If you question it then you are realizing the programming that you have faced for many years. I don't bullshit anyone. If you feel awkward about these principles it's because of all the "CAN'T programming" done unto you throughout your years.
Wanna know something? This guy http://arnoldmcculler.com
(one of my website clients, go see who he plays with) paid my kid (7 yrs old) to create an email signature for him $100. (Here's mine)
Imagine that, a 7 year old getting paid $100 USD for a doodle. I license my email signature from my kid for $20/ a month. He gets $20 for HIS IMAGINATION. This is what I teach my son. Your fingerprint determines your identity, as there are none other like it on the planet. Surely you can make your mark in more significant ways.