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“But is there something I can do?” is often the question we ask when looking for societal relief, change, or reform. Activism and service—or the practice of taking action to bring about political or social change for a perceived greater good—seeks to answer that question. Activism is the choice to work to change social norms and practices that are systemically oppressing, suppressing, or harming a population or place. Activism can be a singular or collective action, expressed in many different ways, whether through art, demonstration, or preferential patronage. Service is the voluntary use of our own time, energy, and efforts to attempt to ease the suffering of or heal the harm done to others, in order to build a more cohesive and vibrant community. Life is continuously evolving, and the twists and turns of history have been and will continue to be ushered in by the activism of those seeking change.

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Sister Joan Chittister: "Every Moral Moment Demands a Choice" | SuperSoul Sunday | OWN

Author and activist Sister Joan Chittister challenges us to combat apathy in our own lives. Rather than wait for others to solve the country's problems, Sister Joan explains why it is both our moral and spiritual responsibility to take action ourselves, and make the world a better place for all.

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If People Say This About You, Something Is Wrong! | Maya Angelou | Top 10 Rules

She was an American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist. She’s best known for her series of seven autobiographies, which focus on her childhood and early adult experiences.

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10 of the Most Stoic Moments in History | Ryan Holiday | Stoicism

In this video, Ryan Holiday talks about 10 of the most Stoic moments in history and the people involved.

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