If you think a single person is just too small to make a difference, you should read up on Jadav Payeng, the "Forest Man of India".
When he was 16 he started planting trees on a deforested sandbar. He made it a habit of planting at least one tree every single day - over the course of the last four decades.
His forest now encompasses an area of about 1,360 acres / 550 hectares and is home to not only over one hundred elephants, but also monkeys, tigers and deer.
Be the change you desire!
@fribbledom That only works if you don't have a system actively pushing back on the change you're trying to make.
If Mr. Payeng was up against some active logging, his forest wouldn't stand a chance.
I get the sentiment of your statement, just that sometimes the best way to challenge something is to create something new entirely, instead of working within it.
@fribbledom "Be the change you desire!"
But I don't know if I want to be a cents, a pence, a fen, a paise, a cen, or an ore.
My desires often involve such a crisis.
@fribbledom Love it, and found the book that you were probably referring to: The Boy Who Grew a Forest: The True Story of Jadav Payeng - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/40702229-the-boy-who-grew-a-forest
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