Our decisions are based on our knowledge and perception of right and wrong. Each person’s upbringing brings along a different set of morals, values habits and manners; if only you observe closely, the variations are staggering. As people grow up, their experiences with other people alter their point of view at times subtly, at times significantly.
And so, a person’s decision-making skills say a lot about the different facets of his personality: His understanding of the ways of the world, his perception of the world, how he thinks the world perceives him, his beginnings, his struggles and consequent successes, his hits and misses, his vices, his insecurities, his surrounding and capacity to adapt and above all his own self evaluations.
If your values and morals are self-professed, and you make our own rules, and set your own principles and beliefs, is there a need to judge another’s ways? When you learn to love yourself for what you are and don’t punish yourself for what you aren’t and what you ought to be, you have learnt the art of empathy and emulation. And this quality makes clear the difference between established facts and colored truths.
And once the happy realization dawns on you, you will realize the true weight of the words “to each his own… “
Sweet Dreams (Marilyn Manson)
Sweet dreams are made of this
Who am I to disagree?
I travel the world
And the seven seas–
Everybody’s looking for something.
Some of them want to use you
Some of them want to get used by you
Some of them want to abuse you
Some of them want to be abused…