The world looks with some awe upon a man who appears unconcernedly indifferent to home, money, comfort, rank, or even power and fame. The world feels not without a certain apprehension, that here is someone outside its jurisdiction; someone before whom its allurements may be spread in vain; someone strangely enfranchised, untamed, untrammelled by convention, moving independent of the ordinary currents of human action. -Winston Churchill, politician and statesman (1874-1965)
Questions: How much of your behavior is driven by community standards? Do you ever wonder about what you might be like if you defined your own behavior? What does this mean for the stability of a group, organization, culture, or society? Is stability an appropriate or necessary goal?