… So you don’t want to be a cliche. You want to be counter cultural. Different from everyone else.
I used to say “Be Catholic.” But that was before the whole “who am I to judge” phenomenon, when saying you’re Catholic at least implied a certain level of anti-secularism.
I still maintain there is nothing more hardcore than orthodox, devout Catholicism or Orthodoxy. You want to rage against the established order — the established order that measures your human worth by productivity and usefulness, devalues life, and treats you as nothing more than a consumer of goods?
If you have the intense desire to humble yourself while everyone else around you is busy inflating their own egos, might I make a suggestion…