By Dr Rudi Webster
We all live under the same sky but we don’t see the same horizon. If reality were objective we would all have a uniform view, but because it is subjective we see different things and think and behave differently.
Some people cannot see beyond a certain view or distance and their myopic view causes major problems in their perception, thinking, and decision-making. This is most dangerous during periods of conflict.
A person with a limited view might look at a triangle and describe it as a line. Another person with a wider view might describe it as an angle. And a third person with a full view might describe it as a triangle. When these people compare observations they often cannot believe that they are talking about the same thing. Many conflicts arise and persist because opponents can only see the …to continue reading this article, please subscribe. Already a subscriber ? Sign In