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Learning to Love the Ice Bucket

So, have you done it yet?

Have you accepted someone’s challenge, propped up your camera, and dumped ice water over your head?

I haven’t, and I won’t.  The whole thing feels a bit too much like slacktivism, and I’m already on record about being wary of anything that claims to “raise awareness.”  Too often, the true goal of such things is to raise your friends’ awareness of your altruism; maybe, by chance, some enlightenment comes along for a ride from time to time.

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