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Walk Away From The Status Quo

"Today, our very survival depends on our ability to stay awake, to adjust to new ideas, to remain vigilant and to face the challenge of change."
- Martin Luther King Jr. 

   Throughout the course of human history, each generation has been given the task of questioning the ideas of the day. Time and time again, people have fallen victim to the collective paradigm of the masses. Allowing themselves to give up their own mental sovereignty, by aimlessly following the ideas which are considered "true" by most of society. To go against these ideas are considered taboo, and result in a certain degree of social exclusion. This prevents many from even the attempt to think for themselves.

   In some aspects, the status quo can be good. It can provide a certain social order, necessary for civility. However, if the status quo remains unchallenged for too long, the results can be devastating. Such as the time, when 17-million individuals lost their lives, when the people of Nazi …