The Way and the What

I don’t care much about what people are.

Gay/straight. White/black. Conservative/liberal. Religious/agnostic. Christian/Muslim. Young/Old. Rich/Poor. Smart/dumb. Etc.

I have friends in each of these categories and then some. Heck, I’m in a few of these categories myself.

Again, I don’t care much about what people are.

But I care a great deal about the way people are what they are.

Let’s take a hypothetical person: Mr. X.