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Accepting not Tolerating

Unity in diversity has been one of the most overused topics for essay writing competitions in schools. The idea of diversity or ‘difference’ is fed to us from formative years. We are taught to accept people who look and live differently than us, to ensure that when we grow up as citizens we will have a positive feeling of brotherhood and solidarity towards people coming from diverse parts of the country.

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United Nations Women

All war is a symptom of man’s failure as a thinking animal – John Steinbeck

War, it destroys nature, cities, nations and most of all people. War must be the last resort when it comes to resolving conflicts between nations. As the infamous quote says

“War does not determine winners. It only determines who is left.”

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United Nations General Assembly

Surely we have a responsibility to leave for future generations a planet that is healthy and habitable by all species.– David Attenborough

One of the key challenges which the world faces today is sustainable development. For hundreds of years, humans have exploited the riches of mother nature to advance themselves. In the wake of this advancement, all we can see is the destruction of our only home in this universe.

What is sustainable development? 

Sustainable development is the organizing principle for meeting human development goals while at the same time sustaining the ability of natural systems to provide the natural resources and ecosystem services upon which the economy and society depends.

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