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What was it that made you first start to think about saving the world?

Asked by wundayatta (58714points) August 14th, 2008

Was it a person? A teacher? A parent? That introduced you to the idea? A religion? A war? An experience that horrified you?

What was this experience that brought it all into crystal clarity: the world needs saving and you’ve got to help!?!

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generalspecific's avatar

this page that i found whilst stumbling left a suprising impact on me

other than that.. i have no idea. i sort of always felt like it needed saving, but didn’t know where to start/what to do.
honestly.. i think the lord of the rings movies played a large part.. haha
a little sad but oh so true.

gooch's avatar

Yellowstone national park

Spargett's avatar

We need to save the world from ourselves, individually.

Not everyone else.

marinelife's avatar

I have always believed that one person can make a difference.

augustlan's avatar

I was abused and not protected as a child, and always wanted someone to save me. For a long time, I just survived each day, with no thought of what was going on around me. When I was finally old enough to save myself, it dawned on me, that I’m not the only one suffering in the world. I think my experiences gave me a great deal of empathy to other’s suffering. I want, in some small way to save them.

SeekerSeekiing's avatar

Ditto Augustian: When I found myself at the mercy of it…

lacrosse247's avatar

the world ending made a big part of me careing and just the impact on the gas glaciers atmosphere and the wars we have been fighting which there is no point for people dieing everyday we don’t need that in life nor should and one have to go threw that

susanc's avatar

I’ve already saved the world. Don’t worry. It’s going to be okay. However. do stop driving your car, and plant a garden soon.

flameboi's avatar

everytime I watch cnn

mee_ouch's avatar

flameboi…...a great big high five….no, two great big _ high fives….

…when I can’t track my donations to reputable charities..

flameboi's avatar

thanks mee ouch!
I do track my donations :)

mee_ouch's avatar

sorry for the confusion flameboi….I meant the last comment as a response to the question….Sometimes my donations just disappear with the rest…..sigh

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