How one should move to bring a change in society?

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  1. mathsmaster profile image67
    mathsmasterposted 10 years ago

    How one should move to bring a change in society?

    what step should be taken by one in order to bring a change in a society? From where one should take a start? How one can change the minds of people?

  2. MarleneB profile image92
    MarleneBposted 10 years ago

    I believe a person can make a change one person at a time. If a person is consistent in who they are and how they interact with people in their sphere of influence, they can make a change. People tend to emulate the habits of those they admire, so being a person people admire can bring about change in society.

    1. EstellaGrace profile image60
      EstellaGraceposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      The problem I see with your comment, however valid, is we as a "society" have lost sight of value.  The quality of person in admiration has dramatically declined.  In this instance, it is without a doubt always best to look to yourself.

  3. EstellaGrace profile image60
    EstellaGraceposted 10 years ago

    The best way for people to make an impact on society is to make an impact on their own lives.  Everyone thinks of "SOCIETY" as a "big thing" over which they feel they have no control.  In truth, society is simply comprised of the individual.  In this country, it is comprised of 300 million of those individuals.  These individuals claim to want freedom, but very few accept the responsibility that comes with it.  Until each and every one of us (or at least a vast majority) starts accepting responsibility for our actions, circumstances and outcomes, more of the same is what we will get.  There are no victims in life- all is fair in love and war.  Things happen to people- terrible horrific things- that's true, but there are no victims.  Everyone is free to decide to take a positive thought process.  It's a mental work out sometimes, but for the better always.

  4. Tusitala Tom profile image65
    Tusitala Tomposted 10 years ago

    This is an easy one.  You can't change another person.  You might be able to influence him or her in some way but you cannot render a change in them.  No, the only person you can change is yourself. 

    However, if you change yourself you change the environment in which you live.  You therefore find that you're not only happier but are more influential; people are drawn to happy people.

    So, forget about changing society.   Change yourself!   Oh, and make it a life-long job.  Then, after you've reached a certain stage, you won't feel the need to ask such questions ever again.

  5. ThompsonPen profile image65
    ThompsonPenposted 10 years ago

    I believe Gandhi said it best - Be the change you want to see in the world. If you want to see a money hungry society, then be that money hungry society. If you want to see a community driven way of life, then try and bring the community together.
    I believe that every one wants the same out of a society - something that can bring everyone forward. But we can't just let politicians dictate what our next moves are. We need to look within our immediate societies and see what change and revolution we can bring there, and then work our way up.

  6. shasha123 profile image73
    shasha123posted 10 years ago

    I believe to change society for the better going forward, we should allow prayer back into our schools. There is lots to be accomplished through the unity of prayer.  We are still one nation under God and we should acknowledge our maker everyday.  Hopefully our children would get to know that we have a father in heaven that watches all that we do -- and that there are conquences and rewards (both on earth and in heaven) for how we handle our lives here on earth. Great question!

    1. ThompsonPen profile image65
      ThompsonPenposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      But if it is a public school which celebrates the diversity of humanity, doesn't that mean forcing a belief on other children whose families are not of that belief?

    2. shasha123 profile image73
      shasha123posted 10 years agoin reply to this

      No, ThompsonPen I don't believe that this is forcing a belief on anyone. They  should be allowed to choose if they want to pray or not. But our nation as a whole seemed to have been safer and more peaceful when we prayed at school.

  7. Born2care2001 profile image75
    Born2care2001posted 10 years ago

    I know I have the power to change no one but myself. I have no desire to change anyone but myself. I do have a desire to fulfill my role as a part of the collective whole and I can improve that whole only when I am the best I can be!
    Blessings to you!

  8. Chuck Bluestein profile image65
    Chuck Bluesteinposted 10 years ago

    They should watch the song on Youtube by Michael Jackson called Man in the Mirror. It explains how you should start by making a change in the man in the mirror. I do not know who the man in the mirror is but he sounds imporrtant.

  9. cyoung35 profile image84
    cyoung35posted 10 years ago

    Start with being kind to everyone. Start with small things and then you can work on the larger problems.

    1. ThompsonPen profile image65
      ThompsonPenposted 10 years agoin reply to this


  10. phion profile image60
    phionposted 10 years ago

    It is a large task, but an easy answer.
    If you aim to change the world, do not discount the weight of simplicity.
    Do caring and generous things when no one is looking, or just to put a smile on your own face. Wave that car in that you normally wouldn’t, help that old man or lady with their groceries, etc etc.
    The truth is the world is going to continue to be an ugly and violent rock for the foreseeable future, the only thing that matters is what you do in respect to others while you go about your normal day.
    Help that single mom that has a trunk full of groceries, cut that older couples yard for them, open the door for that person, whoosaaa when that jerk drives like a bleep bleep, tell someone that matters to you that they mean a lot to you, or even give that bum a few bucks. All these simple things make a difference no matter how cheesy they sound.

    In the end, only your own actions will be on the scale of destiny. You need not change the world, even though you may hope to, in order to bring change to society. Lead by example, and more will follow.

  11. mathsmaster profile image67
    mathsmasterposted 10 years ago

    agree with you all. charity begins at home. But the problem is that can a single person be enough for all this? i mean when we move to do something for the betterment there are a lot of hurdles in the way. People love to through stones at you. It becomes an impossible job for a single. Now how to find people like you in the society? And if a person is right at his places, he is following the what he want to see in the society , then how long will he have to wait for a change in society?

  12. asknrj profile image61
    asknrjposted 9 years ago

    Change in society must start today. Check this. It's a nice read here: … he-society

  13. lostohanababy profile image56
    lostohanababyposted 8 years ago

    Seek out programs and organizations you like and can follow their out reach work that you join and be apart of and share values and ideas, one-on one basis.  The Homeless, Runaway Teens, Abused children, wives, and the elderly.  It may require some degree programs of study to qualify for the field of interest you may want to introduce yourself and move towards change in the area you live either from your neighborhood or enter Politics and get lucky to be voted in to a government position like a Judge, Mayor, or State Senator.  You can take it where you want it to go !

  14. passionatelearnr profile image83
    passionatelearnrposted 7 years ago

    you can't change can only change yourself.


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