“Why join the navy if you can be a pirate?”
Don’t be afraid to be different. Or even better, don’t be afraid to go completely against the flow. Societal norms are established to keep order, but that doesn’t mean a little chaos can’t bring about positive changes. Sometimes that is the only way for change to happen. If you believe in something, stay true to it, no matter what society says. You will emanate passion and show your true self; which is what people want to see and will appreciate. Drink up me hearties, yo ho!