Friday, March 20, 2015
Almost everywhere in life, we have authoritative figures: teachers, doctors, police, bosses, parents or dare I even say politicians. Having authority figures in our lives is not necessarily a bad thing. In fact, we need to have authority figures in certain realms of our life to provide structure. I make note of this point in detail in my article You Will Obey.
However, authority figures need to be kept honest and in balance. In government, our Constitution attempted at keeping balance via three branches of government. Within our own lives, we are ultimately responsible for balancing the authoritative rule others impose on us. In this article, I’ll show you one example of how complete submissiveness to doctors as authority figures has completely swayed a nation of mothers. Read More