Typically on this blog, I like to talk about ways that we can make our world a better place. I talk about changing our culture largely challenging the information taught through advertising, news programming, and public school. I try to emphasize that by trading out our assumed beliefs, we can educate ourselves into a new personal human experience that reflects our core values. Well, today is no different. I feel the need to address an attitude I saw last week on Facebook.
When we label things, we group them based on similar characteristics. Like Trees. Trees are a basic category. All trees share similar characteristics--like they grow, they're tall, they have leaves... Wait a second. If we look at specific examples, we can find discrepancies from the label.
Dead trees have stopped growing. But they're still standing there. So are they still Trees? Bonsai Trees are itty bitty Pine Trees don't have leaves, they have needles. Even Deciduous