A drunk crossed the street and accosted a pedestrian, asking him, “I shay, which ish the other shide of the shtreet?”
The pedestrian, somewhat nonplussed, replied, “That side, of course!”
The drunk said, “Shtrange. When I wash on that shide, they shaid it wash thish shide.”
Source | Desmond Tutu, God is Not a Christian: And Other Provocation
(Harper One, 2011) page 5.
Where the other side of the street is depends on where we are. Our perspective differs with our context, the things that have helped to form us. Change your point of view, shift your standpoint and the whole picture changes!