2007— Most Philosophical 3rd Grader in America:

Wesley Wells, Oregon.

Violence is war,

Shooting an innocent man,


Emotions…horrible emotions…terrifying emotions.

Like a bad memory or thought.

Also, words, the tongue, saying mean things.

Like something as unimportant as saying a favorite movie is stupid,

Or lying or something as small as lying, can turn into something as big as war.

Violence is mostly thought of as war and killing,

That is violence.

Everybody should think about the possibilities. Violence makes a gigantic impact on society.

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