There was more importance on social interaction then obviously.
Today I can go days without seeing anyone (yet still be very productive, doing hw and studying on my laptop at home). Back then anything you did that was productive must have involved being in front of other people.
George Whitehall, carpenter, handed himself into Newtown police after hacking to death his common-law wife, Ida Parker on Thursday afternoon 21 February 1922, at their home in Pleasant Avenue, Erskineville. This photo was apparently taken the following morning at Newtown Police Station.
It says Fellini was really a woman posing as man for 20 years who murdered her "wife."
as a woman
Convicted of murder. Eugenia Falleni spent most of her life masquerading as a man. In 1913 Falleni married a widow, Annie Birkett, whom she later murdered. The case whipped the public into a frenzy as they clamoured for details of the ‘man-woman’ murderer. Aged approximately 43.
Conformity is a bigger part of being successful and happy in life than it is given credit for.
Depends on the path in life you've chosen. In some paths it's almost a necessity, in others it's a total hinderance. In either one, at least knowing what you are expected to conform to is critical, and you'll need at least a little bit of the other side for that.