Word of the Day: Tradition

tradition tra-di-tion / trə-dĭsh-ən   noun 1. the passing down of cultural customs, practices or beliefs through generations, particularly through word of mouth Tradition means handing on all that is of value to the next generation. Henry Lewis Bullen, 1857 – 1938   2. a custom, practice or belief passed within families or social groups from one generation to another All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness … the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.  Dalai Lama, 1935 –   3. a particular or characteristic long-standing style or manner, that is sometimes copied Architecture is a tradition, a long continuum. Whether we break with tradition or enhance it, we are still connected to that past.  Richard Meier, 1934 –