TED Conversations

Mental Health Recovery Coordinator,

TEDCRED 20+

This conversation is closed.

Why can't people realize we are all one.

Science proves it, our DNA proves it, all living things are connected. If all would come to understand this we might have a shot at peace and even survival.

Share:

Showing single comment thread. View the full conversation.

  • Apr 17 2012: This is not a new concept, why is everyone argueing? I never would have posted it if I thoght this was going to happen.The idea was to bring us together not seperate us.
    • W T 100+

      • 0
      Apr 17 2012: James, give the conversation some time.
    • thumb
      Apr 19 2012: Perhaps we have different ideas, values, beliefs, and we all think we are right (or closer to right).
      Perhaps part of your answer to the original question is in this.
      We seem to be competitive even with ideas.

      Throw in our selfish side, tribalism etc - we end up individuals and tribes in conflict.
    • thumb
      Apr 23 2012: James,

      Sometimes, it is darkest just before the dawn. We need to let the wind of conversation blow itself over before everyone can understand, but there is some people who are just cynical and is self centric. Be compassionate towards these people and maybe you could melt their hard exteriors, but no one is perfect. =)
      • W T 100+

        • +1
        Apr 23 2012: Derek Young, your words are.......are........very upbuilding and compassionate.

        I will take them with me as I go about my day.

        I will log out now, because I want to let your thoughts be the last thing I read on TED this morning.

        Thank you = )

Showing single comment thread. View the full conversation.