We have lost respect for our fellow human beings. We don't respect their personal space, their feelings, their boundaries, them full stop. We have become so self-obsessed we can't see as far as our own nose. We have so much yet nothing is ever enough. It all spells one word. Ingratitude.
But when Isobel was finally diagnosed with cerebral palsy and global developmental delay at one year old, I found myself dealing with extraordinarily complex psychologies. Yes, I had a label; but it wasn't what I expected.
Peace, prosperity and justice - we can have them all if we work together. There is no 'us' or 'them'. God is not a Christian but neither is S(he) an adherent of any other religion because no religion has monopoly on God.
How many labels do you hear each day? What about the numerous labels you place upon yourself throughout the day? It seems that today's society is made up of endless classifications and identifiers, but are they helping us or are they simply restricting our soul progression?
Syrians didn't expect to be let down by the same humanity who didn't abandon their Tunisian, Egyptian and Libyan brothers. Dear so-called humanity, what makes Syrians unworthy of receiving your real support of our aspirations to live in freedom and dignity?
Whatever your politics, however much of a geek you are, you have to have faith that human beings can rise above technology and touch people with meaning and with soul. For, if not, what is there to live for?
As The Obama administration continues to favour the Iranian regime of the ayatollahs, over the Iranian people, one has to question how in command of the reality of the situation, the President of the USA is. .