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Issue 55 - 05 | Self, and Importance. A Call to Reflection and Action

By Scott Ballum
Published Feb. 12, 2009 1:42 a.m.
"When we align ourselves with the opinions of others without examination, we are robbing ourselves of the opportunity to analyze our own preferences and desires, to determine our own solutions. We miss the chance to review the criteria others are utilizing, to question their biases and seek our own inspiration. In stunting the development of our own individual perspectives and initiatives, we trap ourselves in lives that appear to be predestined, and deny the possibility of realizing our personal potential."

About Scott Ballum | Scott Ballum is a designer and author in Brooklyn, NY. He is the founder of Sheepless Co., a creative practice dedicated to providing deliberate, considered solutions in design and advocacy for small businesses and artistic or cultural organizations intending to affect positive social change. Visit Scott online at www.sheeplessco.com.

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