||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.
Approaching peace step-by-step
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.