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What are the central ethical beliefs that sustain you in your life In my life I hold a high value for my family I wish to maintain a happy healthy family life and therefore try to act so as to best promote a good family life However I am human and therefore I do sometimes fall short While I try to act in the best interest of my family sometimes my own selfishness causes me to act in a way that is not in the best interest of my family I do have ethical guidelines that I try to follow The first of these guidelines is the golden rule Do unto others as you would have others do unto you I do not like to be treated badly and therefore I try to treat others in the way I want to be treated I also do not enjoy treating others badly because it does not make me feel good to hurt others I am sensitive to the feelings of others On occasion I lose site of this rule and treat others in a way that I know I would not want to be treated This causes conflict and unhappiness and I then realize that it was not worth it for me to act selfishly because while it made me happy temporarily it made me unhappy in the end to hurt another person or people The consequences of violating the golden rule cause discord and unhappiness I would rather act so as to maintain happiness and harmony in my family and with others I also feel that it is important to learn from my own mistakes although some mistakes I do repeat When I make a mistake I am unhappy with myself for doing so Because my ultimate goal is to be happy I prefer not to repeat my mistakes I already know that the last time I made that mistake I
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