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Faith is a major aspect of any religion and my role as a devotee requires me to give full faith towards God Faith is the only answer to situations that do not seem logical However most importantly faith can only be proven by following the rules set for by God himself One does not question God if he believes him to be the supreme God or the highest spirit This may seem like blind faith to some but in a way we are blind We do not see the reasons for all the occurrences of nature We do not understand why good people die however we fail to realize that maybe they are going to a better place As human beings we fall victims to our minds our own logical reasoning and to our social situations and their inherent performances Erving Goffman speaks on this subject of everyday social interaction the impact of environment and the psychology of the individual He mentions that social interaction can be viewed as a sort of performance shaped by environment and audience constructed to provide others with an impression Goffman provides new insight of how an individual when establishing a social identity utilizes the front which is described as that part of the individuals performance which regularly functions in a general and fixed fashion to define the situation for those who observe the performance 22 Parallel to this concept of the front is living dual personalities Often individuals live dual personalities because of their surrounding environment This concept is easily exemplified in my temple The youths that attend temple on the weekend are very pious humble and absolutely respectful to elders However once they take step outside the temple a 180 degree turn is made and essentially become thugs Sometimes I wonder why there is such a drastic change in their performance but the simple answer to that is the environment they belong to changes them For many of
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