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"It's easy. The first step is to entirely change who you are."
Tags:self help, self-help, advice, giving advice, bad advice, self improvement, self-improvement, mental health, mental health issue, mental health issues, mental health disorder, mental health disorders, depressed, depression, depressive, depressives, self love, self-love, self hate, self-hate, unhelpful, societal norms, societal pressure, societal pressures, conform, conforming, conformity
'What's wrong with you?'
People following each other and as a result going round in circles.
"That's an interesting question, Clint. I don't know if my gun rack is an authentic regionalism or just a macho affectation."
Tags:question, questions, questioning, philosophy, philosopher, philosophic, guns, gun, weapon, weapons, gun rack, gun racks, authenticity, authentic, genuine, machismo, masculine, masculinity, toxic masculinity, conversations between men, affect, affectation, affectations, poser, posing, imposter, imposters, custom, customs, cultural norm, cultural norms, stereotype, stereotypes, maleness, manhood, region, regions, regional custom, regional customs, conform, conformity
"I want us to get in on the ground floor of the next bandwagon."
Tags:band wagon, band-wagon, bandwagon, jump on the bandwagon, jumping on the bandwagon, follower, following, trend, trends, trendy, trending, modern life, sheeple, sheep, conform, conformity, conforming, bus stop, play on words, word play, word-play, join, join in, included, includes, inclusive, hype, hype train, hyped, modern, media, criticism, critical, critically, critics, jargon, businessmen, businessman, exec, execs, executive, executives, invest, investment
'Weirdo!' - non-conformist necktie
'I got a detention for not wearing exactly the right uniform for my 'encouraging diversity' lessons.'
Utopia - a necessarily restrictive and conformist social structure.
"Actually, I got some pretty good ideas when I was in the box."
Tags:clichés, think outside the box, thinking outside the box, word play, office cubicle, office cubicles, office job, office jobs, office worker, office workers, cliche, ideas man, ideas men, innovator, innovators, creative thinking, creative thinker, creative thinkers, innovation, good ideas, bright ideas, equation, equations, formula, formulas, conformity, working environment, working environments, scientist, scientists, scientific, breakthrough, breakthroughs
'. . . I go like dude, second hand smoke is so uncool!. . .So now he's filed a complaint with the condo committee that my musings penetrate his walls and he's suffering from second hand thought!'
'Next Bandwagon Arrives At... 11:00 AM'
Tags:band wagon, band-wagon, bandwagon, jump on the bandwagon, jumping on the bandwagon, follower, following, trend, trends, trendy, trending, modern life, sheeple, sheep, conform, conformity, conforming, bus stop, play on words, word play, word-play, join, join in, included, includes, inclusive, hype, hype train, hyped, modern, media, criticism, critical, critically, critics
Working in Synch
Tags:cobbler, cobblers, shoemaker, shoemakers, shoe maker, shoe makers, shoe repair, shoe repairs, elves, elf, assembly line, assembly lines, assembly, factory, factories, shoe, shoes, making shoes, hammering, hammers, hammer, workshop, workshops, out of sync, synchronize, synchronized, rebel, rebels, conform, conformity, nonconformity, individualism, individual, individuality, individualistic, non conformist, workplace, workplace culture, assimilate, assimilation
He used to do his own thing. Now they expect him to do someone else's thing.
Tags:childhood, childhoods, adulthood, adults, conformity, conforming, imagination, imaginations, imagining, play, playtime, play time, play-time, growing pains, growing up, grown up, play dough, play doughs, maturity, responsibility, conform, generation gap, generation gaps, lost youth, carefree, care-free, clay, bore, bores, boring, work life, workaday, workaday world, worker, workers, humdrum, doldrums, midlife crisis, midlife, mid-life
"There are no leaders here. We're all followers."
Tags:coo, boss, bosses, employees, employee, sheep, leadership, leaders, work, working, ceo, chief executive officer, conform, conformist, conformity, conventional, conventionalist, boring, herd, herd mentality, yes man, worker, workplace, animals, animal, anthropomorphic, anthropomorphism, follow, following, relationship
'Variety is the spice of life, O'Toole; but at this firm conformity is the meat and potatoes.'
"Is it true that you were the only person at the concert who refused to 'wave your hands in the air, and wave 'em like you just don't care'?"
Tags:judge, judges, judgement, judicial, judiciary, law, lawyer, lawyers, legal, legals, legalism, threat, threatened, threatening, little man, legality, mallet, mallets, hammer, hammers, jury, juror, jurors, juries, persecute, persecution, persecutor, criminal, court, courts, courthouse, courtroom, court battle, music, musical, musicians, musician, concert, concerts, gig, gigs, dance, dancing, dances, slogan, slogans, conform, conformity, questioning, line of questioning, absurd, absurdity, trial, on trial
"Grandma, this is now how some schools say obey the rules."
Members of the National Nonconformist Society all have the same clothing on.
Conformity, Equality, Anarchy.
"Oh, shut up. Who isn't in your shoes?"
Tags:model, models, modelling, cocktail, cocktails, cocktail party, parties, partying, women, girlfriends, girls, girl, fashion, fashionable, shoe, shoes, fashions, high fashions, couture, coutures, high heel, high heels, stiletto, stillettos, conformity, conform, conforms, match, matching, suffer, suffering, empathy, unsympathetic, sympathy
'I realize you were just saying what everyone was thinking . . .and if you do it again you're fired.'
"That looks ridiculous. You're wearing it backward."