Don’t you hate it when others our intolerant when they perceive intolerance.
Haven’t we all felt this way? The announced topic for the next office training is diversity. You wonder: “Can I call in sick that morning?” “What can I honestly do to avoid another unproductive morning?” You decide to attend anyway, and your worst fears are confirmed. Or perhaps you get one decent takeaway from a long presentation.
Why is all this necessary? It seems to be just one more intrusive concept dished out on us by government entities.
Yes, I get it.
We are all different. We are all unique, just like everyone else. We need to tolerate these differences and treat one another with respect.
Throughout my life, I have made an effort to understand those of other cultures, and I treat them with respect. Music and food have contributed to that understanding. But I am also fascinated by people with unusual names. I have had some interesting conversations…
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