Main the purpose of traditions — to tell us how to behave in a given situation. And to do it without much thinking. Usually it is quite convenient.
Where, for example, to celebrate the New year? Someone will suffer, to think of something good family traditions, and someone knows the answer to the question: the night we always have, utesi or a large company go to friends to the cottage. While all pre-painted: we bring salad and fruit, Ivanov — home-made wine and cake, and Dima is preparing a leg of lamb.
Tradition can “build” our lives literally brick by brick: for Breakfast you should eat cereal, a festive table isn’t imaginable without pie, we clean the apartment on Saturdays, and we’ve taken vacations at sea. And why so, we do not think. However, the answer will probably not find — just initially formed.
Custom or dogma?
There is another function of good family traditions, although at first glance it may seem side: they determine the degree of viability of a “body” that supports them.
It is here and is the “watershed” between the customs of the living and the dead. Last mean blindly following a routine once someone order. Usually they settle for those who are too lazy or too busy to take the initiative to create something Continue reading