Transforming Enemies into Friends

How is it that a nation, a group, a person becomes an enemy?

I would like to suggest that someone becomes an enemy by the stories we hear and tell about them. Violence, insults, and super heated propaganda form the stories we hear and tell about our enemies. But do these acts and words tell the whole story about those we label as “adversary”?

What if, before a shot was fired, a bomb dropped, an embargo employed we sat face to face with our enemy and listened, really listened to their story? What might happen?

Well, let me tell you a story…

 

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