Some Version of Rigidity

From Somebody to Love? by Grace Slick, with Andrea Cagan (1998). Recounting living across from a Catholic school in San Francisco, 1945:

Directly across the street was St. Brendan’s Catholic school, and I felt sorry for those kids, all having to dress the same, constantly being watched by those strange, gray-faced women in the long black outfits. I was glad my parents didn’t belong to any weird organization that required such rigid, ritualized behavior. It was much later that I learned how each person imposed some version of rigidity on themselves anyway, with or without the help of organized religion.

Or need to impose

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Practising Lawyer and Part-Time University Instructor (Accounting, Commercial Law, Organizational Behaviour); Part-Time Federal Tribunal Member. Non-practising Chartered Professional Accountant (Chartered Accountant and Certified Management Accountant).
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