Morality – The Struggle

The more I see of the world, the more the push to conform broods in the heart. At many points, the more I live, the more I hear people keep telling me that I am different from the rest. It is not in an arrogant sense; more or less character.

Morality (from the Latin moralities “manner, character, proper behavior”) is a sense of behavioral conduct that differentiates intentions, decisions, and actions between those that are good (or right) and bad (or wrong). A moral code is a system of morality (for example, according to a particular philosophy, religion, culture, etc.) and a moral is any one practice or teaching within a moral code. – Wikipedia

From that sense, I developed a personal code of living to the point where the next moment is not promised. I am always afraid that I will not accomplish everything before the untimely end of life, but that is the true reason I have a decent moral code.

Despite this, morality can be tainted by a person’s response to the world. Example: After years of constant bullying, one can become bitter and somewhat untrusting of individuals, even his or her close ones. It breeds the desire for physical strength and mental toughness. The problem with that is the person does not know the on and off switch. That is where the moral code can come in. Despite wanting to hurt others in spite, the actions can show otherwise.

Morally, I, personally, am a decent individual, imperfect, and still struggle to maintain morality at times. Hopefully, this struggle will get easier as I continue to try to find the right path to life.