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Why "I'm Only Human" Is Not A Good Excuse

December 01, 20175977Shares

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If there were truly a thin line between love and hate it would equal the distance of how humans view their own humanity. Humanity speaking to how we see others and how we see ourselves is evident through how we are depicted on television and movies, the things we see great value in and in the phrases we use concerning it. Someone once said sarcasm is the only time people tell the truth. So maybe all these phrases we use a true picture of the way we see human beings. Not to far fetch in a world that claims dog is mans best friend and diamonds are a girl’s best friends, more phrases that may tell the story of how we see humanity.

I’m only human, a phrase we have all heard and may have used when we are in the wrong or make a mistake. If we took a look back over public figures we would not have to go very far to find someone saying it after blowing up at the media, or taking PED’s. It seems like everyone is sorry and being human is their defense. Saying I’m only human as to affirm our mistakes seem to be the only time we accredit our humanity to anything.

Think about it, everyone from Brandy to Eminem have made songs saying “I’m only human” in regards to the mistakes they made according to their respective songs. Have you ever been told to do something you felt as though you just could not do and the person continues to insist that you do it and you say to them I cannot do this I’m only human! When we have made mistakes or we feel like we cannot achieve anymore or we feel like we have lost control of ourselves we declare, “I’m only human”...


Dion Ringgold

Dion Ringgold

Philadelphia native, yes, West Philadelphia, born and raised, to Overbrook High, to La Salle University. Dion, is homegrown and a product of the rich culture that is Philly. Leadership, management and training professional, Dion grew up aspiring to be a cartoonist. Creating original characters and writing stories for them. Art and literature has always been his passion. Dion would write stories and create good characters that would be positive people. Now the founder and Editor in Chief of InClub millennial life and style magazine, Dion is still doing just that. Highlighting character over celebrity, Dion, is still displaying positive people, and sill doing art, but through the art form of style. Dion is also a conference Speaker, visionary, personal stylist and movie enthusiast. Dion considers Blake Mycoskie as his greatest inspiration in business and is a devote Christian.