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You and the world

In the modern world each of us has an effect on, and is affected by, the world around us. This section explores how our actions affect the wider world and how the wider world can influence and affect us.  Click on each section heading to find out more!

How the world affects us

In our daily lives, we each receive a large number of messages from a range of sources – including our education, family, friends, the media, advertising and many other sources.

 How we affect the world

Many of the actions we take in our daily lives – even the simplest thing like buying a sandwich – are just the tip of the iceberg in a complex web of events that can effect a wide range of people, creatures and environments.