Essay On Diversity And Diversity

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Diversity is a double edged sword. Since diversity is all about differences, often this leads to mankind abusing each other’s differences in opinions, colour and race. This has spawned numerous conflicts, oppressions, genocides and civil wars which became deadly poison to many supreme empires; for example, the Great Roman Empire. However as quoted from August Strindberg, “There are poisons that blind you, and poisons that open your eyes.” From the various collaborative diminutive cells that make up tissues and subsequently the systems required by organisms to the manifold solar systems in our galaxy, we can see that diversity is also the pulse of life. Today, many civilisations exist due to the assimilation of ideas and solutions from cooperating with other civilisations. For instance, the assimilation of knowledge between the west and the middle east allowed the evolution of many scientific fields during the renaissance and reformation period in Europe. Therefore, harmony within diversity should be nurtured and cherished for the good of mankind. Firstly, diversity breeds innovation. As the saying goes, “two heads are better than one”; eccentric and out of the box ideas are more likely to form during discussions among diverse-minded people compared to like-minded people due to the difference in: cognitive skills which are interpretation, perspective,…show more content…
In fact, I believe that mankind’s diversity in ideas and solutions is a potential asset that can be used to spearhead our progress in evolution. Hence, I agree that harmony within diversity must be nurtured and cherished by all for us to be able to see a new dawn of a world where people can embrace their own uniqueness without

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