The Breast Cancer Awareness Bandwagon

(T.G.I.F.) Thank God It’s Freeday.
For those who wish to hear my unique perspective on this matter, it is as follows. I sincerely believe and postulate that all matters whether positive or negative actually exist and/or increase with human awareness.

Without sounding too metaphysical, I believe it has to do with what is known as a self- fulfilling prophecy, which in short, entails that what ever a person is concentrating on, their actual thought and emotions lead to the result that they may believe that they are actually responding to.

Self-fulfilling prophecy

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

A self-fulfilling prophecy is a prediction that directly or indirectly causes itself to become true, by the very terms of the prophecy itself, due to positive feedback between belief and behavior. Although examples of such prophecies can be found in literature as far back as ancient Greece and ancient India, it is 20th-century sociologist Robert K. Merton who is credited with coining the expression “self-fulfilling prophecy” and formalizing its structure and consequences. In his book Social Theory and Social Structure, Merton gives as a feature of the self-fulfilling prophecy: e.g. when Roxanna falsely believes that her marriage will fail and fears such failure will occur that it actually causes the marriage to fail.

The self-fulfilling prophecy is, in the beginning, a false definition of the situation evoking a new behavior which makes the original false conception come ‘true’. This specious validity of the self-fulfilling prophecy perpetuates a reign of error. For the prophet will cite the actual course of events as proof that he was right from the very beginning.[1]

In other words, a prophecy declared as truth when it is actually false may sufficiently influence people, either through fear or logical confusion, so that their reactions ultimately fulfill the once-false prophecy.

With that said, with the many individuals in this world who seek to gain in vain off the idea of appearing to help those whom they believe to be less fortunate then them, in an attempt to lighten the burden of the load of their own challenges through focusing on those who they believe to have a worse scenario, the more each focuses on problems in general, whether their own, or the problems of others, the severity of the problems will increase with the focus on and awareness of the scenario in the first place, so before we decide to ride the bandwagon in an attempt to capitalize and score cool points, let us first seek to known where the vehicle is headed before we decide to hop on board.

The solution?
Shifting focus to Healthy Lifestyle Awareness would lessen the need for cures and treatments, as the wise have always stated that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of the cure, and the ounce in my humble opinion is the weight of an individuals thoughts and emotions towards the positive, also known as lightheartedness.

A different perspective to consider.

Friday Focus- Its Simple. Count Ur BLESSINGS & They Will Stack.Count Ur Problems & They Too Will Stack.Decisions Decisions- RB