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The Age of Responsibility

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Danielle Santiago

on 28 January 2015

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Transcript of The Age of Responsibility

The Age of Responsibility
Danielle Santiago
Mr. Wuchner
Adv. English 2 / Period 7
January 27, 2015

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All in all, finding the true age of responsibility seems almost impossible.
No two people mature at the same time
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Though the true age of responsibility is when one has matured, scientists have stepped into the picture with some new research.
"What they've found is that in most people....the brain is not truly formed until the age 25" (Greenblatt)
"What's important, after all, is not passing a test or meeting an arbitrary age requirement, but learning lessons and applying them to real life." (Greenblatt)
My name is Danielle Santiago.

The Age of Responsibility can not be one set age because not everyone matures at the same age or in the same way.
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One's true age of responsibility is based on the age where they have fully matured.
"Nowadays teens face more cultural pressure than ever to grow up fast..." (Greenblatt)
"....every person is different and develops at his own pace..." (Greenblatt)
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When lawmakers think of what the age of responsibility should be set at, they aren't really thinking of maturity but rather averaging when a brain is fully developed.
"The debate on drinking hinges on the question of whether the age of responsibility has been set too high." (Greenblatt)
"....lowering the legal limit to 18 would only be pushing the drinking problem down to 16-17 year olds." (Wagenaar)
Works Cited
What is the Age of Responsibility? By: Alan Greenblatt, September 30,2009
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