It would be pointless for a plum blossom to try to remake itself as a cherry blossom, no matter how deeply the plum yearns to do so. The plum is happiest when it blooms as itself in full glory. How much of the color and wonder of life would be lost if it weren’t for our differences.
Stories of Hope
Historian Arnold Toynbee dared to challenge stereotypes of people and cultures—and was fired from London University as a result.