In Praise of Unity. I’m all in favour of diversity but it seems so sad when differences get in the way of us respecting each other.
Here’s something that occurred to me the other day. It’s written in 100 words.
Why? Well, I like the discipline of getting down an idea in exactly one hundred words – not a word more, not a word less.
How often since the beginning of human civilisation
have groups of people broken away from their community,
and those they’ve deserted,
Like a jigsaw puzzle with increasingly smaller pieces.
Sometimes before we know it,
those who aren’t
are no longer referred to as
Countless wars have shown us the result of such fragmentation
and periodically, we recognise this and band together.
United we stand; divided we fall.
Until once again, we entertain thoughts of
And all the time, the jigsaw pieces decrease in size and grow in number.