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Thoughts on Diversity

A story from my workplace.

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Comment from Pantygynt
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One could almost be forgiven for declaring God to be the biggest racist of them all, because he made us all different. I long for the day when skin colour is treated like eye and hair colour, just that, a different hue!

I know that some of the site contest judges will disqualify this on the grounds of format. They like to see a free line between paragraphs in prose work. That would be a shame here spoiling the ship for a halfpenny worth of tar or rather an extra touch on the carriage return at the end of a paragraph.

 Comment Written 01-Jul-2020


reply by the author on 01-Jul-2020
    Hmm, interesting as that is how I had it, but when I cpoiesd it to the site, the editor removed the lines. So I thought nothing of it. Easy fix. Ill go fix it now. Thanks for the warning.
Comment from amada
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This is a very touching true story, especially in these times of chaos about color, status, human dignity. I wrote also about God creating nature in many different colors. I can't image a sky in only one color.

 Comment Written 30-Jun-2020


reply by the author on 30-Jun-2020
    Thank you Amada. We agree. Everything that God touches is diverse. Praise Him.
Comment from Joan E.
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Thank you for posting another, timely true story. I appreciated your sharing the pictorial demonstration of diversity from almost twenty years ago. I was fascinated by the wide range of countries represented, and I am glad your boss was pleased with your contribution. Cheers and best wishes in the contest- Joan

 Comment Written 30-Jun-2020


reply by the author on 30-Jun-2020
    Thank you Joan. That is always how I looked at diversity. Not just black and white, but colorful bouquet.
Comment from Sandra du Plessis
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A very well-written true story about diversity in the workplace as well as in the world. You had a great idea of diversity. I was also involved in a diversity project at my workplace when the banks in South Africa started tp employ all races, we were concentrating on the differences and were taught to respect each other's traditions and we need to learn each other's languages even if it was just to greet and a basic conversation.

 Comment Written 30-Jun-2020


reply by the author on 30-Jun-2020
    Thank you Sandra. An equally interesting story you give in your experiences. I appreciate your comments.
Comment from nancy_e_davis
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I agree with you. I think your idea was brilliant and a good example of diversity. What if we were judged by blood type or hair color . God sees us all the same, Loves us all the same. We should too. He says("Love thy neighbor as thyself.. Great story, Tom. Nancy:)

 Comment Written 30-Jun-2020


reply by the author on 30-Jun-2020
    Thank you Nancy. I am pleased you liked it, and also agree with your comments.
Comment from patcelaw
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One of the reasons I love to visit fanstory is for the diversity of the writers here. I enjoyed this story and I know you have had a very diverse life. Many blessings for the rest of your week.
Patricia

 Comment Written 30-Jun-2020


reply by the author on 30-Jun-2020
    Thank you Patricia. I agree that it is a fine site to be a part of. It is good to hear from you. I appreciate your review.
Comment from damommy
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How creative you were with this new plan for diversity. What a shame your company was looking for something else. I agree what white people are all lumped in together in one category. It's a shame we're put in a category at all. Diversity is what makes life interesting. We should celebrate it instead of making it an issue of hatred.

 Comment Written 30-Jun-2020


reply by the author on 30-Jun-2020
    Yes. Well said! Thank you damommny!