How Do You Define Yourself? Do You See How Your Answer May Lead to Violence?

Conflict starts with definitions of "us" and "them" ... what if there is no "them" ... ? 

“When you call yourself an Indian or a Muslim or a Christian or a European, or anything else, you are being violent. Do you see why it is violent? Because you are separating yourself from the rest of mankind. When you separate yourself by belief, by nationality, by tradition, it breeds violence. So a man who is seeking to understand violence does not belong to any country, to any religion, to any political party or partial system; he is concerned with the total understanding of mankind.”


― Jiddu Krishnamurti

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How Do You Define Yourself? Do You See How Your Answer May Lead to Violence?