Some people don't need role models. They are able to synthesize their own.
It depends on whether you are talking about someone being a role model for you, or you being a role model for others. The latter is always best.
I think the better question is the necessity of role models (plural). You cannot be exactly like someone else. The trick or the best choice is to chose the best characteristics of people you like or admire and they see how you can apply them to your own life and still maintain your own uniqueness.
Perhaps you know people who have done this very thing, then if you follow their course and chose the people you like, not necessarily the same ones the other person likes, then you are on the right path of developing a role model that will uniquely help you become the person you want to be.
At an early age boys look to their fathers for a role model. Failing that, there are other figures who walk in and out of our lives - like grandfathers, uncles, older brothers or teachers, even film actors - and leave an indelible mark on us.
Most boys haven't a clue what direction they want to take, and rely on others to direct their minds. Some - precious few - don't feel they need a role model, but still look at more senior figures to judge whether they're going in the right direction.
I looked to a number of adult males for direction, starting with my Dad. He must have done something right, having progressed 'at the sharp end' through the Middle East via North Africa, Sicily and Italy with just a wound to the arm - narrow, that. It was a sniper's bullet, and just an '-nth' in the other direction could have spelt curtains for him.
by icv 5 years ago
What you think about the role of role model to create good personalities ?
by Melissa Barrett 7 years ago
Okay, to Earnest...If you looked at the whole "religion" thing as trying to find a role model, would it seem unreasonable to you?(speaking in a broad view, with no specific religion addressed)
by Ezinneamaka 9 years ago
what is the difference between a mentor and a role modelwhat is the difference between a career and ambition
by JS Matthew 6 years ago
What Makes a Person a Good Role Model for the Younger Generation?
by mikoas 10 years ago
As a teenagers, is it good to choose a role model? Who should be our role model in life? Please I need your opinion, Thanks OLU MIKE OMOASEGUN
by quicksand 6 years ago
Who Is Your Role Model, And Whom Would You Like Your Kids To Follow?You have a seven year old kid and you are gladdened to notice some amazing traits in him. So you begin to map out plans for his future. In whose footsteps would you like him to follow? Whom, in your opinion need be followed by the...
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