"We are all more alike than we are different"

That quotation-as-title is from my favorite psychology professor in college.  He used it to let us know that we could find empathy with those suffering from even the cruelest forms of mental illness.  As I studied all forms of religious expression, I have found that saying to be useful:  we really ARE more alike than we are different, and if we can find the commonalities, the differences become less and less grandiose.

Check out this on NPR:

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=129611281

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