A word is worth a million images


A word when read or heard will form a unique image in the mind of the listener or reader. Unique because each individual has his or her own perspective on everything, which exist within the reality they have created for themselves. For example take the word 'love', it will form a different image in each individual's mind. Each image viewed differently for the same reality.


For each word, billions of people, can potentially envision billions of unique images.


Why is this important to appreciate?


Harmony between people can only be achieved if people are willing to accept that different individual and communities have different realities Each reality shaped by environment, society, family, learning and experiences.


Openness and engagement helps us evolve and becoming wise, permitting us to broaden, deepen and make vibrant our individual perspectives and allows us to better understand and respect the perspectives of others.


It is useful to remember that, the foundation of a civilisation is respect not tolerance.


 

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