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UNCRPD in Ireland – begging for change

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The last few months, I’ve read and watched more political news about Donald Trump than I could stomach. As a result, shortcut rambling and biased vernacular on Twitter now linger in my own vocabulary when I try to write.

While it is true that you cannot bring about transformation by using blank expressions or hyped-up buzzwords that portray unfairness, ignorance and baseless conjecture, there is a limit to what is morally and personally allowed. It’s fair to say, so, that I have never been so amazed and shocked by any politician in such a short time frame. More annoyingly, because I love psychology so much, I keep going back because I want to know more about Trump’s state of mind.

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But nudging isn’t enough

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“I spend half my time comforting the afflicted, and the other half afflicting the comfortable.”
(Wess Stafford)

“If you’re afraid to defend your convictions because you might get your ass kicked for it, you’re not really fit to advocate for them.”
(James Carlos Blake)

“But nudging isn’t enough.”
(Jacqueline Novogratz)

“Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the worldwould do this, it would change the earth.”
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