The Proper Use of a Word
What does it mean to be human?
What is humanity?
“Humanity is the human race, which includes everyone on Earth. It’s also a word for the qualities that make us human, such as the ability to love and have compassion, be creative, and not be a robot or alien. ... When people ask for money to help feed starving children, they’re appealing to your sense of humanity.”
Could a robot or an alien show humanity? Would that make them human?
If humans are one race, how could pigmentation ever divide our perception of each other? Dose that make us less humane?
A word is just a word.
Or do they hold more power than we would like to give them credit for?
How often should we say what we mean and mean what we say?
Here is one of my favorite words.
“ I bow to you"
“ I see you"
The divine in me respectfully recognizes the divine in you.”
(Namaste invokes the feeling of spiritual oneness of heart and mind, with the person one is greeting. ... When understood in a spiritual context, namaste can be a proper greeting for us all)