Tradition is allowing your life to be governed by the past. Today I can take a look around and see the world's population allowing themselves to be governed by ideals that, in many cases, were invented thousands of years ago by people who were essentially cave men with the intellectual capacity of today's three year olds. I find it to be insane that many of today's adults are governing their lives by the ideals of people that lacked the intellectual capacity to read or even create fire.
You might think that America, China, Russia, France or the United Kingdom are progressive, but the idea of government has its roots thousands of years ago, the entire concept invented by those who would be considered mentally retarded today. It's certainly not limited to government, many of our institutions stem from the ideals of less evolved individuals, marriage for instance. Is it any wonder why marriage does not work? It was invented by ancient civilizations that couldn't even keep their own world together long enough not to be considered ancient.
Why on earth are we living in the past? Why on earth would anyone think it to be a good idea to agree with the ideals of failed civilizations? Here's something you may not have thought about, you do realize that democracy has been tried before? Ancient Greece: FAIL... Ancient Rome: FAIL... You may not have noticed this, but America has failed several times, it only kept the same name when it was rebuilt. The civil war marked the end of America, the great depression marked the end of America. The first America didn't even last more than a few years, it was called the Articles of Confederation and failed miserably.
There has not been one single government that has not failed. Much of the world today seems to have thrown in the towel, "We don't know what to do, nothing we try ever seems to work." Well you could try something new... You see, personally, I refuse to follow the ideals of our failed ancestors. Moreover it is literally against my religion to obey laws invented by my fellow man. No I am not christian or hindu, I've invented my own religion and am quite happy with it. My religion has a god, a lifestyle, an afterlife and even a set of logically thought out ideals. There is no book associated with my religion as I do not let inanimate objects govern my life, but you're welcomed to view my reel to see a few of the details.