Why is authenticity so difficult for some people? || Acharya Prashant, on 'The Fountainhead' (2019)

Question: Acharya Ji, Pranaam! While reading the first chapter of the Fountainhead, I found that the character Peter Keating shows us our reality. But in front of Howard Roark Peter can’t hide his falsities, though he tries his best to.

Even though Peter gets a glimpse of what his reality is, why does he continue his ways? Why is the renunciation of the false so hard to him?

Acharya Prashant Ji:

It’s not about being hard or easy, it’s a choice.

If you want to renounce the false, it gets renounced.

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