XENOPHOBIA

Fear of the other took the United Kingdom out of the European Union; this takes me back to the Roman Empire and the Huns on it’s eastern frontier, and the ongoing mistrust between the sedentary and the nomad.

Both peoples have a thirst for land, and we all live in the same village now, it’s called Earth.

Understanding is a good antidote for fear-of-other or xenophobia. No country is really an island in the end. Humankind will have to live together, and just get to understand each other in our midst…

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GLOBAL CLIMATE MARCH; HOWICK FALLS AREA SOUTH AFRICA

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Community members march together against the threat of fracking in the KwaZulu-Natal region of South Africa. South Africa is a water scarce region, there is not enough water for those who live here.

The community is afraid of what fracking will do the water table beneath their feet and want nothing to threaten their valuable resource.