Despite what we see in movies, none of us want a complicated life. In fact, it is the unnecessary complications in life that make living difficult. If the world was a simple place where everything was exactly what it seemed and there were no hidden meanings of things, we would have been very satisfied with things.
No one can deny the power of a good story. Going to sleep while someone read to you from your favorite book is the best memory of childhood for many of us. It not only widened our imagination but also instilled the love of reading in us. It is also the reason most of us prefer fictional character over real life people.
Everyone has opinion about things but we also have lots of opinions about others. Someone can mention a few of your colleagues, and you will be able to go in detail about each of them and their personalities and behaviors. Sometimes our opinions are formed based on our experience with people.
What becomes the identity of a people? Is it their skin color or their nationality? Maybe it is their culture or the language they have been speaking all their lives? But what if they learn a different tongue later or adopt a secondary culture in their mid-twenties? These are the questions that sociologists think about less than the people who are not sure about their identities. When they raise these questions in front of others, they might get answers like, ‘you can define yourself’. But in truth, there are a few things that will always be the identity of people.
How important are your origins to you? If you are among the lucky majority on earth, you know your real parents. But is it enough for you? Or do you want to know more? Who were your ancestors and were they on the right side of history during the civil war? Or the World Wars? Many people pay organizations to find out all they can about their ancestors and complete their family tree.
In life, it is important to give people respect and not only because you want them to respect you but also because it is the right thing to do. If you disrespect people on a regular basis, that says more about you than them. You wouldn’t be able to make friends and maintain healthy relationships.
A lot of things went wrong during the history of the world. Some countries ended with poor economic condition and unrest. They have spent centuries living in miserable conditions. However, who is to say that their past is to be blamed for their current situation. Humans have to go through pretty tough circumstances. There were world wars, famine, and plagues.
We often hear others say that everything is connected on earth. Which is true to some extent. If we trace back our ancestry to the first people on earth, we will come to the conclusion that all of us had the same origin. Cultures started the same way. People practiced certain customs, but those who didn’t agree with that particular set of customs decided to create their separate cultures.
A capital city enjoys a unique position and people born there often feel happy to belong to a place in their country which is known nationwide. From countries to state, capitals can be found everywhere. Some countries even have more than one capital. In such places, the constitution recognizes the status of only one city while the other cities house the seat of one branch of the government. But majority of countries have only one capital because it is easier to keep all offices in one place.
It is difficult for people to imagine a world different than theirs. The people living in the first world countries cannot even imagine living without electricity for a day, let alone a few hours. However, there are many places in underdeveloped countries where electricity still hasn’t been introduced. Even in regions where electricity is available, its load shedding is quite common. The local population don’t think much of it but when the same conditions are presented to someone from Europe or the US, they will not be able to endure such circumstances.
There are different types of handwriting in the world. Some are praised for the way they make the words appear on paper, while others get mocked for their ineligible handwriting. There are also a few handwriting trends that people of a certain profession follow. No one can understand the handwriting of a doctor except the chemist. Or at least that’s what people think but there are many doctors out there who write full instructions for their patients that have nothing to do with chemists.
There are a few people in this world who do their signature once and their fingers remember the motion for the rest of their lives. They can do their signature the same way each time they pick up their pen and write a cheque. But there are some unfortunate souls in this world who have to intentionally try to do it right each time they are doing their signature on a piece of paper. When they don’t try, their cheques get bounced for not having the original signature.