Rejecting the norm?

Don’t you think it strange that we spend most of our lives with people we haven’t chosen? I am talking about your office neighbours. You didn’t choose them, they didn’t choose you. We didn’t go through some psychological metric test to see if we are compatible. It’s your work based skill and experience that brought you here and among these people. You see them more often and longer than your family, your friends, your significant other, even your kids. You can absolutely dislike them but make-do. That’s what adults do.

So we try and make it as comfortable as possible. You go out of your way to give these people second chances when perhaps you’d have fake numbered these people instantly if you met them on the street. Different terms and conditions apply. You have to try and keep the peace as much as you can because you are stuck. You are almost married to these people, only this marriage contract is hard-core.

It just points to the existence of a set framework and structure where you have to put up with things where if you had the choice, you wouldn’t. Other set structures of the 9-5. Train timetables. Your bedtime, all these things are imposed on you by society and you have to work it from within. Then you start to wonder if you’re okay with this way of life. If you’re okay with working for another, making another’s dreams come true rather than work on your own.

I think this is where entrepreneurs are born. Kids in school who just didn’t do well. The accepted structure of academia being the only acceptable one at that age and certain kids not being attuned to this way of learning. Questioning. Looking for alternatives. The rejection of this whole concept and the search for something better. I don’t think that’s a bad way to go, do you?

 

Advertisements

2 thoughts on “Rejecting the norm?

Add yours

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑

BLOGGIN.online

nonsense mainly

Author's Canvas

Where writing is celebrated

One-Eyed Witness

Do you see it too?!

raynotbradbury

Creative Writing, Book Reviews, Adult Humor Stories

When I Ride...

How life coaches me as I ride...

Extracting Value

The blog is dedicated to the people which care about their goals, dreams , actions including the ones that have paused , slow down or even stopped moving forward.

Rise Like Air

We conspire to inspire through the celebration of hope as we rise above challenges, no matter what they are. "But still, like air, I'll rise." Maya Angelou

My Voice Is Yours

Becca Jones - @myvoiceisyours

P.S. Barbosa

~ In Pursuit Of ~

Alice Wake Up

Give Life a Meaning

The World As Eye See It...

One of the Great Joys of Being Human is Our Ability to See the World Through Our Own Eyes.../Shannon May

Cake By the Ocean

No oceans, maybe some cakes, definitely music, and all my passions

Honest K

Masking insecurities with humour and sarcasm since 1987

Life Calls

Life is random and always changing

Safty Third

living life on a whim

What Living Taught Me

Observing makes me curious and curiosity makes me a Learner. This Blog Admires Motivation

%d bloggers like this: