Through the Lenses of Separation and Interbeing
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Logical, rational thinking understandably sees things as separate. 'I am me; that is something "other" than me.'
The “other” can be another person, another group separate from the group to which I belong, or a non-human entity like a river or a forest.
There is another way to see things. Through a lens of interbeing, I am still me, but now I recognize that I’m closely related to everything that the mindset of separation calls “other.”