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Christopher Lopez

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What do you think about the term "fitting in" at school, work, or an outing somewhere?

What do you think about the term " fitting" in at school, work or an outing somewhere?
I would just want a philosophical approach. Not too much on experiences. Is it better to be an individualist or does fitting in just plainly not exist?

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  • Apr 29 2012: I think "fitting in" is inevitable. Especially when in groups for extended periods of time, like a typical 40 hr work week. Whether you like it or not, you will subconsciously probably start to change your speech and jargon, probably even your behavior after awhile. I think it's natural and fine that this happens because it allows the team to function and communicate better. It's not a threat to being an individual, even the rebel has to 'fit in' a little - at least to stay out of jail!

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