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slacktivism

A portmanteau of the words ' schlaff' and 'Activism', and is used to refer to actions that people think instigate positive political change, but In fact do Very much little except make the Slacktivist feel even better. An example would be create or sing a petition - in all likelihood, it has no effect in the real world, but it will feel the person, they help make the world.< Termnewline > slacktivism < termnewline > has a negative effect may be, how people who feel in this practice become involved, as they have already done their good deed and will not pursue meaningful assistance, which they may have been otherwise.

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