Conformity isn’t about courage.
It isn’t about truth, or knowledge, or social justice, or moral values, or emotional intelligence, or wisdom, or evaluating self, or insight, or anything of any value.
It is about opposite, of all these.
I used to be weak, and tried to fit in, follow the flock, not dare to object….
But, all the time I could see that society had so much wrong and I realised, it wasn’t me that was weird, it was society and people, that didn’t realise just how deceived they are, by others, and by themselves.
It takes inner strength, wisdom, courage, a need for honesty and capacity for insight of self and others, to not conform. Continue reading