accepting miseries and disasters
with the stoicism of a cow
standing in the rain."
"One must consider what a rich realm must be abdicated when one becomes a conformist."
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Too often we enjoy the comfort of opinion without the discomfort of thought." -JFK
behavior or views that do not conform to prevailing ideas or practices.
failure or refusal to conform, as to established customs, attitudes, or ideas.
opinions or doctrines at variance with the official or traditional accepted positions.