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If you could advocate for ONE cause only, what would it be? Why?

Recently, I watched Faith Jegede's talk titled "What I've learned from my autistic brothers". The talk got me thinking -- Most of us have a cause we believe in, and these causes are usually diverse from increasing fashion consciousnes to saving the animals or reducing stigma of people with mental health issues.

I'm interested to know about the cause you believe in and the one you would advocate for. I'm interested in why this particular cause is important to you, and why the world needs to know about it.

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  • Nov 15 2012: World peace. Because we need it.
    PS: We = humanity.
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      Nov 19 2012: Why do you think humanity needs world peace?

      What do you envision in a world that is completely at peace? :)
      • Nov 19 2012: The world as it is, can not be completely at peace.
        Just as the world as it is can not be totally crime free, or free from people who would cheat in relationships.

        But excellence or perfection should always be set as the ideal worth pursuing. There would always be criminal elements, but societies are to encourage crime-free campaigns; there will always be cheating husbands/wives, but spouses still expected and strive for faithfulness. Not all sprinters would win olympic medals but they have to set their sights of becoming the best.
        World peace is a laudable pursuit.
        Hopelessness and mediocrity has hardly ever solved problems or made the world a better place.
      • Nov 19 2012: The world as it is, can not be completely at peace.
        Just as the world as it is can not be totally crime free, or free from people who would cheat in relationships.

        But excellence or perfection should always be set as the ideal worth pursuing. There would always be criminal elements, but societies are to encourage crime-free campaigns; there will always be cheating husbands/wives, but spouses still expected and strive for faithfulness. Not all sprinters would win olympic medals but they have to set their sights of becoming the best.
        World peace is a laudable pursuit.
        Hopelessness and mediocrity has hardly ever solved problems or made the world a better place.

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