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Anne N

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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 18 2012: anne, I googled "organization promoting respect," and I found that there are some orgs promoting respect. If you wanted to promote respect through an org, maybe you could get involved with one of these. Some of these orgs focus on childhood education, teaching kids respect.

    if you can't find one of these orgs that you like, there's obviously a million issues to work on, and they all involve respect. For example, a pacifist organization tries to get people to not make war, and I'm sure one of the ways they do it is to promote respect.
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      Nov 20 2012: Thanks for letting me know about organisations that promote respect! They sound interesting. I agree about the million issues to work on! I definitely support a few causes and try to promote respect through these causes, although it may not be their main focus.

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