Sadly, there have been too many random acts of violence in the United States, and I cannot understand this. What happened to humanity, or have too many people forgotten the meaning? I know many of us have seen how some of our political leaders behave, or maybe I should phrase this as how they misbehave. Just because we witness how a political leader acts, it does not mean it is the way we should act. We all have different beliefs and there is not anything wrong with this. It is important to realize we are all in this world together, and we must start learning ways to accept these differences. There is no right or wrong way to live, and it is only wrong to mistreat or be unkind to others. If someone is not causing harm to others, what does it matter? No one should fear living their life the way they want to and the ways that make them happy.
I am sure most of us know what the meaning of humanity is, but I do believe we may need to help remind others of the meaning. The exact meaning of humanity is simple, it is the quality or state of being humane. This is just being compassionate, sympathetic, and or having a generous behavior or disposition. In the rest of this post, I am going to share several ways to demonstrate humanity, and I am sure there are many other ways.
1. Although it may be different to find with some, we should try looking for the good in people. It is similar to there being two sides to every story, everyone has their good and bad sides. It is possible for those who made many bad decisions to have good qualities, they might not be as easy to identify. Even with this said, try to not be so quick to make a judgment because we may not know the whole story. Criticizing and condemning others is NOT a good quality to have, but being sympathetic and compassionate is. It may require a little more work, but no matter how bad a person appears, we should try to see their good side.
2. Understand that everyone has potential. It does not matter how low someone has fallen due to bad luck or bad decisions; everyone holds the potential to pick themselves back up. Instead of putting people down with snide comments, we should try helping them to realize what they are capable of and encourage them. Once someone has hit a low point in their life, putting them down will not accomplish anything positive because they may already feel helpless and hopeless.
3. Choose love and refrain from hate. We all need love in this world. Without love, where is the humanity that is necessary? The way things have been in recent times is a prime example of where humanity is because there has been more hate and less love. The examples are numerous and include random acts of violence that leave people fighting for their lives or losing their lives, and this is NOT fair.
4.It is obvious that many people do not view this the same way that I do, but we should treat everyone equally. Equality is one thing that is important to fight for and what so many have already been forced to do. We all exist underneath the same exact sky and live on the same planet. Does anyone know how many people have already had to fight for equality that they may never win? I am not even going to try to guess the number, but I do know that there are too many. Why are people still, in 2023, being treated indifferently? If more people could treat everyone as if they are equal because they are, the world would be a much better place!
5.Forgiveness can be very difficult to do because of the pain a betrayal caused, but it is important to do. It can be forgiving a family member, a friend, or even a stranger, the best way to show love is through forgiveness. We all make mistakes, and we should learn from these mistakes, but we all deserve a second chance. Of course, it can be after we have already given many chances to another person, it gets even more difficult, but we can be the bigger and better person and try to forgive again. We should learn to try to forgive and just accept the shortcomings of others because we might need the same kind of forgiveness someday.
6.The last thing I am going to mention for now is to show compassion. The definition of compassion is defined as sympathetic pity for the misfortunes, and sufferings of others. If we really want to show our passion and love for humanity, we can start by caring about what other people are going through in their lives. Many of us cannot go far without seeing a homeless person on the streets. Instead of looking away and pretending you did not see them, try to understand how they became homeless. We do not know what they went through or how they landed on the streets, so we cannot assume the reason. They are a victim of circumstances beyond their control, and they need help. I am not saying we should give them our next paycheck, but we might have the ability to buy them dinner.
Thank you for visiting my site today. I hope you found what I have shared interesting or it has at least made you think. I am not saying that anyone reading this has forgotten what humanity is or you do not practice it daily because I am sure you do! I hope you had a good week and you are looking forward to the weekend. I have been looking forward to the weekend since Sunday night, so you can guess, I have had a long week! I am looking forward to reading your comments and I will respond as quickly as I can. Please never forget that I am always sending y’all LOTS of love, comfort, support, and MANY positive vibes!