The world we live in today has been through thousands of years of evolution, and so has mankind. Like many things, we have missed learning an essential aspect of human behaviour – minding our own business. For no rhyme or reason, we love to find out what’s happening in other people’s lives and derive some sort of pleasure from it.
There can be positive or negative reasons why people like to interfere in other people’s lives. Sometimes they want to help. Some people may see themselves as helpful or supportive, and they may genuinely believe they are doing someone a favour by offering advice or trying to solve their problems. This is because they want to feel needed or essential. Some people may get a sense of satisfaction or fulfilment from being able to help others, and they may think that they are more needed or important if they can offer assistance.Continue reading “The Business of Minding Our Own Business, Explained”