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Why people are afraid to go against conventions even if they feel it is necessary?

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Asked by Josna, 25 May '10 08:13 pm
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Because going against conventions in India requires you to face off against a band of "convention guardians" who often approach u in groups. And these convention guardians don't attack u- they attack u r family's reputation and ruin the peace of the household. It is just that most people simply by default are more into buying a home, having a good time, getting a washing machine etc., more so than trying to reform convention.

Also, attempting 2 reform convention may also result in flak from u r near and dear who may be convention nazis. I myself only know how hard it is to bring up a kid w/ NATIONAL VALUES and NATIONAL MORALS over codified ethnic and theocratic morals.

In my moral system, a bhang smoking Shiva lingar enthusiast who goes 2 raves but volunteers to die 4 India when the CHinese Army arrives is more moral than a viceless family man who retires to the US the instant he reads "Chinese troops cross INdian border" on TV news. Trying to impart that value system in moder ...more
Answered by A Moin, 25 May '10 08:25 pm

 
  
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Because they don't want to take risk of being criticized, they want to remain in comfort zone .. want to keep their cheap popular image but they don't understand that there is no success unless they look outside the box. ... they don't understand that a life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent in doing nothing...........The trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more. The biggest risk in life is to risk nothing at all
Answered by PARTHA PATHAK, 25 May '10 08:45 pm

 
  
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They can not understand
Answered by anil garg, 16 Jun '10 06:11 pm

 
  
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First check if convention is good or bad ?
Answered by hazir jawab, 27 May '10 02:10 pm

 
  
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THEY ARE AFRAID OF FUNDAMENTALISTS( IN A SMALL INCIDENT,i FELT LIKE u)( U ARE
RIGHT? ARE WE HELPLESS.
Answered by AANEWS AGENCY, 27 May '10 08:18 am

 
  
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Social disapproval... isolation...fear of new !
It needs a lot of guts to go against conventions!
Answered by Shunmugham, 25 May '10 09:27 pm

 
  
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It is risky and they can get ousted from the common stream. Unless convention undergo gradual changem which always happens, it is for the safe side to be with it.
Answered by Lola Cyril, 25 May '10 09:14 pm

 
  
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Social Conventions are a hard cast strait jacket, that are difficult losen up in most parts of our country.
This is one aspect that will take some time to be accepted, as our minds are still very rigid.
Answered by mohanbirsingh ghura, 25 May '10 08:26 pm

 
  
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Conventions is what keeps societies intact, going against conventions (However necessary it is) may lead to fall out from the society and be an outcast.
Answered by Ashok Maurya, 25 May '10 08:23 pm

 
  
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