When holidays hide motivational controls
Almost all holidays find their roots in long-forgotten history. The majority are the ground for major social events and behaviors that happen sometimes all around the world. Let’s see what else hide behind these celebrations. Most of them are special dates we know for as long as we are born. Our closest relations often celebrated these. For many of us, celebrating the new year is as natural as greeting a long time friend. But these special days had their first occurrence. To ensure people remember something or to enforce some habits or behaviors, these are all good reasons for these to be. Religions found in these practices a good lever to interact with their followers in an indirect way. As long as you get the right anchor to make people agree that these could turn into customs and you are good to go. The part they didn’t plan was that customs are so hard to remove that people would even make them evolve to give them a taste of freshness appropriate to their epoch. Today’s new seats of influence are corporations. Will their marketing strategies will last as long as their main dogmatic competitors. Nevertheless, it reminds me something familiar…
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Last Updated on November 15, 2019 by Coach Danny