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Should we Follow our Traditional way of living or accept the Modern ways of Living??? watch

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    Hi everyone!
    I would love to hear your views about this post. Well, Should we reject our parents with their traditional notions abut living lives or continue to be practical as to assimilate into the modern ways of living? I mean, these two aspects are totally different and they do not usually perturb our life. But, there must be an occasion when such a clash did occur in your life. Mostly, parents of today have become very broad-minded about almost everything; education, jobs, university, work, marriage.But, did it ever occur that in some incident, they actually force you to follow your religion or your society notions and obligations or your family traditions? If it did happen, how did you deal with the situation? And, how did it affect your parents?
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    I seek to maintain the legacy of my ancestors and their traditions.
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    I prefer the pragmatic option. Respect culture, but do not be bound by it. If new ideas are better than the old (as they usually are, developing by selection) then adopt them. That said, many of the old ideas are worth preserving. The UDHR is 70 years old or so, but all of it is still as valid then as it was now. On the other hand, I'm sure my ancestors would have hated many people based on their religion/race/politics, and that is not acceptable, and I will not be emulating them in this regard. These are oversimplifications, of course. The problem of cultural heritage is very complex, and very concerning, and deserves a better discussion than I can provide.

    tl;dr. Just because an idea is new, it doesn't mean it is inherently better, and just because an idea is old, it doesn't mean it is inherently better... But the best ideas from the old are brought into the new, so I tend to favour reform.
 
 
 
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