You may – and most likely do – use it unthinkingly. It is such a little word; seemingly innocent, innocuous and insignificant. Just three letters long!
Yet, it can be profoundly significant.
In fact, if you were to think about it more deeply you might recognise the intention behind the word as a primary cause of conflict: for toddlers and tyrants alike, every race and culture and possibly every species of creation from aardvark to zebra. At all levels: individual, family and community; personal and organisational; micro and macro.
So can you guess what the word is?