On Understanding Those Unlike You

One connects with many others each day. Indirectly, far more. Maybe even does a decent job of getting along.

 "Of Constellations (Stargazer)" by Matt Vaillette

"Of Constellations (Stargazer)" by Matt Vaillette

What if your goal was to improve the world, as well?

One might make an unlikely friend, keeping an open mind. Just an open mind. Like galaxies colliding, both are influenced—neither destroyed. Enriched. Not just two galaxies. They've lead by example, showing others they can too.

 "Transmission L6" by Matt Vaillette

"Transmission L6" by Matt Vaillette

I MIGHT be... stubborn at times. I still like to figure out the merit in every viewpoint—and why someone feels a certain way. Compassion, empathy, it's more than hugs and kisses. It's a journey, challenge, a feast for the mind. It also pays due respect to everybody.

Understanding may not get media attention, but it matters a lot more than any clash we've invented, while pulling ten times the load.

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