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The Changing the World Problem

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Everyone wants to be the one to change the world, right? This sentiment is brightly declared in schools across the country, making its way into the lexicon of every American child. It does not matter how fantastical this notion is, “changing the world” still lives on eagerly in our imaginations. It is a sentiment soaked in ambition and hopefulness, but laced also with a sour presumptuousness.

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Lauren Reiff

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Writer of economics, psychology, and lots in between. laurennreiff@gmail.com

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