Life is hard enough without cultural shaming. Even the most privileged among us is bound to deal with loss and grief in their life, so it would make sense for us to all cast off judgements, unless someone is actively hurting others.
But alas, despite the ways it makes us miserable, our culture is still full of lots of unnecessary shaming and manipulates people into feeling insecure about traits or circumstances outside of their control.
Luckily, there are plenty of us who have already shifted out attitudes towards others, and the more we speak up about stopping shame cycles the more our culture will shift.
Being wrong. It's okay to be wrong, just be open to learning. Instead of doubling down or getting angry.
Their jobs. If you clean/fix sewerage pipes, then thanks for your service. Someone must have the balls to do it.
Trade school/gap years - college right after high school isn’t for everyone. even Some of my smartest friends - top of my class should’ve taken a gap because they burned themselves out getting 95-97% averages throughout high school.