We aren’t for culture, rather culture is ours to shape. This fact, rarely understood in every generation, is the reason why we latch onto traditions that have no place in modernity.
If you do things as they—your ancestors—have always been done without questioning, what then, is the value of your life? How do we address new problems with outdated solutions?
If your ancestors weren’t exactly smarter than you, given the amount of information they had, comparative to the information overload that you now have, why do you feel so incompetent to chart a new course?