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Us vs. Them

They are different—
  races,
     colors,
      religions,
        national origins,
          ages,
            sexes,
              orientations.
—To be feared.

We are different—
  races,
     colors,
      religions,
        national origins,
          ages,
            sexes,
              orientations.
—To be loved.

A shift in pronoun makes all the difference — changing perspective, converting the other to us. Instead of they being someone to be judged and feared, we are to be accepted and loved.

By Brent Logan

Engineer. Lawyer. WordPress geek. Longboarder. Blood donor. Photographer. Ally. MoreĀ aboutĀ Brent.

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