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In relation to that sentence, how would you interpret it in relation to your everyday/personal/philosophical life?

Do you agree with it? To what extent?
 

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In relation to that sentence, how would you interpret it in relation to your everyday/personal/philosophical life?

Do you agree with it? To what extent?
A man is someone with a purpose. However, without core values, there exists no purpose. So when a person does not have values, he is as good as being aimless and ultimately nothing more than Play-Doh to everyone else. I'm not suggesting that people's values are supposed to be concrete and set in stone, as they can definitely evolve and develop into better-honed values in the future. But in life, if people don't stand up for what they believe in, they are going to get stepped on like doormats, simple as that. So, values indeed define a man.

Also, after realizing this, I've come to find that the least attractive quality about a person is when they lack values whatsoever. Meaningful values that people adhere to can range anywhere from bigger things like always taking the side of family members over friends to smaller things like never littering trash on the floor. The list of values you adhere to doesn't have to be extensive by any means, but a person should always be able to stand up for whatever values they have when their values are being threatened. In the end, people will give a lot more respect to you, and perhaps be inspired enough to learn from your values.

You never see great figures in history praised for their "group mentality". But it's always for their strict personal values in which they are idolized.
 
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