Before you start demanding that people who don’t look, talk & act just like you are forced to leave America or a wall is built around the United States to keep people out, take deep breath and try to think logically.
As previously shown, nationalism is silly and most everyone is not a nationalist at heart, despite what they may tell you. Actions speak louder than words, so take the nationalist quiz, be honest, and then begin to change how you view the earth, borders, and human beings in general.
If you have never read or listened to the book “How To Win Friends & Influence People” by Dale Carnegie, stop what you are doing and buy it right now in your preferred media. I own the e-book as well as the audio companion and I listen to it frequently using the Amazon Kindle app. If you are truly out to become a better human being you are doing yourself a huge disservice if you do not become a fan of this book.
I could never illustrate Dale’s points nearly as well as Dale himself, so I quote him below hoping to give you a profound glimpse as to how you may be grossly ignorant in your view of society and human beings in general. It’s ok if you realize you have made mistakes. We all make mistakes every day. We simply need to learn from those mistakes and stop making them. Let Dale’s wisdom open your eyes and start seeing each human the same.
“The only reason… that you are not a rattlesnake is that your mother and father weren’t rattlesnakes. You deserve very little credit for being what you are – and remember, the people who come to you irritated, bigoted, unreasoning, deserve very little discredit for being what they are. Feel sorry for the poor devils. Pity them. Sympathize with them. Say to yourself: “There, but for the grace of God, go I.”
-Dale Carnegie in “How To Win Friends And Influence People”
Walls don’t unite people. Deporting doesn’t either. Notwithstanding the fact that it was never anyone’s place to decide 99% of the laws that rule us now, there is literally no reason save pure ignorant hatred to want to keep good people off otherwise good “American” land. Stop being divisive. Start uniting.
“When you go out into the woods and you look at trees, you see all these different trees. And some of them are bent, and some of them are straight, and some of them are evergreens, and some of them are whatever. And you look at the tree and you allow it. You appreciate it. You see why it is the way it is. You sort of understand that it didn’t get enough light, and so it turned that way. And you don’t get all emotional about it. You just allow it. You appreciate the tree. The minute you get near humans, you lose all that. And you are constantly saying “You’re too this, or I’m too this.” That judging mind comes in. And so I practice turning people into trees. Which means appreciating them just the way they are.” –Ram Dass