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Values are Inescapable Aspects of Everything We Do

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We often think of values and morality as if they were something optional, limiting, oppressive or perhaps imposed on us by some external authority.  But this is not necessarily so. Everything we do is in some way organized by our value systems.  They are inescapable.  And if that is true, then it would be a good idea for us to become aware and take control of the values we live by.

Values matter.   Value are judgments about the extent to which something is good and bad, right or wrong, or worthy or unworthy.  Values  include judgments of what it is that we think is important in life.  If something is important, it has value to us.   Values range in their degree of importance.  We may call some values moral values because we think that they should be upheld by all people, regardless of who Read More