In our society today, I see settled superior and inferior positions. Most individuals desire superiority as a result while indulging themselves in a task. Competition is a recent phenomenon as we can see it. Society has been divided into most talented and less talented people. But does talent determine the superiority and inferiority tags on people?
There are two kinds of knowledge and skills we are imparted. The knowledge and skills for survival and propagation are prerequisite for the formation of life. The knowledge and skills transmitted by education are collectively called the culture of a human being. So, former is built in knowledge and latter is a learned knowledge. Today, competitions designate the superiority and inferiority certificates to the participants which in return divides the society into winners and losers. The question arises: Is it necessary to divide people into winners and losers? Many would agree that competition is not prerequisite to progress, development and stability of the individual minds. Arrangement of competition invite rivalry and resentment more than healthy competition objective intended. Few things aren’t just inadequate because they’re done to excess; few things are prevailing destruction inherently. Competition, which simply means that one person can succeed only if fellow beings fail, is one of those things. Competition does not define the winners, I reckon. The trouble lies with competition itself. The best amount of competition for everyone is none at all. The healthy competition is a contradiction term itself. It may be said that it is an extreme view but competition serves nothing but failures to everyone in the competition except one person.
The relationships I cherish, the home I have, the threads woven clothes which I wear, the water I consume, the colors I see, the grain I intake or the breath I inhale are all things which every human being does and possess. Every entity on this planet Earth have these things. The nature has provided everyone with certain rights and values equally. By virtue of natural law giveaways, the equality prevails over everyone. That is why, competitions can not snatch away the equality of human being.
There are many questions which we should ask. So Where do we excel to superiority? Do I excel to superiority when I cook the recipe in the best way? Or was it that the ingredients turn out the recipe into divine bites or swallows? Or were the farmers perfectly trained in sowing the seeds into the soil? Or the oil company provided with best quality? WHO is to be appreciated and given medals? There is always a chain that follows everything we do today. Without the best input of the other human or field, the global village would shutter down in a blink of an eye. No one is superior. Everyone is equal.
To sustain a life, there are some requirements. These requirements are water, food and air. One has to work their butt off to earn these requirements. Today, if some do not have these requirements in excess are poor and those who possess these requirements in excess are rich. But where does the doctrine lie that those who possess these requirements in excess have superiority over those who does not possess them in excess? Surely, there is no such doctrine. And the fact is deducted that rich are in no way superior to poor. Excess of food or cloth does not designate the person superior over other.
The You gets exposed to death in an accident or so just like any other human being. What then would help you sustaining the pride you are giving rise to? Your pride dies with you. Pride is a negative energy. How about prevailing positive energy of thankfulness and equality in your life? The death might stop giving you impression an end to your pride. The death might start seeming a beginning in itself.
Ethically a human being is in no way subject to humiliation. The situations, conditions or position of a human being would deteriorate but he is in no way a lesser object than any other human being. The equality prevails over Everyone. Anything can change or be altered in the human being life but the status of equality can not be snatched away.