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The Disconnection between Social Conscience and Social Consciousness. (Or, How Socially Conscious Are You?)

Over the past few years, I’ve met a number of people who describe themselves as “socially conscious”. When asked what they mean by that, they usually say they are concerned about the various global and local social, economic, and environmental injustices that exist in the world and want to help create a more socially just, environmentally sustainable world. This definition more accurately describes what it means to have a social conscience, rather than what it means to be “socially conscious”, but it’s all good, isn’t it? In a word, “no”. Want to know why? Keep reading….

October 10, 2015   Posted in: Social Justice  7 Comments