I don't agree with the "let's just accept everyone the way they are", though.
I mean, really, I'm selfish. I can hold a grudge, and I can give a tongue-lashing like nobody's business. It's my nature. I was born that way.
I realize the concept isn't supposed to be an excuse for bad behavior, but of course, many, many people take it that way. Watch reality tv: people doing thoughtless, rude things to others, and proclaiming it is simply their nature, they can't help it, and other people are at fault for not accepting them the way they are. Huh. Where I come from, we call that "sin".
The purpose of life is not to simply shrug our shoulders, say "I was born this way" and blunder our way through our lives and the lives of others. It is to make ourselves better and better the lives of everyone we meet. How much love are we showing someone when we don't stop them and say, "You are better than that. You have potential and gifts and you're not using them. I believe in you"? Rather, Gaga would have us say, "Hey, you're fine just the way you are. Don't bother trying to change, 'cause it really doesn't matter to me or anyone else."
"I was born this way" boils down to: "I don't care". I don't care about myself, and I don't care about you. I don't care if either of us improves, changes or dares to make a difference. Let's just sit here in our own shallow mess, and not care together, shall we?
Maybe I was born this way, but I sure don't want to remain this way.