Non Conformist Research Paper

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Logan Feys argues, “To be human is to be an individual human, with individual tastes, talents, values, and aspirations that are distinct from those of others. Living in society, we are under constant pressure to surrender our individuality to the will of the major, the school, the workplace, the family, etc”. People should be both non-conformist and conformist. Individuals should be non-conformist and conformist because it is important to be different from everyone else but it’s also important to share some similarities with other individuals as well. For instance, when something about yourself stands out, whether it’s your appearance or a talent you have, people will become interested in you. At school if you look different from everyone…show more content…
Individuals who dye their hair and cover their bodies in tattoos and piercings are not seeking anyone 's attention nor approval. The majority of persons who dye their hair, get tattoos, piercings, etc do it for their own pleasure. Similarly people who enjoy popular things aren’t followers, traditionalists, and are certainly not under pressure all the time. There are about 7.5 billion people in the world, you’re bound to like the same things with other people. Furthermore, those who look weird are not always antisocial people. I have many friends who dye their hair unnatural colors, have piercings, and they stand out in a crowd but they are the most outgoing and social people I know. Non-conformists aren’t always people who look weird and stand out as well as conformists aren’t always trying to fit in with the rest of the crowd. Generally speaking it is important for people to be both non-conformists and conformists because everyone has something unique about themselves. And a good way to meet other individuals and make friends is to have things in common. We are all a little bit of both in a way, some of us lean more to being a conformist and some of us lean more to being a nonconformist. I, for one, believe I am a little bit of
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