The feeling of powerlessness and resignation is already a success of the powerful. If no one ever stood up to change the social circumstances, nothing would have changed at all. Your actions matter!
You will not change the world on your own. Fortunately, you are not alone. It is enough to change the world in your personal sphere of activity – and to trust that others do as well. The world is a result of many personal spheres of activity. If those, who feel like they cannot contribute to social change would engage, the world would be a better place tomorrow.
Set small goals – even the longest journey starts with a first move. Here are 10 steps everyone can take:
- Be open, look and feel: Perceive what is happening consciously and with all your senses. Do not look away, do not shut yourself off, do not flee. Merely by caring for world affairs you can influence and change it.
- Critical consumption of media: Form your own opinion, question every information. Even more: Research profound information yourself. Try a new newspaper/magazine each month. Visit a new, alternative website once a week. Sign up for newsletters, e.g. of Attac, Mehr Demokratie, the Economy for the Common Good etc.
- Discuss with friends, family, neighbors, colleagues, when shopping…