My Social Activism

Posted by Lundgren Bjerrum on May 23rd, 2021

Social activism was the primary force behind the Arab Spring. From Egypt to Tunisia to Libya, social activism is alive and well. However, it seems to be taking a backseat to political posturing as many people turn their backs on those who engage in political debate or dissent. They are afraid to speak out for fear of being hurt. Others are censored by the Internet and are not allowed to express certain views online. There are plenty of folks who would like to see social activism disappear, but I think that's a pipe dream. The truth is that social movements like the Arab spring are an indicator of something much bigger. In fact, social activism is the key to any movement that succeeds or fails. I say this knowing that most activists lack of political savvy. They do not fully understand the workings of power and politics. It is through social engagement that power can be understood and change can occur. agency in foreign countries come with the unique advantage of being from other cultures. This helps them understand more about the issues facing their countrymen. They have firsthand experience with things like unemployment, hunger, violence, and other such things. For people like this, political affiliation isn't important. Additionally, social movements have shaped major world events like the cold war, world peace, and even the Green movement. Without social activism, these events would have never happened. The causes they fight for would have remained obscure. agency have brought awareness to pressing social issues like racism, sexism, and injustice. This is what I believe makes social issues meaningful. Issues like racism, sexism, and injustice are too often brushed aside. By taking them on and discussing them, we can make the world a better place for future generations. In the long run, I'm sure that all people will be happier as a result. One of the things that I like most about social activism is that it keeps you accountable. No matter where you are, you can be part of any campaign that's going on locally, statewide, or globally. You get to see what your choices will be on a personal level. Sometimes, I think that's why most social activists get involved in the first place: so that they can make a difference in the world. Another reason why I'm so into social activism is because I'm passionate about it. I've been involved in many different causes in my life. And I still get passionate about many other causes. Social issues seem to be one of the most important ones out there. It seems the world is making a big effort to improve social conditions one social angle at a time. The world would be a much better place without social activism. I think it's an incredible thing that everyone's dedicated their time and energy to make the world a better place. I'm not just saying this because I'm an activist; I'm saying this because I think it's a good idea. I think it's very noble, and I wish everyone had more of it. I believe in social change, I really do. I think the world would be a better place if everyone made a commitment to social change, if everyone joined in. I believe we need a social movement for environmentalism, because there's just no way that anyone is going to take responsibility for our planet if we continue to allow our industrialization process to run rampant. And unfortunately enough, I believe we have yet to even come close to exhausting the chemicals and pollutants in our atmosphere. I also believe that education is the most powerful way to make changes. I like to direct my activism toward educating people. I think it's important that we start being seen as an educational society. I think it's important that we start being seen as an intelligent society and a progressive society as well. One thing that I've noticed over the years is that a lot of younger people don't understand what social activism is about. They don't understand that the reason that people are organizing and making statements like social-change is because they are sick and tired of seeing the world is run like a machine with no real direction. I see younger people not wanting to take responsibility for their own lives. I see them trying to figure out how to get along and fit in with this larger group of people that they see as having power. So, I think that the best way to get people to take action is to take action yourself. Find something that you're passionate about. Find a way to make a difference in the world. Make sure that you can explain why you're doing it in a way that the general public can understand. That way, when you speak your mind, they will listen.

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