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Posted by Angelicamarie, on Fri Nov 02, 2018 6:15 pm

We base our values on others, though these things can and do change.   Money/Achievements/Success

Proving your importance: out performing (in your mind)

                                      Condeming: How one looks and where one lives.

                                      Critizing another to make yourself look good.

                                      Wearing Gucci or Goodwill /Calvin Klein or Jockey your value is Still the same.

We feel devalued when sickness plague us.





All the above still don't change our value

Values come from parents, peers, television and external sources. In my opinion all people have values (similarities) basic needs, desires and dreams. That is I do!!!

Do you recognize your value?


















Reply by Bill, on Sat Nov 03, 2018 4:18 am

Hello Angelicamarie. Thanks for another thought-provoking post, which encourages us to contemplate our value systems. I find it interesting to observe that many of the things you point out about our fellow human beings are everyday elements that are 'weaponised'  to use against others. This is a classic case of bullying, which some people have mastered to such a degree that they can use it in almost any aspect of their existence in relationships with others.

Sometimes these sorts of things are very difficult to recognise, let alone control and manage in societies where bullying has become synonymous with 'success'. When we, collectively,  vote bullies into prominent positions in our societies, and praising and rewarding those who use these techniques to gain power and influence, we can expect them to set the example for the rest of the population, who then, in turn,  try to emulate the bullying of people who appear to be 'successful'. 

I find it fascinating to observe that many Christians have opted to follow this type of example, rather than that set by their original spiritual leader, as this indicates just how powerful these influences are becoming.

Just a thought!

Best wishes


Reply by Angelicamarie, on Sat Nov 03, 2018 7:02 am

Bill... I am only qualified to represent myself and opinion. Thanks!



Reply by Xerxes, on Sat Nov 03, 2018 7:57 pm



A wonderful post. I agree, whatever your values are, they are instilled, that is, learned early on, taught to us by our parents. One's true values are not mutable and remain with us throughout our lives even though the conditions and circumstances around us might change. Unfortunately, some of us have values that are unsavory while others  have values that are stellar and impeccable.



Reply by Angelicamarie, on Sun Nov 04, 2018 2:37 am

Xerxes.. Thanks for you comments.


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