Living by the river I took pictures of birds and plants. Living in town I walk the streets and find patterns.
While looking for the patterns my mind somehow shifted to the human behavioral patterns we come across every day, and I thought about constructive and destructive patterns in human interactions. Not being a specialist in human ethology I was simply wondering ” why the hell they keep doing that?”
I love the definition of Culture as a range of learned behavior patterns. I am a “nurture” person all the way, and a believer in education. Not because humans can be taught, but rather because they can learn. If they choose so. No one can change a person, as we well know, but every person can shape themselves, re-build, re-configure – call it the way you like. Every person can learn the patterns and beyond. They can break the patterns they have outgrown.
A couple of days ago a lady I know said that we can change the others with our love. I disagreed. There are loving parents who love all their children equally, but somehow one of them ends up in jail. What is it? Following bad patterns?
Love does change people, though. If you love unconditionally, YOU are the one who changes.
A few more shots and I am walking home. Most of us follow this pattern 🙂
And now a fantastic guitar solo for you. Lines in the Sand! Another pattern, the last for today 🙂
Photography tip of the day: How to make a pin hole camera
Have a great week!