"HUMAN BEINGS ARE INDEED MORE ALIKE THAN UNALIKE”
What is being human? "It is that part of us that takes no doing or having to exist” (Steingold). We are all alike and here for the same reason, to be sharing the world with the world. Life is a game. A game we all agreed to play. When did we agree to play this game? I'm not sure, and no one is. But all I know is that we all agreed to play together, with each other as partners and not as enemies in a fight or a race to get to somewhere first. By seeing each other, we are seeing ourselves. When we see everything as one and the same, we see that we are all part of a whole that is really each and everyone of us. Just like I'm part of my personal family, we're all part of the family of the world. The same blood runs through our veins...the human blood. Our ethnocentricity, our judgements, our choice of religion, our need to communicate does not reflect our differences, but are what make us all more alike than unalike.
As human beings, we always put ourselves in the center of all things, no matter the situation. Sometimes we find it hard to get to sleep at night, and we often complain about it, but we don't think of the homeless family who has no bed to lie in. When we lose hope over a relationship gone bad, we're not thinking of the person who has never known what's like to love and be loved in return. Some days we grin our teeth, just because we had to work on a couple of weekends; we should think of the woman who works 14 hours a day, 7 days a week, for $100 to feed her family. All human being is egocentric, even if they say they're not. We should all accept ourselves just the way we are, and recognize that we all make mistakes, which is not a bad thing, because that's exactly what makes us more human.
Human beings by nature have opinions about something or someone else, and these opinions are not always positive. How many times have we judged or being judged by our way of ...
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