Conformity Essay

320 WordsMar 6, 20122 Pages
Conformity The word conformity has a lot of meanings; it can be an action in order to fit in a society that is ruled by certain morals. It also means to accept and obey some rules, even if you don’t like them. And finally it means to feel pleased with all the things you have, like money, health, love, or family, value them and feel happy because you have them. But sometimes human don’t conform to the norms that rule a place. I remember when I was nine years old; I studied in Anglo American School in Bogota. I was in disagreed with some rules the school had, like for example to don’t wear hat, to don’t have long hair, and to don’t wear bracelets. I specially didn’t follow the rule of not wearing hat inside the school and to don’t have long hair. One day my homeroom teacher told me that if I didn’t follow school’s rules I’ll be suspended for the next 2 weeks. I thought that was not relevant and I continued being myself and not how the school wanted. This is not the only case where students don’t follow the rules of their schools and they suffer the consequences. In my personal case, I was suspended for 2 weeks, as my teacher told me, and my parents punished me for a whole month without going to my friend’s house. Now, I’m 15 years old and I can see in retrospect that my chosen decision was wrong, and I learned that wherever you are, you have to follow the rules of the place, because if you don’t, you’ll be punished and the consequences will be negative. Sometimes you want to feel free of choosing decisions just because you want to, but always the society has certain rules you have to

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