My Personal Values
My Personal ValuesMy personal values
Values are those things that are important, meaningful and valued by an individual, a group of people, or an organization. Whether we are aware of them or not, every individual has his or her core set of values, which consist of many different kinds of values. Each individual’s value system is different from one another because individual’s values are built up through one’s life experience, environment, and family background. Values are important to us because they reflect our personal moral standards, shape our behavior, and guide us through long life journeys. Since we live in a highly connected society, each person’s value system does not only affect one’s own life, but also affects many other people and the human society as a whole. Therefore only people with a high moral standard values can bring more good things to our society, and improve thus improve our society as a whole. My value system contains respect to others, integrity, education, and innovation. I value those things because they are consistent with high moral standards and will bring good things to me, to my family, people around me, and ultimately bring good things to our society.
First, I highly value respect for others. Respect for others means acknowledging each other, listening to other's opinions, their feelings, their time, and their personal space. It also means you should do unto others, as you would have them do unto you. From utilitarianism point of view, a moral action is an action that will bring the maximum happiness to most people. Respect for others will bring the happiness to people around us because it is essential to solve problems and reduce conflict. Respect others does not mean that one has to withdrew his or her own feelings, ideas, and opinions; on the contrary, when acting respectfully, we should not only openly express our own opinions, but also encourage otters do the same thing so that we will understand each other better and in a better...