Do the Right Thing Anyway

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Sometimes it is better to lose and do the right thing than to win and do the wrong thing. -Tony Blair

It seems like there should be no room for discussion on whether or not you should choose to do the right thing. I’ve heard the following questions asked more often than not, and it pains me that these messages resonate with more callousness than I care to hear.

  • Why bother helping THOSE people?

First of all, THOSE people are us. It seems like we have become so alienated from each other simply because of our biases. If you think it is not your problem today, it may be tomorrow. Help anyway.

  • Why should I try to be honest and do the right thing when clearly doing the wrong thing seems to be winning?

Doing the right thing may not be popular in your circles or winning…

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