Youth in Nation Building

CAPRISA Youth in 2012, Forging Dynamism towards Nation Building

Youth is that spark which needs no ignition. Youth is that clay which can be molded in either shape one wants.

This is the sole reason for both exploitation and utilization of youth in the destruction and construction of any nation respectively.  It is a fact that, the nation’s building is highly dependent on youth. Youth is that powerful resource, which can either construct or destruct the whole nation.

According to everyone, youth should step forward to take up on the responsibility in developing the nation. Yes, I agree that, youth is not given a proper chance to prove their potentials in countries like ours.  One Nobel Laureate in literature said, “The young, do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible, and achieve it, generation after generation”. Isn’t this single quotation is sufficient to motivate the whole nation? Or do we still need motivational quotes to recall our own potentials to attempt the impossible and achieve the success? It seems highly surprising that, we, the youth fail to display the same enthusiasm in nation’s building which we often display for getting ahead in traffic? Have we really forgotten our responsibility towards our nation or that we are knowingly skipping the tasks to achieve development? It is observed that, the youth who always fight for enjoying their rights, never wish to take up the pains of responsibility. 

Today, a Filipino youth are socially responsible and moreover is working dedicatedly to see Philippines attain the developed status. Many educated youth had already realized the necessity of utilizing their skills for the betterment of the society but at the same time, the youth is also misguided to a larger extent by some evil sources making them irresponsible towards the society they live in. It is pathetic but true that, due to many –a-problems that exists in today’s world, youth is highly attracted and/or...