CHAPTER 7

Fighting the Force(s)

“Do or do not, there is no try,” Yoda, Star Wars.

If you have ever tried to lose weight and failed or told yourself you will exercise more and given up a few weeks later, I am sure you can resonate with Yoda’s well-known homily. “Try” is the weak link in the chain. The question it raises in the context of the immutable forces of inclusion is can we do it? Can we achieve mastery over them? Is it even possible and are we willing to do it, because there is no try?

It might be a stretch to suggest that if we are going to embark on this journey, we need to invoke the Jedi Knight within us to fight the power of these three immutable forces of inclusion, but at least we do need to harness our collective energies and commitment ...

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