• I find that because of modern technological evolution and our global economy, and as a result of the great increase in population, our world has greatly changed: it has become much smaller. However, our perceptions have not evolved at the same pace; we continue to cling to old national demarcations and the old feelings of 'us' and 'them'.

    The Dalai Lama, Nicholas Vreeland (2002). “An Open Heart: Practicing Compassion in Everyday Life”, p.12, Hachette UK