Forget about tradition, religion, or what other people think. Your behavior, thoughts and actions are all up to you. Nobody else can answer for you. Centuries of generations have been raised on “what other people think” and look where that has gotten us.
God gave you a valuable resource that he did not give to any other creature. Your mind. Start using it.
It is uncomfortable to think differently than main stream society, or close friends. It’s as uncomfortable for them as it is for you. Do it anyway. Think for yourself. Get comfortable with being uncomfortable.
Real independent thinking, is required to break free of herd mentality which has been programmed into all nations. It’s not complicated to think for yourself but it does require effort.
For those who choose
To use their minds
They will find
Of an untold kind