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In todays world it is often difficult to adjust to one type oflifestyle or another The constant bombardment of outside opinions hamper ourability as humans to choose and be comfortable with a certain way of livingOur way of living may consist of a look a way of thinking a religion or anyfacet of our personalities that may not conform with whatever is the norm or theaccepted at a given time When this is the case we sometimes feel forced tochange thus we are susceptible to blind conformity The word conformity comesfrom the Latin words con which means with or together and forma which meansto shape or mold Therefore blind conformity is actually a molding ofourselves together with what is said to be normal in society instead of usingour differences to enhance ourselves as humans Known for having strongopinions Malcolm X seems to be an unlikely victim of blind conformity Howeveras shown in his essay My First Conk Malcolm X in fact was victimized by thismalignant disease Straightening black hair though is just one impulse thatis bought on by blind conformity Changing ones self to look or behave likeanother because it is more desired by the public is due to a disregarding of ones self-claimed morals and values an over emphasis of the media and outsideopinions and an insecurity which most of us unfortunately have In My First Conk Malcolm X assured that black people were beingbrainwashed to believe that they actually were inferior to white people thusthey conked their hair They were essentially giving up what they werefighting for as far as civil rights- the right to be who they were and also beaccepted by society Therefore the conking of their hair was a hypocrisy and acontradiction of all their morals and values Blind conformity caused them todisregard their strongest beliefs which should be the most powerful drivingforces in all of our lives If we can not depend on our own morals and
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