Or recognized and acknowledged your own ethical inconsistencies?
Today - an impromptu post inspired by a provocative online article in pocket by Dr Julie Shaw read while enjoying my breakfast.
Let me start by saying, we humans can be such walking contradictions don't you think; cognitively dissonant with our own beliefs and behaviors. We can justify just about anything and most certainly those behaviors attached to our habits and addictions.
If you find yourself contending with underlying ethical discomfort psychological scientist Dr Shaw does a fabulous job shedding light on what's going on. Most particularly in the case of your passionate distaste for animal cruelty and...
My own personal aim and coaching cue is to target congruency in every area of our life for I myself aspire to be peaceful, present and appreciative of my many graces. It instills such inner harmony. When I get it right I notice how everything seems to roll so much more smoothly. Inspiring others to experience this as well is at the heart of my work. I am always intending to walk my talk. (This often involves lots of talking to myself.)
Take a few minutes and read this interesting article and share your thoughts on it, if you will. We can always aim to do better when it concerns the good of the whole and we all benefit from this. Here's to taking great care of ourselves and our planet.
What the ‘Meat Paradox’ Reveals About Moral Decision Making