How strong should our convictions be?
I try to be open minded at all times. I listen to and consider an idea regardless of how ridiculous it may seem to be. On the other hand, I also have to be assertive in some instances and push my ideas forward. This is very difficult to do while attempting to not claim eternal knowledge, as some very ignorant people do (This is pointed at most walks of life and not any specific group.) Where should a person draw the line between being bigoted and being walked on?
Conviction is meaningless without facts, evidence and proof to balance the perception, logic and perspective of the idolized conceptualization.
To believe in one's exclusive selfish convictions is a recipe for failure, because one's individual objective is only a very small part of the consciousness course, journey and path of the whole energy, nature and spirit of being...
Selfish convictions are seen all the time in the bad decisions of religious leaders, businessmen, and politicians.
A typical example is, when a rich person inherits more wealth and becomes more removed from the working class to the extent that their perception, logic and perspective is skewed from the mainstream ethics, morals and integrity of life's general purpose, motive and intent. Here we might wonder just what is the purpose, motive and intent of humanity. Is it different for each person or is t the same for all, you have to wonder the way people believe they are different from one to another.
Even as energy, nature, and spirit is different by degree; humans are different to varying degrees of capacity, ability and potential. Individual value, importance and worth is the same for each because all people are units of the singular self that only has worth when all comprise the one whole being; like the sovereignty of a town, a state, and a federation...
Here is how bad conviction without bias control has gotten: Michael Taylor, who worked for Monsanto as an attorney then appointed as deputy commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1991. While at the FDA Taylor made crucial decisions that led to the approval of GE foods and crops. Then he returned to Monsanto as vice president for public policy. This is collusion in the most flagrant manner...
by YvetteParker 6 years ago
What are some convictions that you hold strong that you will not waiver or compromise?
by Joanna Chandler 4 years ago
Have you ever felt a strong conviction in your life? That you feel like your going out of your mind.I have heard the word conviction but never really felt what it meant until 2013. It was a strong conviction from GOD . It was one of the worst feeling I have ever had in my life. It's un-explainable...
by Kevin W 5 years ago
I was reading where the family/loved ones were relieved and over joyed that the person who had murdered their love one was finally apprehended and incarcerated. Does this really feel like justice has been done? You lose a loved one, while the person who took them from you goes to prison, gets 3...
by SparklingJewel 8 years ago
regardless of where one stands on the abortion issue...how could any American citizen stand for allowing their tax dollars or be forced in their work ethic to be used for something that is against their deepest moral and ethical conscience...to them it is an ultimate abuse of their liberty...
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