The Man Who Changed the WorldSubmitted by Michael Nystrom on Thu, 03/01/2007 - 20:34
I was at one of my favorite coffee shops the other day, and read something that made me think of Ron Paul. It went something like this:
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There was a man who wanted to change the world. He found that he wasn't making much progress, so he tried instead to change his country. This was also too difficult, so he tried to change his neighborhood. When he didn't have success there, he tried to change his family. Even that was easier said than done, so he settled merely to change himself.
And he succeeded!
Then an interesting thing happened. Once he had changed himself, he had an effect on his family, and his family changed. And when his family changed, his neighborhood changed. When his neighborhood changed, his country changed. And when his country changed, the world changed!
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Dr. Paul has already succeeded in changing the world by living his beliefs without compromise. Ron Paul sets an excellent example of where all of us should begin in our quest to change the world and make it a better place: With ourselves.