The Limitations of our Humanity

Joseph Pereira
5 min readNov 1, 2020

(Thoughts without corroborating empirical references)

Photo by Renny Gamarra on Unsplash

The core of what makes us human is our need for belonging. It is our greatest strength and, at the same time, our greatest weakness.

Since we first walked this earth, we have given our allegiance, to family, friends, and tribe. When we keep these objectives within our eyesight, within our control, we are at our strongest. Mostly…

Joseph Pereira

Retired. Remaining optimistically British. Many miles from where I started but continuing the journey.