There is a movement afoot. It is a nonviolence movement recognizing black peoples’ innate rights to freedom, equality, and justice, just like anybody else. But it is deeper than that. It is genuine respect and unconditional love. We are all sisters and brothers, part of the same human family. We are all the same in wanting happiness and avoiding harm. We are similar to animals in this respect. These deep interconnections bring us together. They transcend national boundaries, culture, race, religion, gender, and language. This is a critical time for unity, not division.
We have lost sight of the similarities and focus only on the differences. Of course, we all have differences of gender, race, religion, family of origin, sexual orientation, and others. But these are not that […]
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 […]
Be bold. Be decisive. Be kind. Be understanding. Give the benefit of the doubt to the other. Respect yourself. Respect others. Remember there is a big world out there filled with living beings like our […]