Category Archives: World-Changing

Manifesto.

Fukushima. The Philippines. Oil Spills. GMOs. Needless wars. I feel like there isn’t a single thing out there that’s not screaming out to me:

“WE NEED CHANGE, AND WE NEED IT NOW.”

People are being arrested all over the world for a myriad of silly, non-harmful actions as our police are increasingly focused on and being bought out by big money.

On that note, cops are overstepping their authority in just about every twisted way you can imagine (“protect and serve?” Not so much.).

There are people thinking that “if we could just pass a few more laws!” everything would be perfect. But it won’t – laws don’t change people, people change people.

Then, there are the people who think we have too many laws (and I’d be inclined to agree with them, to a degree) and that getting rid of them will make everything perfect. But it won’t, the entire system needs a major revamping.

Our legal system is a joke, where the winner in any case pretty much comes down to the person with enough money to pay for a lawyer who knows all the loopholes in our giant mess of laws – the number of which is only increasing every day.

Our food system would be more properly named our “food-like” system, as more and more of it is being concocted in labs as opposed to grown on farms (and sometimes even what’s growing on the farm was made in a lab!).

Our general lack of real nutrition is causing people to need MULTIPLE prescriptions per person, and the TV acts like this is just totally normal, while the drug companies happily soak up all that extra money they get from the terribly jacked up situation.

Speaking of which, our for-profit healthcare system is focused on prescribing patent-able drugs, rather than preventing and curing ailments and diseases, because, of course, doing that would make them a lot less money (and when the almighty dollar has nearly-god-status, we can’t have that, now, can we?!).

Our mass media system has death on replay and manages to keep any semblance of good news far from any now-hopeless American ears, ensuring that people keep believing change is impossible and that everybody everywhere is out to get them (and their children).

Millions of people are just scrounging to get by while the fat rich kids continue to nickel-and-dime us all in order to buy bigger houses, shinier cars, and more advertising space – ensuring that you continue to believe that this is the way everything is supposed to work.

And that, my friends, is the saddest part of it all. Most people believe that everything in the world is just dandy, civilization has reached its peak, and to do ANYTHING even remotely differently is like making a deal with the devil. You want to revamp the entire government? You’re a terrorist! You want a new economic system that distributes wealth more equally? Then you’re a communist, libtarded, idealistic, evil-hippy who knows nothing about how this stuff works. You want to legalize marijuana?! You must be the devil incarnate – God, save us all now!

But – truth is – I’m not a terrorist. I’m not a communist, and I’m not the devil-incarnate. I’m a human being. A human being who cares an awful lot about the one and only planet we inhabit, the delicate balance of life that must be maintained in order for our species to survive, and, of course, the billions of other thinking, feeling, loving human beings that inhabit this tiny little earth with me. I see, more clearly than you could ever imagine, how easily we could turn our dire situation around if we could only admit that we have a problem, and commit to working together to fix it.

Sure, we could just do nothing, all die in a hellish apocalypse together, and the universe would probably go on as if nothing had happened. That is an obvious possibility. But wouldn’t that be an awfully anti-climactic ending to the wonderful human story we’ve written together thus far? I mean, we’ve worked our way through the Dark Ages, fought our way through slavery, and protested our way to human rights for everybody – young, old, male, female, black, white, and otherwise. We’ve come so far, but we still have a long ways to go. To give up now would be to throw away 10,000+ years of human history – all of that effort for nothing!

I simply will not give up that easily. I was not born on this planet to witness all of this injustice and then just sit back and do nothing about it. I’m going to keep fighting – regardless of the names I’ll be called, the looks I’ll be given, or the rumors that will spring up around me and what I’m doing. There is LIFE out there that needs my help, and I’m not going to ignore its cry.

All I hope for in this is that you – yes, YOU – might join me in my fight for Justice, in my fight for PEACE, in my fight for truth, and in my fight for love.

Together, we CAN make this world a better place.

Love,
KT ❤

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The World’s Changing, and Your Role in It

“I will do the best I can.” – Wangari Maathai, Story of the Hummingbird

The topic of the Power of One has been popping up everywhere in my life lately.  I’ve seen it in documentaries, discussed it in social psychology class, witnessed it in my own and my friends’ lives, and learned about it in the books I’m reading.  I think people often forget – or are never even told – about the power and effect that each individual person has on the world; however, society – this thing we often see ourselves as having no control over – is simply made up of people, their beliefs, and their individual actions, much like the ocean is made up of tiny drops of water.

