- Good grooming
- Good manners
- Educational qualifications
- Social position
- Power or capacity to wield power
- City dweller
- Country they are coming from
It is very important to be aware of the parameters you have in your mind. These criteria might have been developed by yourself or you might have been programmed to use these criteria during your upbringing.
The only criteria for measuring the worth of a person is what is stated below:
He or she is a human being
We quickly judge people by all kinds of invisible yardsticks. The measurement we come up with may interfere with the way we treat them.
We may loose a chance to befriend a true, good person, just because they do not meet the preset criteria in our minds.
The danger is that all this happens, for many of us, unconsciously.
What yardsticks do you use?