Friday, October 3, 2008

I am a product of my environment, don't blame me i just work here (not so much the rest)...

Anyone who has ever had the misfortune of accidentally asking me what area of psychology I am interested could probably surmise that I am a big believer in the fact that the environment affects who we are. As of late though, partially due to a Culture, Thought & Emotion class I am taking and partially because of a conversation I was having the other day, I have been considering how the environment, but more especially the people around us EFFECT who we are.

I have dubbed my interest of this the “She gets it from her Mama” phenomenon (and I blame a 3am episode of Date My Mom for that)

I would not love Weezer if I did not first love Lara. I would not argue with a heinous Jersey accent if I had not first argued with Dahling. I would not ride rollercoasters if I had not…um…perhaps I should just say that I blame Dave.

But enough about me! This is a play along at home activity.

Take a moment and think about what aspects of you are totally existent because of the wonderful folks you choose to associate with, and what they can blame on you.

It’s a nice little way to remind yourself that we change each others lives in small but ever present ways…aww ain’t that sappy.



...I know I can be blamed for the fact that Dad loves Eddie Izzard. And I blame that on Ray.

3 comments:

  1. Hey! What exactly did I do?!

    (And anyway, here I was thinking you rode them before you met me. Oh well.)

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  2. coffee.

    primarily coffee.



    oh, and taco bell.

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  3. This just in. It took almost two weeks, and an epic display of paper-crunch procrastination, but I finally got that joke. That is all.

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