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Defying Cultural Gravity - Calvin Rosser

Defying Cultural Gravity - Calvin Rosser

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E.E. Cummings

It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.

Cultural gravity is to blame

You can blame bad luck or enemies for your dissatisfaction, but the real reason is cultural gravity.

Cultural gravity is the invisible force that sways you in the direction that society wants you to go. This default path is a socially approved narrative about how to live: S...

You know life is short, that you should avoid trivial pursuits, that you want to be happy. You know that you should choose the alternative path, but choosing to follow that path starts a war with cultural gravity.

  • Your parents may tell you to get a real job and giv...

When you start on an alternative path, you will take many psychological punches. Eventually, you may wonder if you made the wrong decision and give up.

So you return to the default path but feel empty. You turn to stimulants, sugary foods, philosophy, therapy and meditation...

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