This is a very thought-provoking piece of writing by Margaret J. Wheatley. This quote really resonates with me:
In these times of turmoil, we’ve forgotten who we can be and we’ve let our worst natures prevail. Some of these bad behaviors we created because we treat people in non-human ways. We’ve taken the very things that make us human–our emotions, our imagination, our need for meaning–and dismissed them as unimportant. We’ve found it more convenient to treat humans as replaceable parts in the machinery of production. We’ve organized work around destructive motivations–greed, self-interest, competition.
You may read the rest of this essay at: http://www.margaretwheatley.com/articles/relyingonhumangoodness.html