At a time like this where politics, inequalities, climate change and over-consumerism are grey zones that pollute our positivity, and trigger doubts on the integrity of humankind, it is important to take a step back from judgment and remember – we are all only human.카지노사이트
It took me a solid 26 years, a good share of experiences, and this moment of silence (silence from humans that is, as the sounds of the waterfall and humming insects guide my pen), to realise how much love, and kindness, compose happiness.
The best and foremost example I can turn to is children. Living a few months in one of the most rural of communities in Nepal, I have come across a good number of children; and in all honesty, other than the language, they are quite similar to everywhere else in the world! Well, some do tend to wear make-up, but that’s a traditional, cultural practice.
When a child cries, all he hopes for is a hug, care, affection, love. Being surrounded by other humans, feeling loved and looked after, are things babies long for; fulfill those needs and they will pop a smile. Shout at them and they will cry – whether it is justified or not. The test is quasi-inevitable. You can be in the busiest neighbourhood of Hong Kong, in a celebrity home in Hollywood, or in a brazilian slum, these reactions are natural, human instinct. Love, a feeling of kindness, makes people happy. It’s not culture, it’s nature. It’s human.
We’ve all had fights and disagreements that have kept our minds in a grey space without any prospect of an exit sign around, no access to a happier place. We’ve all fed off – and do everyday – from how we feel. There is a French expression that translates to “appetite comes as you eat,” it is applicable for every single human emotion, not just appetite. We lock ourselves up into our emotions, omitting the power we have to flip them over.
When it comes to the question of our humanity, the jury has been out for the count and with good reason; as a term, it is described as being human, refers to human beings collectively or the act of valuing human life and being benevolent. One of the reasons why humanity is hard to define these days is mainly on account of our actions over the past several decades. We often live under the impression that we have this inbuilt humanity that gives credence to our actions and that under the right circumstances, even the hard decisions we take, are ‘humane’ enough because our built-in monitor says so. As a result, some of the worst atrocities had been committed to our species that begs the question as to whether our humanity is flawed. 바카라사이트
While it should be obvious even to the youngest among us, the acts we take define us and in a sense, humanity as a term had indeed taken a hit over the last few decades. Of course, in the course of our history several monarchs, prime ministers, and other leaders had taken several ‘hard’ decisions which caused countless suffering and misfortune to others, it was not their humanity that pushed them to take such actions but rather the absence of any that resulted in them making these decisions.
Nazism is but the perfect example of the same; while on one hand, it is understandable that a nation that felt cheated and humiliated after the terms of agreement post-world war I would want to support their domestic leader and in this case Hitler as he infuses them with a sense of nationalism and resurgence of Germany as a powerful nation. But what many would find hard to accept is that most of the population in Germany did not lift a finger to help the Jews and other communities as Hitler carried out the final solution. In fact, when Auschwitz was finally liberated at the end of the war, the residents of the nearby population was taken around the camp to view the extremes of human behavior that left them shocked along with the rest of the population. It is incidents like this that make us question our very humanity. 온라인카지 See also Speech on Myself
It is not just the extremes of human behavior and the resultant actions but also the fact that we often find it easier to ignore some of the worst excesses of human behavior because we prefer to shut our eyes to the truth. The worst part about our humanity is that it is malleable, and one that we can reason with and conform to suit our behavior. Given such incidences including the ones that took place recently in Syria, where Bashir used chemical weapons on his own people, which makes us question the very notion of humanity. Well, humanity is a real personality trait and this may differ from one person to another depending on their make-up, it Is nevertheless something that can easily be modified to suit our actions and decisions. This is what we should not let happen for if we keep changing the goal post to suit our actions, then our ‘humanity’ is soon going to go amiss, and then, there wouldn’t be much to differentiate us from animals.