I like this, but more importantly, I am reblogging this to bring together my own thoughts on Ubuntu and the way forward for responsible people in the Earth.
“Ubuntu is a philosophy that considers the success of the group above that of the individual.” Stephen Lundin- Ubuntu!
The word ‘Ubuntu‘ originates from one of the Bantu dialects of Africa, and is pronounced as uu-Boon-too. It is a traditional African philosophy that offers us an understanding of ourselves in relation with the world. According to Ubuntu, there exists a common bond between us all and it is through this bond, through our interaction with our fellow human beings, that we discover our own human qualities. Or as the Zulus would say, “Umuntu Ngumuntu Ngabantu”, which means that a person is a person through other persons. We affirm our humanity when we acknowledge that of others. The South African Nobel Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu describes Ubuntu as:
‘It is the essence of being human. It speaks of the fact that my humanity is caught up and is…
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It is always time for transformation. Change is constant. What’s new? Everything is and so am I.
Growing, developing, so unlike I was yesterday and as I will be tomorrow. Yet. Steady.
As the falling rain and the glowing sun, there in constancy, yet, every part of me has changed and is changing.