Being Disobedient or Not

Topics: Thought, Choice, Human Pages: 3 (1170 words) Published: June 20, 2012
I have to recognized that we- human beings – can't act as the dictates of reason and conscience in “our fear of being lonely or ostracized, or facing other unpleasant consequences”, but it does not mean that we do not have the option. It does not mean that we always are forced to choose obedience if may not like the choices we face. I believe that we can still make something different, otherwise we always have the option of being disobedient, as long as we are willing to face the consequences of our disobedience. In following paragraphs, I will mention some reasons to support my point. In daily lives, there are countless situations in which human beings have to make choices: obedience or disobedience. The situations which make problems, often one in which you have to make a very difficult choice are when you are put into a dilemma: whether you can deal with the consequence of our own choice by yourself or not. No matter how you choose, any option has an inevitable consequence of it, perhaps good or bad, both beneficial or detrimental. So, what we have to face to face with is not the choices: being obedient or not, but the unavoidable consequence of each selection. If so, we are ready to confront with outcomes of our selections, then we totally have a right to choose disobedience. For example, sometimes our parents compel me to do something we don't want, but we still obey. Then, we wonder why we cannot make a different decision, why others can but we cannot. Like me, I almost follow my parents' choices of my subject, my school, my job, even my friends. I used to comply with all these things without any protest until I feel tired of doing what they told me. I blamed them for all discomfort that I had to endure during the past, but then I realized that I ran away for a long time. I hided from our fear of being responsible for my own outcomes of our disobedience. It seems that I rely on my parents too much,and I finally decide to choose...
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