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10 things that young people should (or not) do


Should not


- have sex with your boyfriend/girlfriend while your parents are sleeping, because the noise can make them wake up, and find you naked and wet together in the same bed.

- do tattos, just to look like a cool guy. When you get older, your skin will be like a passion fruit, and the naked girl in your arm, for example, will be transformed into a mummy.

- listen to loud music everyday. In your sixties you won't hear everything but your mind.

- think that muscles are everything. Doing physical exercices is good but is not all. Study and go earn your living.

- bully your school colleagues. The guy who always get ten in maths and can't speak normally with girls can be your boss in the future.


Should


- study to be someone.

- listen to your parents

- enjoy your youth, but without exageration

- eat vegetables. Believe, there are people who don't like to, even at 18, like me xD

- respect people and their opinions. Yours can be different but nobody made you god.

Comments

Anonymous said…
ok to everything but eat vegetables. It's boring and tasteless. If "meat is murder" (like Sting told in his music), so I'm a fu... murder.

Ugulino
Anonymous said…
Spoken like a true carnivore!

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