[Slacktivism]: The act of participating in obviously pointless activities as an expedient alternative to actually expending effort to fix a problem.
The Slacktivist in Beirut Tumblr “is about all those little things that make us feel like we’re making a difference when we're really just making ourselves feel better.”
It’s painfully hilarious. Here are some of our favorite posts so far:
When spotting a new campaign against sectarianism
When slacktivist is asked about the Syrian revolution
When yet another white person says they’re here “to learn Arabic”
What activists imagine joining a new collective is like
Check out the Tumblr for yourself and follow them on Twitter.
(Photo via slacktivistsinbeirut.tumblr.com)