in order to prevent the government’s decision to build a factory near the university campus. Thanks to the students’ determination the authority did not gave approval to that plan. Thus, owing to this feature young people are able to make demonstrations against polices that are not supported by them and rise new ideas as alternative solutions. To sum up we can come to the conclusion that compared to the previous generation, young people are more involved in social and political active live, with the purpose of boosting society’s quality as a whole.
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