Being seduced by the comfort of routine and the known is one of the ways we limit ourselves and inhibit social change.
Conservative thinking on both a personal and political level may feel safe, but can nurture stagnation.
Doing more about our inertia, we can grow more effectively toward who we want to be, and evolve our institutions.
In his op-ed essay The Meaning of Sarah Palin, author and psychotherapist Peter Michaelson makes a number of stimulating observations about social and personal change.
He writes, “Sarah Palin claims to represent change and reform.
“But devoted conservatives know, deep in the brain stem, that if elected she’ll protect them from the need for personal change.
“That’s what they really love about her…”
Continued in my article Ruts and Change and Passivity.
Article publié pour la première fois le 31/05/2015