Rules vs Principles

One Man's Opinion

Rules are not necessarily sacred, principles are.”

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Principles emphasizes: “Doing the right thing”

Rules state: “YOU WILL”

The latter statement has never and will never work for me!

My first question is, “Why?”. Then I question who made the rule?

A government? MY government!!!?

Or is it some holier than thou religious type?  Ouch!

We will not go there today.

The type of person that will follow rules blindly is the worst. Dangerous to the extreme, because even if their deep seated conscience tells them following the “rule” will be wrong, they will do it anyway.

But we are not going there either.

Where are we going?            Follow me —— >


Principles give us a sense of direction, meaning and an inspiring cause to live for. The only way we can ever feel really happy and fulfilled in the long term is to live in accordance…

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