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Today I was riding a bus, watching thunder through the window and I started thinking about this meme that spread quite rapidly “That Moment”. How the idea is actually nice – much nicer than the “Harlem Shake” meme – where people share these little moments worldwide because sometime, somewhere, somehow, there was that moment where they felt exactly the same like all these other people who shared it.
That reminded me of the “Otherization” theory/concept, which simply says that mankind in general is born to love his kind, not to hate them, to protect them, not to hurt them. But all of this changes when you “otherize” someone, or in other words, see someone as if s/he belongs to the “others” group, not to the “us” group.
A simple example; Billions of us eat meat, chicken, pork and fish every single day without thinking twice about…
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