Values are what bring distinction to your life. You don't find them, you choose them. And when you do, you're on the path to fulfillment.
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I like the part "injustice can be made up for by compassion". You see, the predators/bullies etc are not "the world" any more than we are, hence, we can make up for their wrong doing at least by taking sides WITH the victim and being compassionate. We are not bad people to think that someone acted wrongly. Some people also seem to think that they are judgemental if they criticize a person's wrongdoings..and instead they criticize the victim and change the story of events in order to justify their belief that the events occured because the victim caused the situation to happen. We can make the world just by creating community, by being compassionate with those who suffer.I'm against moral relativism. Some things are wrong. It's not a matter of perspective. Abuse is wrong.
The desire to be seen in a positive light can give rise to dangerous behaviors.
Anxiety about rejection can undermine satisfaction.
Doing well can be a double-edged sword.
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