No, this is not a post about cannibalism. Rather, it is about a new insight I had about the concept of "We Are All One" along with the wide variety of life experiences we all have.
So, let's start with a picture of some stew. I don't know about you, but there is nothing quite so fulfilling as a big bowl of steaming-hot stew on a cold winter's day. I've even enjoyed it on a cold morning for breakfast! It might have some meat cut into chunks, or perhaps some cubes of tofu, along with some potatoes, cauliflower, carrots, celery, onions, zucchini or yellow squash, beans, tomatoes, maybe some broccoli or some kale (ewww), a beef shank with marrow, a lot of chicken broth, a touch of wine, and olive oil.
And let's not forget the spices! Salt, pepper, chili flakes, Italian seasoning, thyme, garlic, maybe some ginger and cinnamon. Quite the variety.
And every bite is different. You might get some protein along with a potato in this spoonful, and then some onion and carrot in the next; perhaps a bit of the bone marrow along with some tomatoes in the next spoon. And it all tastes wonderful.
And I think humanity is a bit like that stew. More on this next week.