“I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you are ought to be. This is the interrelated structure of reality” – Martin Luther King Jr.
Culture, has systematically conformed majority of the 7.6 billion human beings living in the world today to think and behave as if we are separate individuals; individuals who are competing with each other for scarce resources, especially money. We imagine that we can make it alone, and we have set boundaries between ourselves and other human beings; and between ourselves and nature.
The true position, however, is that life is full of interconnections which we do not pay attention to most of the time. Everything and everyone in the universe is interconnected, interdependent and interrelated. We are not solitary creatures, but social creatures. Everything we do revolves around somebody or something else, and we share a destiny with each other. As examples, to be born involves a father and a mother, to marry involves a spouse and the relatives, to be sick involves doctors and nurses, none of us can bury themselves after death.
The interconnections become evident when we share one another’s sorrows during Continue Reading "We Are Nothing Except For The Other"