Others

close up of the field hospital at Culloden Battlefield

What is it that causes some people to have issues with ‘others’?

A different gender, skin colour, language, accent, ethnicity can cause some to display a strange mix of fear, insecurity and hostility.

Today, as we walked the dogs around Culloden Battlefield, we encountered people from all over the world, all with a common interest in the last big battle on UK soil. A pleasant surprise to many that this beautiful thatched cottage was a field hospital!

A poignant reminder that, over 250 years on, we are better off learning from others and enjoying their company, rather than finding reasons to fight them for being ‘others’.

the field hospital at Culloden Battlefield

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By Paul Tran

Paul Tran helps people think and do things differently through training, facilitation, coaching writing and music. He enjoys spending time in nature, on beaches and mountains.

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