I Believe An Ordinary Person Can Indeed Change The World

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    One Spot Of Grain Can Tilt The Scale

    I believe that a slight wind can change the course of a wave on the ocean. In battle, one soldier couldmake a huge diference between life and death. Same goes with one spot of grain added to one side of the scale can tilt it. ordinary as in you and I, a brother and sister. We are...
    lighthouse2010 lighthouse2010
    41-45, M
    1 Response Apr 6, 2011

    If You Want To Fix America, Paul Krugman’s Selling Prosperity Is A Good Place To Start.

    @thomasw540  #Transforming America  ramrodd.tumblr.com In 1993, President Bill Clinton had a choice between Paul Krugman and Dr. Laura D’Andrea Tyson as his Chief Economic Advisor. He chose Dr. Tyson because, in person, she is a cute as a bug and  Clinton was always partial...
    Ramrodd Ramrodd
    61-65, M
    Nov 28, 2012

    I would just like too say

    for an app I found by accident thanks too all the people who respond too what I have too say some of you give some sound advice others entertain and I am very thankful for all the insight and I am glad I can share my reponses as well simply I am writing this too say thanks
    queenofthesouthpaw queenofthesouthpaw
    22-25, F
    Jan 29, 2015

    Let's Change The World!

    "If you want to be happy, make others happy" so let's do it. I know how you can feel more confident, happy and proud about yourself. It's easy... make others happy. Hug someone you see for the first time, smile to the sad person you see on the street, ask somebody how they REALLY...
    thepianogirl thepianogirl
    18-21, F
    90 Responses Nov 27, 2012

    You are beautiful. Just in case no one has told

    you lately, we all need you! Even though I don’t know your name, or what you look like, I believe that we are one. Born with a heavy heart and shining smile, longing to dance among the stars we gaze to. Drawn to those who recognize that love is a beacon of light for those lost...
    GoodSignMan GoodSignMan
    31-35, M
    1 Response Oct 16, 2014

    i believe there are millions out there

    that can, they just don't believe in themselves that they can..so here's to all who think they want to, not to sure if it's possible, to scared to start.. GO FOT IT!! i believe in you..and that's a start :-)
    raggedeagle raggedeagle
    31-35, F
    1 Response Jul 13, 2015

    I Love You All

    Many days and nights,evening cities with lights we rep it nice,with fire and ice but get down on the mics,used transport fire,shadow ,water and ice then summon God and knock onmy heart and sit with Christ,saving everyone and doing it right,I represent God,holy ghost and Christ...
    Seventhirty457 Seventhirty457
    31-35, M
    Dec 7, 2012

    Just 1.

    One is an important number. It's not the Number that defines loneliness, it's a number of belief. In this world, it only takes a unique single individual to touch a soul. It can be any kind of touch. A caring notion or a simple smile. Anything counts in this one life that we live...
    Amej2769 Amej2769
    18-21
    Dec 4, 2012

    Savior

    Are the dynamics of history determined by collective or by individual forces? Every historian has a position on this. Generally speaking the two schools are traditionally either Marxist or liberal and capitalist.  For a while, when the Soviet Union finally dissolved some...
    moreandless moreandless
    56-60, M
    May 28, 2010
    HidingInTheMusic HidingInTheMusic
    18-21, F
    Dec 2, 2015

    All our activists and revolutionaries were

    average people . Even our villians were ordinary .
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies
    18-21, F
    Jan 28, 2015

    Let's face the facts; no one is really ordinary,

    and each and everyone of us is responsible for everything out of the ordinary. Watch Bill Nye not only explain the problems affecting all of us but also comes up with the most effective solutions. https://www.yahoo.com/katiecouric/bill-nyes-solution-for-climate-change...
    diamondgirl07 diamondgirl07
    36-40, F
    Dec 2, 2015

    What Is Ordinary?

