I just dont get it.
What is stopping people from fighting injustice in this world? do people simply not care? cant be bothered? Too far away? Why does this even happen?
I was just wondering if i am alone in frequently despising this so called civilisation when there are so many fixable injustices and issues that should be raised, debated and solved because they seem so easy to sort on paper.. but i dont see many people dedicating time or serious effort into working for a better world.
Too many armchair activists and for the record im not claiming to be anything else, but im just wondering..
- 2012 new doomsday
The main mayan calander video just shy of 15,000,000 views not to mention google video, people who dont use youtube or even the internet..they will probably be preaching in the street about doomsdays and aliens and whatnot...
- Zeitgeist movement
Peter Jones' hard hitting documentaries exploring the failings of the modern world hitting millions of views and having thousands of people out in the streets in so many countries and cities promoting the ideals it promotes which are based around the venus project ( http://www.thevenusproject.com/ )
- Alex Jones
119,723 subscribers and counting again on youtube and its a radio show meaning this isnt a real representation of the numbers ( http://www.infowars.com/ )
50,000 students protesting fees increase (on Nov 11th) many voicing support although in 2008 there were 1.96 million in the UK
Fireman/tube strikes, im sure they are not the only people unhappy with working conditions who are lucky enough to have a union.
"608,000 paid workers (231,000 part-time). About 1 in 50 people in employment in the UK work in charities."
Could all these growing groups cause a mass social revolution or even bring on small changes bit by bit into this world if they were given a fresh direction or is it just a futile crusade against a corrupt world gone mad?
Lying governments, poverty, disease, oppression.. why do people take it? Watch
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Last edited by EggmanD; 09-12-2010 at 15:12.
- 09-12-2010 15:11
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- 09-12-2010 15:15
The tube strikes are joke frankly. They are striking claiming new changes will damage safety yet there have been about 3 close calls in the last few months.
I don't really get wha your talking about to be perfectly honest
- Thread Starter
- 09-12-2010 15:22
People protesting social injustice and a huge rise in conspiracy nutters thanks to the internet leading to any kind of social changes made by select groups with strong opinions.. do you think anything will change is what im asking lol
- 09-12-2010 16:28
because the people who matter generally live comfortable lives and they like it, the system works for them, so they won't change anything. the rest of the people are merely drones, people need leaders, they will group together under someone else's lead and do nothing against it. people are also generally self motivated, personal survival and well being always comes first, and thus no action is taken. if you want to change anything you need to cause maximum disruption to those who live comfortably, and lead the rest.