Posts tagged setting an example
It's [NOT] my party, I can [NOT] do what I want.

The emphasis on individuality in our culture has infected the minds of everyone, myself included. While that may sound unnecessarily ominous, the impact is quite larger than many believe it to be. We are one of the relatively small number of cultures that puts such large stock in being your own person, being self-sufficient, riding solo etc. Many other cultures place greater emphasis, instead, on family, working teams, groups and larger functioning units of society. The understanding behind this way of life, that I'm afraid is being lost in our culture, is that our lives, though we may have persuaded ourselves otherwise, have a huge impact on other people.

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