Legs, hands, arms, face. Heart, brain, feelings. These and much more make us human beings.
Not colour, race, religion or even sexual orientation. Heterosexual, homosexual, bisexual, transgender – christian, muslim, hindu – these are not what classify people.
Why is it so difficult for you to understand a person who is different from you?
We do not bat an eyelid before going ooh and aah over a stray puppy – we do not enquire about the whereabouts of its parents or lineage. We are more than happy to bring home a stray and raise it as one’s own. But what happens when it comes to human babies? Are they not worthy of a childhood? Are they not just like you, but not as fortunate as you are? People freak out when they hear about the word adoption. It is such a wonderful way to give a home to so many deserving but unfortunate childhoods.
Watch this video if you have the time to spare – it is heartening to see that brands are now communicating in the global language of emotions.
Each year April is special for the blogging community as a lot of us embark on the AtoZ Challenge – one where each day of April, we attempt to write on one English alphabet. The letter for the day is E and today’s post revolves around the word Empathy.