Life as a product of the Society, a train moving into its destination with haphazard rail networks.
Like it or not, we are being trained to become who we are following the will of the Society.
"Why follow others?" You might ask.
Yet, you are constantly striving to prove the validity of a divergent path.
It is our innate instincts to feel protected on this railway, more importantly is to see a clear path ahead of us so that we can be rid of worries. "You are safe as long as you are on the track" the Society might have claimed. Imagine the salesman had cajoled you into buying an expensive branded product even though you had realized the reluctance in your heart to make the payment.
"We are all the same" the Society further reassures you.
"Same-same but different?" You beg to differ.
You knew it well because you are living in Space A, time A, place A and definitely Society A.
Society B might be partially agreeable to Society A. Society C might totally disagrees on Society A.
In every Society, thousands of people succumbed themselves to the power of the railways in seek of a better refuge. They run, they tread, they crawl - on tracks that have definite destinations.
So here's when the logic of Travel comes in. You embarked on a soul-searching journey not so much to find out the truth of Society B, rather a breakaway from Society A and allows you to observe Society A & B at a far distance. As a spectator, you are thrilled to see both Spaces A&B in totality and internalize the dynamics of things. Understanding time difference, understanding the "railways" and "networks" in a faster-than-mercantile-ships manner thanks to the airline industry.
To familiarize yourself with unfamiliar landscape,
To un-familiarize yourself with familiar landscape.
You acted in a manner more passionate than the locals are probably due to your positive curiosity.
Ironically, you don't react likewise in your hometown because you have no time on the railways.
It is true that travels amount to emptiness in the end.
But you are back to ascertain your belief, same-same but different.
Ask the home coming soldiers, sailors, refugees, disaster volunteers...
they'll tell you the Meaning of Society.
To seek a divergent path,
The Change is Me, albeit Monday Blues.
To become a hermit, a follower or the otherwise.