Setting the stage for our shared values


Common values: As we navigate the complexities of the modern world, let us embrace our shared humanity, says the writer. — AZHAR MAHFOF/The Star

FROM the earliest days of civilisation to the present era of technological advancement, humanity has traversed a vast expanse of time, marked by a myriad of cultures, societies, nations and epochs. Yet, amid the ever-changing tapestry of history, there exists a thread of continuity that binds us together: the enduring essence of human nature. Despite the shifting sands of time, fundamental aspects of our being have remained remarkably unchanged, transcending geographical boundaries and historical eras.

These timeless facets of humanity have persisted across the annals of time, illuminating the enduring universality of the human experience.

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