The Wisdom of Forrest Gump is the Value of Diversity

The greatest wealth is in knowing the value of diversity.  I do not want people to think like me, I am simply expressing what I think as I demonstrate democracy. My blog is my vote.

What I love about this story is that it flushes up simplicity as the real wealth, how one sees is the true beauty, and what one speaks is the communication of a flower opening its sweet scent.

I have clowned with the disabled, mentally (so called) impaired, HIV, deaf (so called) dumb and what I found was the greatest beauty was in those who society regards as simple or idiots.  I found them to be, in many case, more peaceful and truly loving.  I looked at my own culture and saw the hardness, the coldness, the disconnection and the unhappiness.  I saw it in my family at times.  I knew that life was about happiness as this feels good, why create a world that doesn’t?  I know today we are learning who we are not to realise who we are so I can accept that now.  But when I see people who are down syndrome or different I have this inner and outer smile as I look at their beauty.  I am so fortunate to have been in many situations with the so called disadvantaged to find myself inspired by their kindness, love and inclusivity.  I see this has the highest intelligence and the real wealth of any nation.

Tom Hanks is a great actor.

Something to consider.

Mohandas Gandhi

“Only as high as I reach can I grow, only as far as I seek can I go, only as deep as I look can I see, only as much as I dream can I be.”

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