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Esteban Trevino

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How do individuals decide what is right rather than what is convenient to do?

In his Talk, Edward Snowden mentioned that he choose to act based on what was right rather than what was convenient for him. I think that this particular topic should be further explored, especially when there exists significant personal costs and risks?

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  • Apr 4 2014: Intentions and transparency are everything: actions and words that are unselfish,work for the common good, promote and inspire cooperation and fair play, no hidden agenda.
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      • Apr 5 2014: Esteban,

        MUMBOJUMBO GALORE!!! In other words GET A LIFE!
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        Apr 5 2014: Esteban and Soon,
        I agree that intentions and results can have individual importance which influences a person's decisions regarding what is right.

        I suggest that if one believes s/he has a full cup of all "good stuff", it may be the ego that is filling the cup.
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        Apr 6 2014: Esteban,You ask me to comment on your "particular case of the wallet". I do not see any reason to justify keeping something that does not belong to me.

        In your perception, that seems justifiable..... In my perception, that is keeping something that does not belong to me, and I would make every effort to find the owner. I cannot justify, in any way, keeping something that does not belong to me.

        That actually happened to me once....I dropped my wallet....a person found it, looked inside for ID....which is usually in a wallet....called me and returned the wallet, which I was very grateful for.

        You ask..."Why some individuals choose not to inquire and ask the questions needed to form a better perception of things?"

        Perhaps it would be helpful for you to answer that in yourself Esteban.

        EDIT regarding comment below:
        Yes Esteban, you asked me to comment on the wallet conversation, which I did.....you are welcome.

        I cannot justify, in any way keeping something that does not belong to me. If you can do that....so be it. I do not perceive it as beneficial, productive, or constructive in any way to keep something that does not belong to me.
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      Apr 5 2014: I do not agree Esteban, that your "style" of communication is at all good, or a contributing factor in any conversation.


      EDIT regarding comment below:
      Yes Esteban, that is what I choose to state, based on my own interactions with you and observing many people giving you some good advise about communication skills. It is always a choice Esteban.

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