We are all related

Rohan, who is a long time reader of this blog, posted about Finding Cousins, the DNA journey.

I recently did the 23andme test which is absolutely worth doing.  Gives you information on your heritage and other factors relating to you DNA.  The site and info is not exactly overwhelming but the idea is.

The racial anger that we see every single day in the media is so utterly disturbing.  Dismissing someone for the color of their skin or their nationality makes zero sense to me.  As the world becomes flatter, except for the few communities that do not step outside of their zone such as the Amish, there is a good chance that we are somehow all related.  If that were the case and we actually knew it would the hatred still continue?

This video is so powerful.  Made me cry.  It is worth the 5+ minutes it takes to watch.  The diversity of the people in this video is broad.  Their loyalty to their own countries is apparent….until it isn’t.  In the end, although we don’t know it yet, we are all one big family