"Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding’. This is one of the famous quotes commented by Albert Einstein. When encountering conflict, it is a decisive factor whether the ability to compromise can be applied to the conflict situation. There are many different ways of responding to conflict. Of them, the ability to compromise is one of the factors that can resolve encountering conflict efficiently. The ability to compromise can be shown by self confidence based on cultural supremacy, recovery of self-esteem and reacting to violence by nonviolence.
Self confidence based on cultural supremacy gives a leadership for people. Cultural leadership lays down the foundation that can put together people’s energy and spirit. Adrienne could achieve to find leadership for the women in the prison by her artistic ability with music. In the circumstance of the hardships in the prison which made women prisoners edgy and vulnerable, Adrienne brought her resourcefulness and showed how strongly they could unite by their participation in the orchestra. Barak Obama could be the first black president of America with his self confidence in his identity. Obama said ‘my father looked nothing like the people around me that he was black as pitch, my mother white as milk-barely registered in my mind’. With his struggling with reconciling conflicts of his multiracial heritages, he had to go through lots of mental confusion and couldn’t find a way of compromising his parents’ legacy. He fell into the habit of relying on alcohol and cocaine during his teenage years. However, from recognizing his father’s intellectual supremacy, he regained his self-confidence, which laid down the spiritual basis for becoming President of the U.S.A.
Recovering self-esteem from inferior complex gives new perspective from which to re-evaluate their past. The ability to analyze...