The past is another country. Living consciously in the present moment can influence the future.
Facing reality might be easier for some folks than for others, but time waits for no one.
The fact that things have always been done in a particular way doesn’t mean they must be set in stone.
Each of us can choose the notions that matter to us as individuals and as members of groups.
Change is bound to happen. If we are willing to read the signs, we can act accordingly.