Dilemma about what to do - moral values

I am catching up with posting online my articles.

I am certain that you will find yourself in the point within your life when you will feel dilemma about what to do because of moral values and standards. For example you will find yourself in the point where you consider stealing something, telling the lie, cheating etc. and you have to make the decision to do it or not to do it.

The answer to this dilemma is very simple but yet it is not as straight forward as it may seem ( e.g. don't steal ).

Thus let's have a look at this point of stealing a little bit closer.

Frist of all we must realise that the dilemma will not be the same for everybody and everywhere.

Why ?

It is because the moral values and moral standards differ from person to person and from country to country. And thus for example for somebody stealing 1 cent is already being regarded as big sin, which needs to be confessed before god, while for others stealing 1 billion dollars is normal thing.

Yes... the moral standards within humanity are not unified and they differ greatly. And then we can have abuse on a massive scale ( war ) and the person doing it gets away with it without punishment, while another person stealing bread from the store will be sentenced to jail for robbery.

Anyway the whole case with the dilemma about doing or not doing something because of the moral standards is very simple to solve.

If you follow the principle of what is best for all in every moment of your life then there will be no dilemma about the moral values. And if you find yourself at such a point in your life then don't waste time thinking about whether you should or you should not do something.



Published: 2014 - February - 23      © Copyright 2013 - Greg Wiater