In the documentary I Am, Desmond Tutu puts it this way: “[You may think] you can’t do anything about global poverty, but yes, you can! You can do something about this guy.”  And that guy.  And the woman over there.  Small actions such as these can combine to manifest huge changes in the world, which brings me to my next point:  the world is changing, and for the better.  I know I’ve mentioned it before, but I don’t believe I’ve ever seen it quite so plainly as I’m seeing it recently. 

Towards the beginning of the summer, there were a good three months where I was experiencing pretty intense episodes – for lack of a better term – of depression over the seemingly overwhelming ‘thing’ that is society and the direction it so often seemed to be headed.  I’ve realized, though, that there is a counter-movement.  There’s now a steady stream of people that are walking the opposite way, away from the cliff that is society’s doom, and the numbers are growing every day.  I know this.  And I want you to know it, too, so I decided to share with you some examples I’ve seen of how the world is changing for the good of all of us (I realize all people might not agree with all of these, they are simply my opinion). (;

– I see higher degrees of socio-political awareness in everybody.  Younger people are following world events; traditionally “conservative” people are opening up on issues like marriage equality, medical marijuana, and environmental destruction; “traditional” businesses are trying to appeal to people like you and me, and more and more people are in favor of peace over war, which prefaces the next point:

– The people of the world essentially halted what could have been a huge mess in Syria. President Obama was more than ready for a military strike, but between other countries and American citizens opposing the action, he decided that it “might not be a good idea.”

– Through my social media accounts, I’m seeing more and more of my friends “awakening” to idea that the world needs to change, and that we have to do it ourselves.  They are using their own accounts to spread the message.

–  There are a growing number of – in my opinion – high-profile “world-changing organizations.”  A few examples: Non-GMO Project, TED, NORML, and Food Not Bombs.

– There’s increasing access to free, online, college education on sites like Coursera, OnlineCourses, and MIT OpenCourseWare.

– We’ve witnessed the first ever legalization of cannabis/hemp in two American states, and half of the United States have legalized medical marijuana (and many are working to follow suit).

– Europe is taking large strides in terms of Energy and is doing so successfully – i.e. German Solar Power, Biking in Amsterdam, Affordable Travel via Eurail, Waste-to-Energy programs, etc.

– There’s an ever-growing amount of social and psychological research in: consciousness, empathy, violence and crime, groupthink, sociological interactions, etc.

– A rising number of people have a decent understanding of human environmental impacts, and there’s an increasing public will to change things (slowly, but surely.)

– And of course, there are many, many more which I cannot list for the sake of brevity (and this list is already quite long!).

I hope this helps you see, even a little, how things seriously are getting better.  Whenever our society’s obstacles seem insurmountable, think about all the similar problems we have overcame as species in the past: slavery, apartheid, equal rights, monarchies and dictatorships, corruption… sure, some of these problems still linger, but we humans are certainly better off than we have been in years before. Not to mention, we now have the internet to enhance our efforts! I’m confident that we’ll continue on this track of progress if we do not give up hope on the many projects and policies we are collectively pursuing.  (:

If you’re already doing your part, stick with it.  Remember the Power of One.
If you’ve yet to come aboard, join us!  Learn about the Power of One. (;

Much love going out to you all, ❤
KT

Charity & Changing the World.

As I was driving home from work yesterday, I heard someone come on the radio and advertise a school supply drive where you could bring school supplies to this particular location and they would then be donated to people in need.  I sat there and began thinking: yes, donating school supplies to people in need might help a child a little bit in school, or at least help out the parents so they don’t have to spend the money, but to what end?   The people doing this don’t actually care about changing the systems that put people in need of school supplies in the first place.  All they’re doing is giving companies like Walmart and Crayola some extra money that they wouldn’t have otherwise gotten.

I don’t believe we should stop giving people things they need like food, clothes, medicine, and school supplies.  However, we should realize that if that is all we are going to do, all we’re doing is creating a situation where generations after us will still be giving school supplies to each other years down the road, with no actual problems being solved.  We’re just going to end up with more and more people who need school supplies, clothes, medicine, food, etc.

