2.How does the poem desiderata be applicable to give your life as a student?

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Answer:
The Desiderata is a poem about passivism. Don't get upset, don't strive for change, just sit back, everything is fine. God is in his Heaven, God is in control, and whether or not it is clear to you, no doubt the universe is unfolding as it should. So shut up, do your job, keep your head down, don't make trouble.

I don't think this is a good philosophy for a student--especially a college student. A student should STRIVE! He should ask questions. He should be fearless in his pursuit of the truth. He should be curious and satisfy his curiosity--that's what learning -is-! He should not be happy with simple answers, or with being told to shut up and relax and everything will be fine.

I have always found it funny that most Christian messages are either for activism or passivism. Onward Christian Soldiers is the example of activism--go forth and conquer the world for Jesus. The Desiderata is exactly the opposite message--sit back and relax 'cos everything is fine without your getting involved.

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