b) Some values and priorities differ.
a) We give people titles and name positions to obscure their lack of purpose.
b) We develop a system of beliefs that we need to help structure our thinking, but then we start believing our thoughts to be reality.
We want to be independent, free thinkers; we want to be liked.
Sometimes we do things simply because we choose to, as opposed to it giving us a purpose.
Paperwork is more important than reality.
When someone takes away our purpose, we get angry.
Symbols are confused with reality (e.g. burning the flag, draftcards).
Create a problem or a purpose, and then it becomes a problem and our purpose.
Appearance is more important than substance.
If we don't make any decisions, they will be made for us.
a) If there are no regulations, we have chaos; we have to regulate everything. (Rules & Regs vs. Choice)
b) We need rules, regs, policies, but more often than not, we follow the policy and stop thinking.
Principles to live by and die for- better dead than read!
We all want to have power and control but we have to live with others.