We are all one is a spiritual truth we are told as yogis, but to see the end of inequality in society we need to embrace what makes us different.
We live in a world where billions of people exist together and have the advantage of technology to be connected and learn anything they want by the click of a button. The diversity of religion, race, gender, culture are things that are bound to be different from person to person. Now is the time to embrace this diversity.
Rather than embrace, it seems that many people in the world see diversity as a reason to divide. This is not a political statement; it is simply recognition that we need and can do better. We don’t have to focus on nations far from us (and there are plenty of negative examples!) rather, we should start within our own community. We need to recognise that each of us is unique and amazing, and the collective human experience is richer for the difference we bring.
So how do we get there?