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The Real Definition Of YOLO

July 29, 2012
By daughterofeve14 BRONZE, Adger, Alabama
daughterofeve14 BRONZE, Adger, Alabama
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Favorite Quote:
You quit once, you'll quit again! -Tyler Austin Evans.

Lately, the saying YOLO has got out of hand. People say this meaning, "You Only Live Once.". And to a certain state this is a true statement. But people take this initial and form it to be, "YOLO, lets go get drunk and party!". I dont think the saying YOLO came out to bring that kind of living to be the right thing to do! I believe YOLO means, "YOLO, lets make the best of it and not mess it up! Not take the risks that could become a disaster or even worse... Tragedy. Lets have morals. Maybe even follow Jesus's teachings.". I believe the saying YOLO was created to be a good thing, but we teenagers and young adults have turned it into something completely different. Thank You!

The author's comments:
This has been on my mind for a long time.

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on Aug. 10 2012 at 1:46 pm
VandalSpirit DIAMOND, Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin
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Favorite Quote:
Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope: Because of Gods great love, we are not consumed. His compassion never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.

I think you could have made it longer and just expanded a bit more on your views, but I completely agree with you and it was well-written. :)