Let’s channel Captain Obvious’s powers here for a moment – people are different. And it’s great. We believe that one of the greatest things in life is when people who come from completely different backgrounds can get along. You see, they realize that beneath the hundreds of ways we are all unique lies a common core of similarities. It unites us so deeply that we can’t help but smile when we recognize it.
Despite all this, people can generally be divided into two camps. Anyway, there are two types of people. It all sounds a little simplistic, but it’s a lot of fun when you see it visually, and that’s why bored panda make this list. I hope we convince you that however you categorize things, you will end up with only Camp A and Camp B.
You have your introverts and your extroverts. There are kids who love their first day back at school and those who look like employees going to the office on a Monday. You have people who embrace Halloween outfits and go for something totally wacky and those who want to look good. There are dogs and cats that live together, and there is no end to this kind of categorization.
Scroll down, vote for your favorite photos and tell us all about the things you and your loved ones are doing totally different, dear Pandas!
Suzanne Degges-White, a licensed counselor, professor, and chair of the Department of Counseling and Higher Education at Northern Illinois University, was kind enough to tell Bored Panda how even people who seem like worlds apart can get along. She pointed out that human beings tend to have a lot more in common than they realize. At the same time, we often find that it is the differences that bring us together.
“People are much, much more similar than they are different. Truly, we may share different likes, different dislikes, etc., but we are all cut from the same basic fabric and share more similarities than our superficial differences suggest it.However, each person is a unique mix of DNA raised in a unique family structure, so there will be idiosyncrasies that will set themselves apart from others, but we all share the need for acceptance, belonging, food and water,” the professor explained to us.
“We are often attracted to people and form relationships with them before we realize where some of our personal traits/habits are going to annoy that person and that person’s traits/habits are going to annoy us. That’s what’s important to remember: we care about the person, not about their preference for espresso over green tea.”