I think that our concept of “charity” here in America, however well-intentioned it may be, is not solution-oriented enough.  We think we can just throw people money every now and then and maybe it will fix the world’s problems.  NEWS FLASH! That isn’t going to work!  To solve the problems that we see in the world today, we need a lot less charity and a lot more working on innovative ideas that will really change things.  Does our economic system allow for people to make absurd profits off the proliferation of complex societal problems like mental disease, poverty, drug use and abuse, the cancer and obesity epidemics, and terrorism?  Absolutely.  Capitalism definitely has its pros, but it also has some major cons.  Does our current governmental system allow people with large amounts of money to have a much larger political influence than those without the same?  Yes.  We may have a “democracy,” but it is corrupt, and it is not serving the people.  It needs a renovation.

To reiterate, my point is that charity, however helpful it may be for some people at some times, will not change the world in any meaningful way.  We need to – and I say this all the time – think bigger.  As in we need to see a bigger picture.  When we see problems – for example, cancer – we need to focus not just on ways to “cure” them or to put a metaphorical band-aid on them, but on ways to prevent them from ever happening in the first place.

So, I say let’s get out there and do some real work to change the world.  Not just sit around throwing people a few things here and there while perpetuating the very system that got them there in the first place.  God* knows we need some new and fresh ideas for this crazy 21st-century world.

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*or Allah, or Buddha, or Vishnu, or The Universe

“The World Becomes What You Teach.”

I recently came across this TEDtalk by Zoe Weil discussing a very important institution that has, in my opinion, grown rather outdated in a modernized society – education.  Zoe Weil advocates an education system where “the basics” – math, language, history, etc – are only there to support the bigger goal of giving our kids the skills and knowledge necessary to solve – yes, solve – the myriad of problems that we face in the world today.

Our current education system was thought up roughly around the time of the industrial revolution.  It was designed during a time when factory work was the norm and people needed to be educated to perform well in those types of jobs.  Fast-forward to now, and our country has next to no manufacturing jobs left.  With the information and technology revolution, things like the internet and 3-D printers are already rendering once-considered “staple” jobs obsolete.  We can only expect to see this trend continue in the years to come.

The main point of the presentation by Weil is this: our current education system is far too focused on simply “getting kids jobs,” and not nearly focused enough on preparing kids to operate in our inter-connected and ever-changing 21st century world – a world where simple employment is not likely to be the biggest obstacle society faces.  Put more simply: our schools aren’t preparing kids for life, they are preparing them to be “good workers,” code for good order-takers.  The general mentality seems to be that you should always just do as you’re told, and without asking questions – especially about why things are the way they are.

What Weil recommends as an alternative to all the madness is devoting entire courses – starting at a young age – to systems and institutions like transportation, health, education, and food.  Then, within said courses, analyzing the systems we currently have in place and identifying any and all harm, as well as good, that is done by that system – socially, environmentally, economically, etc.  Lastly – and this is the awesome part – come up with realistic but non-traditional alternatives to the current systems that might produce a higher number of “desirable” results while working to eliminate un-desirable results like child labor, destruction of environments, extreme poverty, and harm done to animals.

I wholeheartedly agree with this entire premise of education that Weil presents.  As is mentioned in the talk, we could have 100% employment in this country and yet still be perpetuating many of the harmful systems that have given rise to the problems we see in the world today.  Our main focus in education can not just be on getting people jobs – we need to have a bigger vision than that.  Because of my passionate support for this idea, I wanted to publicly add my name to the ever-growing list of people who believe that serious educational reform is needed both in this country, and abroad – and of course, I just had to share this video with you!  (;

Love & Light

the Matrix.

When I despair, I remember that all through history the ways of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it – always.” – Mahatma Gandhi

Everywhere I look I see lies.

I see magazines lying to little kids about what Real Men and Women Are.  I see the News media lying to middle-class white people about what’s going on in the world.  I see grown adults lying to little children about everything you can imagine.

I see lies about the government.  Lies about terrorism.   Lies about food, drugs and alcohol.  Lies about Muslims.  Lies about Japan.  Lies about Marijuana.

There are lies about money.  Lies about where our money comes from.  Lies about the economy.  Lies about religion, and lies about atheism.  Lies about the Left, and lies about the Right; lies about extremists, anarchists, libertarians, independents and I-don’t-give-a-fxcks.

There are lies about oil.  Lies about the environment.  And lies about the weather.  Lies about technology, and lies about nature.  Lies about animals.  Lies about knowledge.  And intelligence.  And lies like “everybody’s stupid.” 

