Life for some people is similar to a game of chess. They identify groups of fellow humans whom they would like to shift around like pawns.
The thinking behind such an impulse is not always the same. In some cases, it becomes clear with time that the chess player recognises the qualities that humans share, regardless of where they originate from.
In other cases, they seem to be driven by subconscious urges to address issues that are rooted in the experiences of their forbears.
Those in the latter category may find covert means to act out fantasies that have nothing to do with the people they encounter on their journeys. Vigilance in collaborative ventures can save considerable amounts of time and energy