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As children, the people we look up to are famous, which is why we want to become famous even into adulthood. Then, just as now, becoming famous was impossible without help. You can greatly accelerate toward your ideals with better relationships, especially those in the same group. As one group, such as our immediate family, fails to make us famous, we long to be part of another group that can succeed, such as our friends.
- Fame; that means, widespread reputation.
When a group makes us feel good, we settle for the provided comfort and let go of the original desire. This is why most of us choose to live our life by default, rarely by design. This is how you give up your ideals and compromise your life’s mission.
As the earlier failures of your life sink in over the years, it becomes easy to blame everyone around you for things turning out this way. Indeed, they did not help you effectively, but that is not their fault. It is also true that most people would help if they knew how to do so. This happens because you probably have a hard time making your ideals understood in the first place. That’s a failure in social life. Until it’s resolved, the consequences are long-lasting.
As we grow older, we become more practical. Most of us give up on the idea of ever being famous. It’s hard enough to survive. Nearly everyone will not end up being a celebrity. Then, just as now, survival is impossible without help. Most people cannot survive without help from their employers or the customer they service. Working in or with a group is no longer a luxury, but a necessity. Usually, long after graduation, most of us fully understand the importance of success in social life.