There are lies about gender roles, and lies about sexuality.  There are lies about What Matters, and lies about Love.  There are lies about human nature.  Lies about beauty and peace and satisfaction and happiness; lies about mental illness and lies about sanity.  Lies about what is normal.  Lies about consciousness.  Lies about what we are capable of and what we aren’t capable of. 

It’s all lies, and it’s all a distraction.  YOU are the author of your story.  You ARE in charge of your life.  You CAN do great, amazing things – if only you set your mind to it.

You can change the World.  YOU can CHANGE the WORLD.  Most people don’t want to accept this, because that would mean they’d actually have to do something.  It means breaking free of the matrix that has been set up to keep our minds imprisoned, and we’ve gotten pretty comfortable there. 

But I promise you the TRUTH is so much more exciting, intriguing, and satisfying than anything could be over in that comfort zone of lies.  Our hearts are longing for truth, and once they catch a glimpse of it, the game is over.  The matrix will no longer satisfy. 

People are desperate for something more Real than this materialistic existence we’ve somehow confused with Life.  Don’t let the lies fool you!  We aren’t all happy consumers, and we’re beginning to see that we have the power to change things.  The house of lies is crumbling, and things are changing. 

Ignorance won’t always be bliss.  All these lies won’t always be “Truth.”  

We are learning.  We are opening our eyes.  

There’s a reason I put this in the title of my page — we are Evolving. (;

Love

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*P.S.:  Check out the “About EL” page for a little more insight into this post. (:

Change is Coming.

So, tonight I’ve decided to share with you just a little bit about me, personally – why I think the way I do, what I’d like to see in the world and what I am seeing.

When I first began “waking up,” as I call it – my enlightening moment while watching The Union: The business behind getting High, where I realized that if I had been lied to about this one thing (marijuana) my entire life, I was lied to about other things.  By the government.  By my school.  By my religion which extended to almost everyone I knew.  By TV and by non-profit organizations. 

Anyway, when I first started looking into all of these things, I pretty much had nobody around to talk to about it other than my boyfriend.  The general consensus around me seemed to be that anybody who thought the government or media would ever lie to us was crazy.  Since then, I’ve seen almost a complete one-eighty in the American population.  Almost.  There are still a good number of people who have complete faith that the government and the mass news-media have honorable intentions, but I see them as a shrinking minority.  There are people everywhere that I can talk to about these things.

I say that to say that things are changing.  Right now.  More and more people are starting to notice the systems of control that are in place to keep us complacent – and all of their flaws.  The next ten years is going to prove a very eventful time for humanity.  Not only are we evolving mentally, with more people embracing logic as the backbone of their beliefs, but we’re also growing exponentially in the technological area – the internet is going to gain some billions of voices over the next few years as access to it expands!  We’re also growing in our capacity to empathize with and love others.  Sometimes, people disappoint me and I fail to see this as true for a time, but looking over longer time spans, it is clear to me that people are becoming more accepting of others, in general.  It’s a wonderful thing.

The world’s going to be a completely different place soon.  As I said in this post, I am extremely excited to be living in the time that I am.  I really hope that we all get to watch the world become a better place, and not worse.  Seeing all the revolutions occurring around the world has made me much more hopeful about that idea.  People are changing. 

Imagine if it was everyone’s goal to leave the world in a better state than when we arrived.  The idea of what that would look like has convinced me to make it my goal.  Feel free to make it yours, too.  It’s how real change starts.

Much Love,

Evolve or Die.

In this day and age – at least in the Western World – you would be hard-pressed to find an individual who does not know at least the basic tenets of evolution.  Animals within species that possess beneficial traits for survival are more likely to survive and pass those same traits on to their offspring.  Conversely, animals that possess traits that are not beneficial to their survival will die off.  If an organism is completely unable to adapt to its environment, under the theory of Natural Selection, it will go extinct. 

I believe that the human race is currently in a critical period where humans who continue to destroy our environment with no respect for other forms of Life will be removed by that environment much like our body removes a virus.  Those among us who are unable to practice compassion and care for fellow human beings, as well as all other forms of life, will eventually kill ourselves.  A wise man named Carl Sagan once said that an organism that is at war with itself cannot survive.  This is becoming clearer and clearer as the years go by.

