social expectations

  1. ScurveDream

    Homelessness: A Blessing In Disguise? Not So Bad In A Sense?

    I have always wondered if being homeless is really supposedly the "zero world" -- the rock bottom -- the sign that you've "lost the game of life." There are obviously cons of it like anything but has anyone really poked the proverbial bear of experience? Sure, it sounds bad which makes finding...
  2. ScurveDream

    The "Sin" Of Proudness & Position: The Way You Bargain Can Show Your Ego

    Have you not noticed this who always make sure to know "their place" in social orders/groups? It's not even an involuntary thing -- I'm talking one knowing "where they stand" because it is relevant to them to consider such a thing. Examples include people who deliberately make it known what...
  3. haidut

    The Pursuit Of Happiness Makes Us Sad

    The message about activeliy pursuing happiness and the genetic basis of depression are probably two of the most deeply rooted memes in the Western world. Our reliance on the online medium to collect our daily ration of information is probably why most people are basking 24x7 in deliberately...
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