Quiz: How Did You Change the World in Your Past Life?
How Did You Change the World in Your Past Life?
By: Jennifer Post
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About This Quiz

You hear people use the phrase "life-changing" quite often. Most of the time those references are hyperbolic, but some people have actually have changed the world with their actions, products or events. In the past, acts like marching, making speeches, or refusing to move to the back of the bus have had huge impacts on human life in America. While it might seem like things that happen in your own country, town or home can't change the world, you would be surprised. 

People have their own individual interests, and these interests are what keep the world turning (well, aside from gravity). Someone who is interested in teaching might take a crack at making education more equitable. Someone interested in cooking might make meals to give to a homeless shelter. There are so many ways to change the world, even if that world is just your immediate surroundings. Eventually, it could have a ripple effect that will make its way around the globe. 

When you look at past leaders or ordinary people who have done extraordinary things for this world, what do they all have in common? It could be perseverance. It could be gumption. Do you have it too? Take this quiz and we'll guess how you changed the world in your past life!

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