Life is full of contradictions; whether we like it or not… There’s always the big and there’s the small; there’s the high and surely the low… yet what really amazes me are the double standards…Yes, the fact that it’s alright for someone to think or to do something; yet it is not for someone else… That happens when people really think high of themselves; I mean higher than they should think… Logically, the intolerable initiative that it’s OK for A to insult B, but it’s NOT OK for B to insult A. Of course, B and A can be replaced with many different races, religions, etc.
We are thoughtful drivers, others in traffic are mere jerks; or; Men are Jerks, Women are victims; and my favorite; females checking a man’s butt is acceptable, males doing the same will be labeled as pigs! Men having females friends are out of the line; women sleep with their exes is insecurity! apparently it’s a never ending list, and sometimes it’s better to let go… not to go coco.
Imagine a girl approaches you and says that her friend would like to meet you (what is more thrilling than that)? On the other hand, if your male friend approaches a girl and tells her that you want to meet her, she might just be turned off by your lack of confidence and lack of ability to approach her directly by yourself.
When Joseph Stalin said “One death is a tragedy; one million is a statistic” he was talking about the two types of people in life; leaders and followers… to him cattle is just a number… even when I thought I could role that out of this equation; I failed… both are human beings; yet labeled once more!
When I thought I could discuss this; I proved myself wrong; it’s our nature I believe (to a certain degree), but sometimes with some it’s just too much… Yes, I agree a person should believe in himself and posses a high self esteem; but not to extreme degrees cause that’s not even arrogance; but a plain sickness.
So, stay healthy 😉
No matter where we are; and no matter where we end up to be… it will always be five o’clock somewhere… despite the fact that we have time zones… Irony? or another contradiction?
Dr. Ahmed Alkhuzaie