Humanity – what’s the difference?

Came across this thought-provoking quote by Marjane Satrapi, that famous Iranian-born graphic novelist who created the award-winning graphic novel Persepolis. She writes,

“The world is not divided between East and West. You are American, I am Iranian, we don’t know each other, but we talk and we understand each other perfectly. The difference between you and your government is much bigger than the difference between you and me. And the difference between me and my government is much bigger than the difference between me and you. And our governments are very much the same.”

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~ by irwin on February 13, 2012.

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