Thrive or Survive?
If the aim of life is self-development (Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray) then language, behaviour and knowledge are key.
Thoughts = Reality
If you want to live in joy, you have to make the decision to.
Equity for All
If you value equality, you have to practice and promote it.
Conversely, if you label things and people because it makes you feel better, then maybe consider taking a moment to stop, think and listen:
If you think there is nothing disturbing about these schoolyard scenarios, then quite possibly the rest of this post will mean little for you.
If however, you value diversity and the cultural exchange it facilitates, hold tight and consider for a moment:
As animals, we are programmed for survival no matter what the context.
As humans, our context will determine the challenges we will face and ultimately what our lives will look like and subsequently what our overriding motives will be – survive or thrive.
With the acquisition of knowledge, comes social responsibility and the need to do all we can to protect it.
Our freedoms enable us to embrace diversity.
What do you choose?