It is very important to care about politics because you should know what is going on around you. Also, it is important to have a say in what is going on around you. The political decisions people make will affect many lives. Many people see politics as the government and the laws being made, and that is true, but it is way more complicated than that. Every law that is made will impact many. Sometimes the decisions will affect people in a bad way. Every vote that you make will either break people or make people.
One reason you should care about politics is because you should always know what is going on around you. For example, if a new law is made is made in your area, you might want to make sure that you and the people around you know that a new law has been made so that no one breaks the law without even knowing it. Also, if something dangerous is happening around you or someone you know, you want to be aware if someone is breaking the law. It is very important to know what is happening around you.
Another reason you should care about politics is because you should have a say in what will happen. Everyone should have a say in what will happen, because we all live side by side with each other, and it would not be fair if someone was left out. Also, each vote makes a difference in the ways that we live. It is always important to to share your opinion. The way you vote will affect many people, and their everyday life.
Finally, you should care about politics because the decisions people make will affect many lives. For example, if someone wanted to build on land, it might be good for the people who worked in the area, but residents who lived nearby and loved the land and relied on the land for water and food, might be devastated. Sometimes things that sound like good ideas might be very devastating later.
These are just a few reasons why you should care about politics. Politics are very important and very complicated. Some people might not care about politics, but when something bad happens, they will regret not voting.
Alexis Mortensen is in fifth grade at Park Forest Elementary School.