Most human tragedies, both domestic and large-scale, have started with one fatal shift: When we have started to see people as objects.
Following the river’s advice, we will be better at building peace when we adapt to the environment, are patient & persistent, and apply the least amount of pressure necessary.
Being certain about our perspective makes us not only blind and ignorant but also impedes us from actively transforming our conflicts towards peace.
We all have relationships we would like to improve. Yet we struggle to do so for a simple reason: We fail to acknowledge our own mistakes.