For those of us who study history, we can see that power does not stem from the strongest, nor the most intelligent, but through the dynamic of self expression. Who is allowed to speak and who is muzzled, who is allowed to be who they are, and who perishes in lonely frustration for the person they might have been. According to Thoreau, “if a plant cannot live according to it’s nature, it dies. So to a man.” I think being authentic to yourself and expressing yourself fully is one of the most important things you can ever do. It might even change the world. What do you guys think? Check out my article outlining 5 times people changed the world through their unique self expression.