The Sunday Guardian

Making friends out of strangers: Part 1

Maulana Wahiduddin Khan | Sunday Guardian | Aug 30, 2020

People, normally preoccupied with their family members and a small circle of friends, do not generally want to become familiar with strangers; they take strangers to be ‘others’. This kind of thinking is based simply on suppositions about others – and sometimes such suppositions are unfounded. Experience shows that it is perfectly possible to make friends out of strangers.