We, humans, are destroying our home, the very thing that brought us into existence.  We are pulling the plug on ourselves.  We are contaminating the oceans that brought forth the first life, polluting the air that keeps us alive, chopping down forests that help counter pollution, fracturing the ground upon which we live, tinkering with nature by genetically modifying crops, and if all that weren’t bad enough, we are killing off mass amounts of both animals and human beings.  Nature is self-correcting, and the more out-of-touch with nature the human race becomes, the more likely it is that nature will force us to change our lives or give up our privilege to be alive.

The fate of the entire human race is resting on the shoulders of every person living right now.  If we don’t blast ourselves into oblivion through nuclear warfare, the planet will find a way to deal with us through natural means: earthquakes, weather changes, diseases and the like.

If we don’t make it publicly known that we – the human race, collectively – will no longer put up with the exploitation of plants, of animals, of land, and of people.. we can be sure that life as we know it will be destroyed.  If we continue on our current path, failing to evolve and realize the inherit importance and interdependence of All Life – both big and small – we will surely die.

Do Something!

There’s so much that I see wrong with the world.  It’s not that there is no good; it’s just that I don’t see the good overcoming the bad in a lot of situations.  Basically, I see that there are a lot of problems, but I also see that, as a whole, the human race has access to all the resources in the world, all the labor in the world and all the intelligence in the world – we just never have taken advantage of that fact.  If we could get over our silly ideas about communism and anarchism and literally just act like a group because we are, we could fix everything so quickly… oh, so quickly.

But instead we do nothing.

We let people who we know are corrupt run things; we follow their laws, and put up with their surveillance while we just keep going to work, shopping and watching TV… like all of the world can just do that forever and everything’s gonna turn out fine

We.  Cannot.  Entrust the world.  To a few individuals.  Then sit around.  And do nothing.  And expect.  Everything.  To be okay!

We’re ruining the environment!  And I’m not just talking about global warming.  I’m talking about us spilling oil all over the place.  I’m talking about the mountains of trash in the oceans.  I’m talking about deforestation, and genetically modifying plants and animals without understanding the consequences it could have on the ecosystem.

We’re turning into a surveillance/police state.  We can’t know exactly how they’re using them, but there are cameras that track license plates at nearly every intersection in America.  There are drones patrolling our skies these days.  Did you know that?  CCTV cameras that are accessible even from remote locations are installed literally everywhere you go.  When you go to work, you’re on camera.  When you go grocery shopping, you’re on camera.  When you get gas, you’re on camera.  At the doctor’s office, you’re on camera.

Nobody’s happy with the government in America.  Republicans are mad; democrats are mad, and the independents, libertarians, and green partiers all don’t like how things are.  Congress has a six percent approval rating.  Nobody really seems to have a say in what’s going on up in Washington, and our representatives are not there to represent us at all.

I could go on, but we all know that things – at the least here in America, but also in other countries like Turkey, Brazil, Greece, China, Japan, Syria, Palestine, Iran, the UK, Iraq and many others – aren’t looking too good for a varying yet interrelated number of reasons.  I list all the other countries because I don’t want to make it seem like America’s problems are the only ones in the world that matter: they’re just the ones I am the most familiar with and feel like I can have the most impact on because I speak the language and actually live here.

My point is that there are a lot of things that are wrong, and there are a lot of people spending a lot of time either not addressing them or actually perpetuating them and making them worse. 

Some people may wonder why these things are such a huge deal to me, and there’s two main reasons:  the first is that I have to live in this world no matter how bad it is or gets, so if I can have anything to do with it at all, I want it to be a pleasant place to spend my One Life.  The second, though, is not so self-interested, and is about the fact that so many other people have to live with even worse consequences of the way things are:  extreme poverty, perpetual warfare and just a generally not-pleasant, repressed life are some of them.  For their sake, as well as my own, I feel very dedicated to changing the way Things Are on this planet.  I’d rather spend my entire life working hard to do that, than spend it in a comfortable luxury forever and wake up one day to realize the earth has become a real-life hell, or even worse, to see the human race go extinct through nuclear warfare or some other horrible means.  We have way more potential and can do WAY better than that.  I’ll always say this because it’s always true, but now is the time to Do Something.  So,

