Over the last many years, I have observed how, many of us get hooked to one view of the world. If the person articulating a view, is an authority on a subject or a person of certain pedigree, we do not question the views articulated. Some of these views acquire the status of edicts or even unassailable truths. They become codified theories or principles which we all are apprehensive to challenge or put to test in a new changed context.
We seldom pause and remind ourselves that perspectives are about the position from which something is viewed. (Click to tweet)
The sight of a land from a mountain and a mountain from the land is vastly different. Take a boat and view the shore from the sea and then view it from the land, the perspectives will be dramatically different. The view of the earth from the space is stunningly different in its colours, scale, elevation and contours as compared to the view from being on and within it.
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