    I believe that everyone has extraordinary in them. Some people use it all the time. Some people use it once. And then there's everyone else in the middle. We can change the world, one deed at a time.
    NoLongerHere NoLongerHere
    41-45, M
    4 Responses Apr 18, 2013

    Our Story Will Just Begun

    Dear Sir/Madam The process of perception began in our minds. All our thoughts are aiming to distinguish good and evil. The silence that we keep has to be broken. We have to get rid of the lie from our world, to learn on mistakes made in the past. With our beliefs manifesting...
    revolutions2012 revolutions2012
    22-25
    Dec 1, 2012

    Ilove God Earth And You

    Dear brother'sand sisters from other mothers i am writing to tell you how much it is better to do on to others good things without hope that they will do one to you for God is real and here really does love each and every one of you and I do too Holy Holy holly is he i speak...
    Seventhirty457 Seventhirty457
    31-35, M
    Dec 1, 2012

    Let'S Think Of A Way To Change The World Together

    I recently created a forum with the purpose of sharing with other people our thoughts about how to change the world. Of course, this forum would also be a place where we could have fun talking with each others and sharing our problems, asking help, talking about stuff, etc. So...
    Iamthemanofmiracles Iamthemanofmiracles
    16-17
    May 23, 2013

    I believe that an ordinary person doing

    ordinary things can change the world. Social Media will help us make what is ordinary in the USA be ordinary all over the world.
    socialskillstraining socialskillstraining
    16-17, M
    Jan 28, 2015

    Confusion

    I don't even know if I should be writing this, but I can't get it off my mind. So here we go... Today I heard about a guy who I used to go to school with. He is in a coma because he took a lot of drugs and was huffing. I just heard it today. He is 18 years old and he might die...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Nov 29, 2012

    His Son Killed By Us Yet He Still Loves Us

    Their are not enough ways or letters in my language or on the earth to say how much i love my lord the living God i must say, everyone of them i speak is still not enough to explain how much he loves and adores us you see to each other we are just a bother to him we are...
    Seventhirty457 Seventhirty457
    31-35, M
    Dec 25, 2012

    Just look at all the great discoveries in life!

    Columbus Copernicus. Vasco de Garma Henry Ford Edward Jenner All the other scientists that figured out how to treat or cure illnesses! Think of the kids that took their call up notices,learned to shoot a rifle. Then had to accept killing another man in order to stop a bunch of...
    picklebobble picklebobble
    51-55, M
    Oct 16, 2014

    36 Hours Ago I Had A Brain Surgery

    I don't consider I am an ordinary person... It's not an egocentric appreciation, it's more a profound gratefulness with life, God.. 36 hours ago I had a cavernoma removed from my left frontal lobe, thru a very complex craniotomy procedure. My doctor explained all the Risks...
    CaroConsuegra CaroConsuegra
    31-35, F
    Nov 29, 2012

    Proof

    the tank man of Tiananmen square... http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/tankman/view/ this video is 90 minutes long...but it is so worth while imo.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    May 8, 2010

    if only more good people believed in their

    abilities..imagine the possibilities this world could be..never let the man get you down..I'm here to high five, the high flyers :)
    raggedeagle raggedeagle
    31-35, F
    Jul 3, 2015

    If it is part of someone's life path to do good

    for humanity, they are going to do so without the expectation of fame, fortune, etc. If such things finds them, that would be because karma decreed it, but it won't be necessary. The intrinsic reward comes in the good energy that follows any good deed. Anyone who helps others...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 17, 2015

    Leonardo Da Vinci

    Leonardo Da Vinci was the bastard son of a notary and wasn't even supposed to get an education due to his social status. But when he was little he stole his fathers papers, which he had an abundance of because he was a notary (paper was a rare commodity in those days) and he...
    ijustneedtoletitout ijustneedtoletitout
    31-35, F
    Nov 29, 2012

    What Are You Waiting For? Make A Difference Today!

    Have you ever taken issue with something, that at your core, you knew, was unfair or just plain wrong?   Maybe it was a policy issue such as healthcare reform or a human rights issue like poverty.   Whatever it was, it moved you to consider a solution...
    Hope4Her Hope4Her
    31-35
    1 Response May 5, 2010

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