1, 2, 3…

Go!
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Hungry for Change

”We could feed a starving world with what we throw away.” – Nickelback

I work at a restaurant, so I know all too well the truth in that statement.  We probably throw away nearly a quarter of the food we sell.  At one point the other night I threw away almost an entire pizza, and that’s just one thing that I had to trash.  I was only one of eleven servers that night, and that doesn’t include what cooks, to-go, and the prep and expo lines all throw away.  The restaurant I work at is just one of fifteen-hundred in the same chain, and there are probably a hundred different chains from ours that also throw away that much food each and every night.  None of that even includes what fast food restaurants and grocery stores throw away, nor does it take into account the food that gets thrown away before it ever makes its way into a store.  And that isn’t even all.  There’s also all the food that gets thrown away in our homes: leftovers that don’t get eaten, food that goes bad, all kinds of scraps from cooking… 

As I hope you can see, just in America we’re probably throwing away food nearly every second.  Keeping that in mind, consider the fact that someone dies of hunger or malnutrition every 3.5 seconds throughout the world.  That’s a thousand people every hour, or 25,000 people every day!  If all the food that were thrown away in just the United States each day had instead been in the hands of those people who died, we very well could have prevented a large number of unnecessary deaths. 

I don’t see this situation of wasting so much food while people starve to death as any different than just standing by and watching – not doing anything – as you see someone getting assaulted or killed.  Personally, I get a guilty conscious every time I go to throw away a plate of food at work – especially when I am hungry also.  It upsets me knowing that something that’s going to go sit in a dump and rot could have fed both my boyfriend and I for the night.

The whole state of things is madness, but I know that there is a workable solution to the problem of World Hunger.  I can’t say exactly how that solution is going to look, but I do know it will require cooperation on a global scale, and something about our “system” that is modern capitalism will probably have to change – and drastically.  The solution to the problem would probably include an increased amount of local farming and gardening (community gardens are great!), as well as exploring different, more sustainable and productive models of growing food – for example, permaculture. 

Something about the amount of meat we consume as society is likely going to have to change as well.  Sad as it is, currently, an enormous amount of the food (like corn and grain) that the world produces is actually going into feeding animals that give us less than a pound of meat per pound of food that goes into feeding them.

The situation is a little sticky, and I’m not saying it won’t be complicated at some points trying to solve such a widespread problem.  However, it is the right thing for any decent human beings to do, especially considering the food hogs that we Westerners have become over the years.  I think we owe a big apology to the world. 

Speaking of the world, we really need to be talking about these things on a global scale – as, of course, we do many other important issues… But I think that some kind of online platform designed to facilitate debate and discussions between large numbers of people could really benefit all of us right now (and I’ll go into that more on another blog). (;

So, in your opinion:  what kinds of things can you see as helping to solve the problem of World Hunger in the future? Do you even think it can be solved?

Would love to hear what you have to Say. (;

Keep Loving ❤

Keep on Caring

“The opposite of Love is not Hate, it’s Indifference.” – Elie Wiesel

So, I went to write today and found it unusually hard to get my brain to spit out anything even remotely coherent, no matter what topic I attempted to tackle.  As I thought about why I was having such a hard time, I realized it’s because for the past few days, I haven’t had much passion for anything.  I feel apathetic, like everything is just there, I’m just here, and I’m having trouble feeling connected to the rest of the world in any meaningful way. 

Now, before you start psychoanalyzing me, I’m not clinically depressed or anything. I’m sure that this “bout of apathy” is going to pass rather quickly and is just a result of the chaotic, stressful nature of my personal life at this moment in time… however, it really has me thinking about how the only way to get people to step up and change things is to make them care about them, passionately.  Passion is what drives people get things done.  It’s one of the Most Powerful motivators.

In order for people to care about the world and people around them, they need to feel a connection to the world and the people around them.  When feeling disconnected – as I do now – it’s hard to understand why anything even needs to change.  I feel like everything is just happening around me as I just sit quietly by, observing – unaffected by it in any way.  It’s hard, if not impossible to want to change things when they don’t seem to affect you in one way or another. 

I know that recently I’ve kind of felt like the world, and people in general are giving me the message that it doesn’t matter what I do, I can’t change anything about society or the way things are.  I should just give in already and play the game.  Join the race!  Maybe the repetition of the message is finally getting to me…

But I know in my heart that none of that is true!  Even the smallest of actions can have the biggest of consequences, and many Parties of One have impacted all of Humanity through their thoughtful Words and courageous Actions. 

Every single person matters.  Every voice matters.  You matter, and I matter.  The world is full of Beauty worth Fighting for!  We can’t let our individualistic, materialist fear-based society get us thinking otherwise. 

Keep fighting the Good fight. 

Keep Caring.

Much Love & Light