- Do you always accept what society says is normal, or do you question it?
- Do you think if you challenged conventional thinking you would feel freer and happier?
- Or are you content to just go along with society because it’s easier?
What is “normal”? I’ve often pondered that question. Have you?
I’ve worn contact lenses for distant vision most of my life. One morning about 16 years ago I was driving down the highway when I realized I’d forgotten to put in my contact lenses. Yet I could see perfectly. My perfect vision, without contact lenses, lasted the whole day.
Was that normal?
In my yearly visit to my eye doctor last month (the only doctor I ever see), he said my vision had actually improved over the previous three years.… Read more
Many folks I know resist change, and some are terrified of it. I used to be that way when I was much younger. Were you — or are you still?
As I look back on my younger years, I now realize there were two underlying assumptions in my resistance to change.
First, I assumed change was usually bad, and always undesirable.
Second, I assumed if something was familiar and never changed, I’d live happily ever after.
Wrong on both counts.