The COVID-19 tragedy is testing our ethical values. We can think of how we can be supportive of each other and use good judgment, or we can hide from our conscience and jump into the next toilet paper fight (Editor’s Note: Other people will see you in the predictable video, so think twice about fighting). Some of us bought too much of one thing or another without being consciously aware of it, and now we can turn that into something positive by being generous with others. The building complex where I live has an online message board for residents, and … Continue reading Did You Overshop? Please Consider Offering to Help Others
SOME PEOPLE HAVE POSTED ON SOCIAL MEDIA THAT THEY REGRET ONLY THINGS THEY HAVEN’T DONE. IF YOU HAVE NO REGRETS OVER THINGS YOU HAVE DONE, YOU’RE IN DENIAL. — CORDIALLY, HELEN Continue reading We’re all Human. Admit it.
A CLEAR CONSCIENCE AND A LACK OF CONSCIENCE ARE NOT ONE AND THE SAME. — HELEN CHRISTIE Continue reading Amoral People Shouldn’t be in Denial
WHEN HOSTILITY IS EASIER THAN RESPECT, YOU HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO EXERCISE REAL COURAGE — IN REVERSING THE MESS AND SALVAGING YOUR MORAL CHARACTER. — CORDIALLY, HELEN Continue reading Courage is Complicated
MY IMAGINARY FRIEND IS SO KIND. HE’S AN ASSHOLE, BUT A KIND ASSHOLE. THIS MAKES ME FEEL GUILTY WHENEVER I SPEAK UP ABOUT THE CIGAR SMOKE. Continue reading A Tormented Conscience
Having an honorable life isn’t always easy when you buy used merchandise. You don’t know where most of it came from, meaning you don’t know whether it was stolen before you got your hands on it. Some people look the other way — whether the goods are new or used — and refuse to pass up a bargain on something they want or need. They may inspect the item and hope there are no bed bug eggs in it, but they don’t think about legal or ethical problems in the supply line. They buy new items from the back of … Continue reading The Guilt Merry-Go-Round