Society expectations. To meet or not to meet them?
We are struggling all the time to meet expectations: our parents’, our teachers’, our colleagues’, the company management, the family, the neighbours, the guy that serves you coffee, the lady that you only saw once in your life and so on. We are trying to do everything to please everyone: do not speak too loud, get dressed properly (what does this even mean?), do not be an over achiever, do not keep quiet, etc, etc, etc.
society | səˈsʌɪɪti/
noun: the aggregate of people living together in a more or less ordered community.
synonyms: the community, the public, the general public, the people, the population; civilization, the world at large, humankind, mankind, humanity
“drugs, crime, and other dangers to society”
expectation | ɛkspɛkˈteɪʃ(ə)n
noun: a strong belief that something will happen or be the case.
synonyms: supposition, assumption, belief, presupposition, presumption, conjecture, surmise, reckoning, calculation, prediction, forecast, projection; assurance, confidence, trust, anticipation, expectancy, eagerness, hope, hopefulness;
Let’s break this into a few pieces and send out a short message:
All the images are created using my phone. So, it’s digital neon on pixelated canvas. 2018.
If you have any other story about the society asking too much or any message that you have for the society, please(!) do share it here!