Change is always difficult

Changing the way we think is particularly difficult. The way we think is inherited from our society and its world view. Our religion and our culture control us. We do not control them. It is very difficult, sometimes impossible, to free ourselves from their powerful influence.

It is easier for someone like me who is at the same time an insider and an outsider to see what the insiders cannot see. When the insiders are brought up believing that certain things are sacred, the outsider remains aware of the relativity of all our beliefs. This gives the outsider a huge advantage. This is…