society

You know what would be great?

If society could just stop with arbitrary dress codes. If you're not working with the public, why should you have to dress up so much? If you're a police officer, then it makes sense that you'd wear a uniform that identifies you as a police officer. If you're Ted from IT who sits in the backroom all day, I really don't see why you have to come in every day in a suit and tie.

Let's just toss them out, shall we?

People shared their thoughts with us after Redditor Levels2ThisBrush asked the online community,

"What should be socially acceptable but isn't?"
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People Divulge The Biggest Lies Society Still Believes
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How many of us heard the old saying "an apple a day keeps the doctor away" as a child?

Or were told by their parents that watching too much television would make your eyes fall out?

Needless to say, these, as well as other sayings and superstitions, were not 100% accurate, possibly even having no truth to them whatsoever

Rather, these were merely a way to encourage, or scare, children into better eating habits, or getting away from the TV once and a while.

Some however, have, took these and other unsubstantiated pieces of information literally, and continue to believe them to be true.

Redditor wste96 was curious to believe what other falsehoods people continue to believe, in spite of proof to the contrary, leading them to ask:

"What's the biggest lie ever told that we, as a society, still believe in?"
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People Explain Which Things Everyone Else Finds Attractive But They Just Don't Get
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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, which basically means when it comes to someone's looks, everyone has their specific tastes and opinions.

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There are many things in modern society that are generally accepted but would have been considered taboo as little as ten to twenty years ago.

But even in our supposedly progressive modern age, we still have a long way to go.

Far too many people are still hesitant or afraid to be open about elements of their life, fearing too many people wouldn't consider it "normal."

This idea piqued the curiosity of Redditor Sham-da-man, leading him to reach out to the Reddit community on what needs changing in modern society by asking:

"What needs to be normalized?"
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People Break Down The Obvious Discrimination That Society Just Accepts
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People who grumble about the small things in life are often frowned upon by those who just can't seem to catch a break.

How can we blame them?

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