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Are we Slaves to Conformity?

Conformity. Basically it is the social “laws” of modern society.

 

Some would say that society forces us to conform. Conforming makes us feel more comfortable in our everyday interactions.   97 more words

“There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees.”

Michel de Montaigne

Quotes

How To Make A Happy Poem

Disregard the aerial drone circling your house at 2am. Remain calm. Pay your taxes. Be a good subject. Don’t dissent. Don’t start a revolt. Don’t read rejection slips or the breakup letter on the kitchen counter: change the locks. 84 more words

Poems

Inspirational Quote of the Week

“The highest and strongest drives, when they break out passionately and drive the individual far above the average and the flats of the herd conscience, wreck the self-confidence of the community, its faith in itself, and it is as if its spine snapped. 63 more words

Whatever

Things That Won't

One step ahead of the mode;

They’re busy trying to calculate my next move.

Knowing the words before I say them, and

Predicting the actions before I take them. 53 more words

Writing

The Giver by Lois Lowry

Book Description:

Published: 1993

The Giver, the 1994 Newbery Medal winner, has become one of the most influential novels of our time. The haunting story centers on twelve-year-old Jonas, who lives in a seemingly ideal, if colorless, world of conformity and contentment. 288 more words

Books

Cars

     Sociologists and historians have written at length about the impact that widespread access to automobiles has had on American society.  In the time of prosperity following World War II the access to automobiles now enjoyed by millions of average Americans changed completely the patterns of life of men and women in countless ways, too many to record here and it is not the purpose of this author to record them anyway.   1,519 more words

Childhood