How can you (yeah you) change the world?
In a world where there's at least one person that disagrees with your point of view, in systems that resist change, where corruption and self interest plague the majority, in a world with exponentially increasing population and decreasing natural resources, in a society that is rotting at its core, where morals variey by an individuals background, and individuals are becoming increasingly isolated, and conforming to a subpar standard, with all the information of the world at our fingertips, at the touch of a button. What can we do as people? As individuals? As members of a global society? As saviours? And please God don't bring up Jesus. But really. What can YOU (yeah you) do to change the world? To influence society? To fix the system? To understand better? And why can't we do it now? What's holding us up? You can say greed, and stubornness, and nationalism, and religious brainwashing, and you can call it purely animalistic. But what is it about everything that holds us up? Why can't we escape the mundane and frivilous? Where and when is innocence lost? Is it our nature? What's missing? What aren't we doing? And how can you (yeah you) change that?
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- In prison Damien Echols was known by his number SK931, not his name, and had his hair sheared off. Stripped of his identity, the only thing he had left was his skin.
- This is why he began tattooing things that are meaningful to him — to carry a "suit of armor" made up the images of the people and things that have significance to him, from his friends to talismans.
- Echols believes that all places are imbued with divinity: "If you interact with New York City as if there's an intelligence behind... then it will behave towards you the same way.".
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