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  • What has fuelled my passion for change really is righteous indignation at injustice.

  • Anybody can be an agent to change.

  • All it really takes is finding what you feel the most passion about.

  • I don't care what it is. It doesn't have to be a thing I care about.

  • But if it is an issue that stirs your passion, and by working on it you can contribute to the greater good - including for those who you do not necessarily like, politically or ideologically -

  • I think that everybody should volunteer a couple of hours a month.

  • I think people think that if they can't tackle all of the world's problems and make it all better overnight, there's no purpose.

  • I totally disbelieve that.

  • I believe that every action really does contribute to change.

  • The power that each and every one of us has to decide whether we want to be participants in creating the world we live in, or we choose - and this is also a choice that we pretend isn't - we CHOOSE to do nothing.

  • People say, "I'm not interested in politics."

  • Every single thing we do is politics.

  • The interaction of human beings is politics writ large.

  • I believe that we have to feel empowered to make that choice.

  • If we choose to feel passion about something and do nothing, you have chosen to do nothing.

  • Believe me, there are other people who will step into that gap, take your power and use it to accomplish what they want.

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RSA Shorts - Anyone Can Change the World

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    Colin Lin posted on 2018/12/27
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