‘Us and them’ thinking is outdated, no longer relevant, as we live in an increasingly interconnected world. More relevant is to relate to everyone as our brothers and sisters. WE are one human family of 7.8 billion people inhabiting this planet. We are literally neighbors. National artificial boundaries divide and harm us rather than unite and help us. These national boundaries are becoming impediments to working together on the climate emergency, denuclearization, social and racial equity, economy, and reducing the extreme gap between rich and poor. As we all have the same emotions, and physical attributes, we are all human beings. Superficial differences like gender, race, country, etc. become less important.
Common decency and mutual respect are sine qua non – without which there is nothing. Without decency and respect, chaos and conflict prevail. Unfortunately, common decency and mutual respect are losing ground. People are acting […]