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Perspective

The narrowest mind, is the one
Who looks upon the world
Merely through its own eyes.

The noisiest, is the one
Who has yet to learn
How to listen with his ears.

The most condescending, is the one
Who has yet to learn
How to respect other opinions.

The most tolerant, is the one
Who sees through many eyes
And understands.

-© Copyright Wayne Scott of Swan Lake First Nation Reserve of Manitoba Canada

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