Us/Us Is Our Only Hope

Just because something has been done for a long, long, long time doesn’t mean it is right, or the best way. A lot has happened since everyone was furry all over, but now it is time to evolve beyond the fear of other.

When small groups of people roamed the planet, it seems logical that there would be a natural fear when one group came upon another. Until the new group could be determined to be friendly, everyone would be on guard against possible danger.

But today, some of us are more enlightened and have evolved beyond that fear and mistrust of someone who looks or acts differently. Ever Evolving is about rising above our natural animal instincts for survival. Today, we know that we can bring about change when we open our hearts to the beauty of Connection, Compassion, and Caring. That is the CordD Method in action.

People Connecting Their Hearts Will Heal the World

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Us/Us in inclusionary. It means you feel Connection, Compassion, and Caring for other people, all life forms, and the earth. Us/Them is divisive. It means you feel Division and Separation from, and judge others, as inferior, other life forms are yours to plunder, and do not feel the health of the earth is of concern.

All Wars Are Based On Us/Them Mentality

When you judge another as beneath you or dangerous simply because of the color of their skin, you are reacting from your reptilian brain and your animal instinct. It is labeled bigotry and racism, but it is simply a devolved way of being. The moment you categorize another as ‘Them,’ you instantly install Division into your response. And when you do that, you or your group, ‘Us,’ becomes against ‘Them.’ This kind of response doesn’t have to be conscious to be dangerous.

Politicians thrive on pitting people against each other. They have done it throughout history. They use demeaning names for the ‘enemy’ to make them seem less human. They tell lies to build their case against ‘Them.’ Then they use that to gain public approval to use force against ‘Them.’ All wars are based on the Us/Them mentality.

Religions that teach that anyone not of their faith is a lesser being have the ‘Us’ against ‘Them’ mentality built into their way of seeing the world. Think about it, how arrogant and ignorant to look at a group of people living peacefully in a rain forest, with a nature-based religion and think of them as heathens. Who are the heathens in that scenario?

There is also a growing awareness that big corporations have a similar ‘Us’ against ‘Them’ thinking about the earth. In the same way that the U.S. government is attacking terrorism, corporations are attacking the earth.

Division Is Insanity

Us/Us is the only way that the planet is going to heal. We must begin to understand at a deep cellular level that we all are all one, and we are all one with the planet. The earth is floating in space all by itself. All people on the planet have nowhere else to go. We are all part of the earth’s population. We all need the earth for oxygen, water, and food. To think we are separate from each other is a form of insanity. To think we can destroy the forests and not destroy a significant source of oxygen is insanity. To think it makes sense to have artificial borders that mark a specific territory is another form of insanity. This kind of thinking is exactly why our world is in trouble.

The only chance we have is for enough people to embrace and live their lives according to the CorD Method. That means we use Connection, Compassion, and Caring as our compass. Division has been destroying human populations and the planet for too long. It is now our time.

The only way we are going to get ourselves out of the mess we’ve made is to embrace the view that there can only be Us/Us. We must remember that all of humankind is sharing this planet, that we are all related, and share the same DNA. Some don’t like it, but we are brothers and sisters. When you travel to other cultures, you will know it, and you will feel it in your heart. I know from experience that this is a wonderful thing will happen to you.

We must also see that a piece of Us/Us thinking is that we are also sharing a Connection with the earth. We must care for it in such a way that it can continue to sustain all life forms.

I hope what you’ve gained from reading this article is that you will notice when you feel an Us/Us Connection you will reach out to the person or people, or appreciate the earth for what it is and for what it gives you. Or if you feel an Us/Them Division, you will notice it and adjust your thinking and open your heart and shift to Us/Us. It’s our only chance to heal the world.

Here are a few videos to help you see that we’re all the same, no matter our skin color, our lifestyle, or any other way we judge someone as different.

Why Not Celebrate What Makes People Different and Unique

Singing In the Rainforest

Inspiring Teacher With Downs Syndrom

“Change is not merely necessary to life – it is life.” –Alvin Toffler


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