Labels. We use them to identify everything. We use them to quickly categorize people, places and things.
It is how we form opinions on things that we know nothing about. Instead of researching something or learning more about it, we look at what label it fits into. We all do it, I do it, but why do we do it?
Labels let’s us find like minded people who will support our point of view, our agenda or our desires. Labels also help to protect us from things we don’t want to deal with in our lives. It has been called “The first impression.” As soon as you see someone, subconsciously, you are assigning a label to that person. In your mind you have already decided how you feel about the person or how you plan to interact with that person. Continue reading Labels, Why Do We Love Them So Much?