Objectivity is a topic that people will get offended even hearing about nowadays. In a world where people base their viewpoints off of how they feel and not how things are, it’s common for people to not comprehend things because they’re so busy trying to change them. Feelings-based arguments rooted in a complete disregard for facts plague society today,and a lot of this comes from a lack of ability to be subjective.
“The journey of a million miles begins with a single step”
I’m sure we’ve all heard this phrase or have seen it hanging on our 3rd grade teacher’s door on some cheesy cliche motivational poster. It’s one of those types of phrases that sticks with you, you run it through your head a few times and it sticks into your consciousness. I’ve had several teachers who had this hanging up and loved it, and it took until now that I’m older to see what that phrase truly means.
I’m not sure if any of you have ever had the kind of friends who basically have the attitude of “everyone is dying, we’re just living and maintaining until we die” but I’ve had quite a few, and let me tell you just how depressing of a person that is to be around. It’s not just the fact that they use that as an excuse to feel like be a perpetual victim and to not want to excel in any part of life, but the fact that they feel comfortable with this mindset of being a perpetual victim.