||This talk of 'embracing strangers' sounds good, but is it possible? Is human nature so magnanimous?
|| Well, talk is certainly easier than action. At the same time, why expect the worst from others?
||Why expect anything? Expectations sow the seeds of frustration.
||Personally, I think expectations are hard-wired into our operating system. We can't expect people to relinquish their expectations.
and helping strangers
are small ways of fostering peace.
to greed and prejudice
are small steps towards harmony.
Peace may seem
distant & unattainable
but we can create small pieces of peace
and over time
isn't that something big?
||Haven't humans been seeking peace since the dawn of time?
||Who knows? One thing is certain: that word gets a lot of lip service.