Where They went wrong
14 Mar 2003
Most of us were told as a child that, "You can do whatever you want to do;" or
"You can be whatever you want to be"
Also told the difference between right and wrong, however that does not guide my decisions.
How I feel guides my choices. If I commit a wrong doing I feel guilty, not because the act itself was necessarily wrong, but because I have been programmed, from the time I was a baby, to feel that it was wrong.
So, what if I want to do something that is 'wrong'? Does it mean that I have failed because I have chosen to 'rebel' against the system? Or does it mean that the system has failed me, because it has not caused me to feel guilty, thus leaving me the internally consequence-free option?