Upholding antiquated, arbitrary tradition that serves no purpose is a waste of time, money, and resources. What qualifies as “serving a purpose” can be viewed as relative, I understand, but consider if the only value you’re creating is satisfying your need to prevent change for the better because you fear it. Redefining what is important and useful is the only path to advancement. Digging in your heels for the simple fact of, This is the way we’ve always done it, is regressive and damaging. People who do these things are the reason we aren’t living in Orbit City. Jane! Get me off this crazy thing called… stupidity.
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I like your statement that “Redefining what is important and useful is the only path to advancement.” Love it!
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Thank you! I think the best of us try to remind ourselves of this every day, despite our natural reluctance.
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