I would say respect is the act of treating others the way you want to be treated. Respect is to recognize the ability and limit of others while still hoping for their success. It must be noted that it is not only limited to a certain group of people, but to everyone; not just something you force but is intentional. Respect can be the key to several opportunities. It’s easy to say the respect we share has been given to us since our childhood. One could insinuate that respect is one of the many keys opening the various doors of opportunity presented along this long and difficult road which is our life and our evolution into adulthood. Respect should not be just a word in the mouth. It’s like waking up in the morning, taking a walk outside (if you want to) and greeting each person with a big smile and an authentic hello, and even making friends with them. Show equality that can be interpreted in various ways such as politeness, cleanliness or punctuality. Knowing that our generation is a bit too invested in social media and are almost obsessed with it, it is more important that our parents incorporate respect into their children so that they adopt this notion, especially in their daily life.
Post Views: 89 “To be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.” – Nelson Mandela The Yoruba word, “Iteriba” has several meanings, but today let us focus on just one of the meanings, the attribute of “respect.” In this […]
Post Views: 75 The Omoluabi principle of “iteriba” means respect. Respect is not a new concept, nor one that is exclusive to the Yoruba culture. It has been around for as long as humans existed and is important to all sorts of human interactions. Respect takes on a particularly important role in the legal system. […]