Redefining Apathy: Let's Remove Barriers and Obstacles to Positive Action

Is it really true that people are apathetic and just don't care? That we humans are selfish and self-absorbed? Dave Meslin, in his TEDx Toronto talk, shoots down the assertion that people are apathetic. He posits that "Apathy as we think we know it doesn't actually exist. But rather that people do care; but we live in a world that actively discourages engagement by constantly putting obstacles and barriers in our way." Check out his talk (about 7 mins):



Meslin's talk is full of important insights and ideas for humane educators and changemakers to explore. What are the barriers and obstacles to positive change, and how can we dismantle them?

Share your ideas with us!

~ Marsha

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