Learn To Get Along With (And Even Like!) People That Aren't Like You
In the era of social media echo chamberswhere people associate mainly with those that think the same way,
have we forgotten that all human beings have innate value,
and are all worthy of love and respect?
Even when we strongly disagree with them?
It is not possible for people to be the same
This unique position is vital to the proper operation of the universe.
You are only "you" because everyone else is who they are!
People are more complex & beautiful than what we see
the most superficial layer when we quickly categorize & judge others.
People have hidden depth that we are often unwilling to admit
Life is not an ego struggle for survival
people that we think work against us are actually our collaborators!
The big picture of the universe is co-operation
What about "Enemies?"
desire to do us harm. The most powerful thing you can do to is
cultivate respect, forgiveness, and even love for these individuals.
We can learn to respect even those who hate us
We can do what is necessary without violence
to escalate into animalistic passion. We are human beings, capable of
using wisdom and discernment to make tough decisions, out of love.
We have more in common than we think
human condition. The differences are not as huge as we are led to believe.
Everyone laughs, cries, and experiences both joy and pain.
It is simple to make the world a better place to live
and cultivate basic respect for all people. We may even learn to like them
as we discover they are not so different from us after all.
All pictures used are public domain, except
the last three, taken during my trip to India
Please share your experience with me, if you'd like :)