Society has a love/hate relationship with unconventional behavior. Celebrating those who think & act differently is at the heart of countless stories that people adore.
Many of people’s favorite characters in books & entertainment are eccentric. And we always root for the underdog & love the hero’s journey. And yet, when it comes to real life, we often dismiss those who choose to do things differently.
Is it because we don’t know who to root for or show our love to when we aren’t explicitly told it’s ok?