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Hurting people hurt others

The human race is hurting because of the disobedience of Adam and Eve. The original harmony that was disrupted in the beginning has been replaced by death, sickness, and decay.

We all know that racism is bad because of the negative impact it has on other people. But the question is, why do people hate, discriminate, and treat other people wrong? Why does somebody need to feel that they are superior to others? In short, why can’t all of us just get along? How can another human being think that others are subhuman because of where and who gave birth to them?

You can be in a country where the caste system is prevalent, and they may justify it one way or the other, but there is no justification to relegating people to a position of servitude for life.

Any system that imposes limitations on who goes where, who interacts with who, and gets married to who needs to be re-examined.

Those who need to feel superior over other people are suffering from a superiority complex and need to get down from their high horse. Just because somebody or a group of people think they are superior does not necessarily mean that they are superior. Even if they feel that they are superior, it does not make it true.

People deal with their hurt in different ways, and some think that feeling superior over other humans gives them a sense of power and purpose. Nothing can fill the void that is in the heart of each one of us. This is the God void that only God can fill, but throughout human history, people have tried everything under the sun to fill this void to no avail.

If you meet somebody who thinks that another human being is beneath their feet and they are ready to discredit them because of the amount of melanin in their skin, you should pity that person because they are hurting badly and need healing. There is no iota of data that supports some of the absurd ideas about the human race that is perpetuated across the globe.

When you take a close look at how people interact with each other, you will realize that ignorance and misinformation are driving most of the beliefs and attitudes people have towards each other.

Every country in the world has hurting people. The entire world is filled with hurting people, and these hurting people are hurting other people. To reduce this monstrous human problem to racism is trivializing this issue.

Ever since people started blaming racism as the cause of the hate, anger, mistreatment, and even murder of other people, the issue of racism has not been resolved. Instead, racism is on the rise, and the definition has morphed into something entirely different, depending on where you are.

Lately, there have been talks of racism on the rise in Europe because of the influx of immigrants from other parts of the world. Again, the news media like sensational headlines and focuses on the symptoms, rather than the root cause. The symptoms make good viewing but do not necessarily try to resolve the problem.

Fear is a stronger emotion than racism, and fear is usually driven by ignorance. The word “ignorance” here is used not as an insulting term, but to explain a lack of information.

When you have an influx of people into an area with customs, beliefs, and other ways of doing things that are very different from those of the people in their new environment, there is bound to be some distress on both parties.

On the one hand, those that feel their space is being invaded will try to push back because they are afraid that their way of life is being threatened. In addition to the fear of losing their way of life, there is a fear of limited resources, jobs, and depressing wages. The other big fear is an increase in crime.

These fears are not limited in Europe or North America alone. These reactions are common among people all over the world. Each time people move into an area, other people may feel threatened and become fearful.

I remember hearing some derogatory terms being used to describe people from the northwest region of Cameroon that has moved into the southwestern region of the country. Some of the southwesterners started feeling that these “strangers” are taking their lands, their women, and most of the economic opportunities. This led to some tension, and at one point, some were calling the Northwesterns “come to no go.” This was a reminder to those of northwest region descent that they do not belong here and will never be considered part of this part of the country.

According to this reason, once you move in from somewhere else, you will always be treated as an outsider. Can you imagine this type of sentiment among people that have the same skin color, share a lot, and are citizens of the same country?

Hurting people indeed hurt others, and this is a universal problem and should not be reduced to a white and black problem.

While there are different degrees of the manifestation of this problem, the underlying characteristics of h