Michael D. Davis en The Daily Chalkboard, Bee Inspired!, beBee in English Social Media Specialist • City of Medford, Oregon - Parks & Recreation Department 11/11/2016 · 1 min de lectura · +300

It's Not What You Think

It's Not What You Think

What is the value of life? What is the value of belief?  Does value exist only in misguided and arrogant ideology giving right and rise to power over others?

Regardless of the justification it is the worst of values to believe that one person is more deserving to be heard above another. Yet this value continues to be taught and forced on many in the world.

Will we never learn this one simple lesson, that little of value lies in selfish thought and action? Misery and poverty are born of hate and fear. Freedom is born of love and acceptance and therein lies the value of life.


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Jared 🐝 Wiese 11/11/2016 · #1

DARN good food for thought!
I'd suggest a discussion on values vs. PRINCIPLES:


“Correct principles are like compasses: they are always pointing the way. And if we know how to read them, we won’t get lost, confused, or fooled by conflicting voices and values.

Principles are self-evident, self-validating natural laws. They don’t change or shift. They provide ‘true north’ direction to our lives when navigating the ‘streams’ of our environments.

Principles apply at all time in all places. They surface in the form of values, ideas, norms, and teachings that uplift, ennoble, fulfill, empower, and inspire people. The lesson of history is that to the degree people and civilizations have operated in harmony with correct principles, they have prospered.”


“Principles, unlike values, are objective and external. They operate in obedience to natural laws, regardless of conditions. Values are subjective and internal. Values are like maps. Maps are not the territories; they are only subjective attempts to describe or represent the territory. The more closely our values or maps are aligned with correct principles—with the realities of the territory, with things as they really are—the more accurate and useful they will be.”
—Stephen R. Covey

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