Put prejudice aside, learn about others

Carol Wolf’s Oct. 9 My View reminds me of an Arabic saying that people are like dogs and wolves (enemies) until they know each other and they become friends. Definitely, Wolf’s family found that out. This view should be framed and hung at public institutions.
Prejudice and fear of other people, without knowing their values, is due to ignorance and misunderstanding. Life is short and the best of it is to consider that all humanity is one family, regardless of the color, faith or culture.
It is mandatory for people of conscience to learn about the faiths and culture of other people, which leads to better understanding, respect and peaceable co-existence. I have the honor of knowing some Jews and Christians and we exchange and appreciate the values of each other.
Ahmed Jamil