“The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.”
– Nietzsche

Note: The very notion of conformity will be elaborated upon considerably in future posts for it has many ramifications that automatically are accepted and/or imposed unto others without even a seconds thought.  Accepting those notions blindly ultimately leads to countless dilemmas that are detrimental to the individual.  Moreover, conformity restricts your latitude as an individual, and that of your intellectual faculties by a considerable degree.