Our Humanity

Nichole - High Point, North Carolina
Entered on October 5, 2008
Age Group: 18 - 30
Themes: humanism

Every person has a scared child inside yearning for acceptance. We put up barriers, walls and fences to protect ourselves from a fear of rejection. We join groups, fraternities, and gangs, but in truth, everyone simply wants to be loved. Deep down we are all that six year-old child desiring acceptance in a large world.

They key to solving almost all the world’s problems is setting aside differences and seeking similarities. We must take down the walls we as nations, people, and a society build. It is essential that we have the courage to be ourselves and in turn accept others for themselves.

In truth we are all far more alike than we are different. The greatest strength and weakness known to man is our humanity.