Our society emphasizes (through the media, especially) a mentality of "ME! ME! ME!...MINE! MINE! MINE!" Many mythologies of the world tell us to see the God in others and ourselves, then the ego falls away and we're more inclined to empathize with those around us. But, tough to do in a world that stresses competition for wealth, a work oriented life style, individuality, and the quest for material goods over spiritual and mental well-being. Great topic ya got here! Who says Lego's ONLY a toy!