The Power of Thinking Small


Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.

– Margaret Mead

This quote is often repeated in order to remind us that, in the midst of an apathetic majority, a small minority of people can make big changes. Even major social movements begin with small acts like lunch counter sit-ins, or consciousness-raising groups for battered women held in living rooms and over kitchen tables.

The antics of the Tea Party Caucus of Congress serves as a good, contemporary reminder of the power of relatively … Read more “The Power of Thinking Small”