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4 New Faces For Rushmore Essay

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Four New Faces"A monument's dimensions should be determined by the importance to civilization of the events commemorated."- Guzton Borgham. Why is Mount Rushmore so important? People count Mount Rushmore and the faces on it as a big thing because the "important" people in the world say we should. But are we thinking about who we think are important?Tom Anderson, the creator of myspace. These are the reasons why he would be on my new Rushmore. He is the creator of myspace.com; hundreds of thousands of people are on myspace each day. Myspace is one of the most popular websites ever created. Tom founded the sight with ...view middle of the document...

IPods have also greatly changed the rules in many schools.Bono, Paul David Hewson lead singer and guitarist of U2. Well known for his humanitarian work in Africa and his efforts in canceling the debt of poor third world countries. He set up "DATA" Debt Aids Trade in Africa to raise awareness about Africa's debts the spread of aids and trade rules that hurt the continents poor citizens. Bono was in Time magazine's 100 most influential people and also named person of the year. He was also a nominee for the Nobel Peace Prize, and then later awarded the Pablo Neruda International Presidential Medal of Honor from the government of Chile.Oprah Winfrey, one of the most influential people of this generation. Oprah was able to overcome molestation and other tragedies in her life and turn it around to help others in the same situations to overcome their tragedies. Oprah's Angel Network, a charity aimed at encouraging people around the world to make a difference in the lives of underprivileged others. Oprah donated ten million dollars to hurricane Katrina relief and also seven million in scholarships. She was also the first recipient of the Bob Hope Humanitarian award.Those are four new people I think deserve to be on the new Mount Rushmore: Tom, Jonathon, Bono, and Oprah. They are all very hard working and deserving. I can't even think how different the world would be if these four people didn't exist. That is a world I don't want to see.Bibliography:Wikipedia.org

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