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Too often we let our life choices be dictated by popular opinions - or what everyone else is doing. So we might send our kids to school we can't afford, or we move to a new suburb for a bigger or flatter backyard, or we go on holiday to the place that everyone seems to be going to... But following the herd is full of errors, and prejudice and opinions that simply aren't based on much other than status anxiety, keeping up with the Joneses or maintaining some kind of ego needs.
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