Just suppose for one day, an infinitesimal amount of time in the recorded history of man, every person’s inherent instinct was towards kindliness and goodness and that no matter how hard we tried to the contrary, our every thought and action automatically put another person’s best interest ahead of our own.
Just suppose all the small and not so small gestures we make toward each other in the course of a day were completely selfless. What if your co-worker congratulated you on your promotion and really meant it, even if they too coveted the job? What if after waiting in line at the grocery store for what seemed like an eternity you smiled at the clerk instead of giving them a snarky stare? What about offering to help the mom on the plane who is trying desperately to quiet her screaming baby, instead of complaining loud enough for the poor beleaguered mother to hear? And what if, when a stranger needed a helping hand, his biggest problem became which offered hand to choose?
The power behind that kind of transcendent grace would be something mankind has never seen and would likely not be willing to relinquish.
Just suppose that could really happen.