Sunday, September 10, 2006

The Seven Hevenly Virtues

Things won't always be this bad. thee bloodhoundblog won't be around much loonger with his 21 reasons why Phoenix is special. The Bhuddist Realtor of Sacramento (delicious irony that) is already prursing other exciting prospects. The ethical Realtorslike Jim the Realtor of NorSD County are dutifuly reporting the truth. So, with the Seven Deadly Sins in full force but crumbling what are our options? There are two. roughly secular and spiritual. First the spiritual:

Ethical Action on the part of participants. From:
Truth - Truth is a comprehensive term that in all of its nuances implies honesty, accuracy, sincerity, integrity, and reality.

Respect for the life investment people are making. From:
Love - A deep, tender, ineffable feeling of affection, devotion, and/or compassion toward a person.

Courage to tell the truth when all around are lying.
Courage - The state or quality of mind or spirit that enables one to face danger, fear, or change with self-possession, confidence, and resolution; bravery.

Expertise and the skills to efficiently employ the best practices available. From:
Wisdom - Knowledge, and the capacity to use the best means for attaining the best ends; good judgment.

Creativity because a shifting moral and economic ground requires it. From:
Creativity - The ability to produce through artistic or imaginative effort, characterized by originality and expressiveness.

Compomise to achieve best outcomes for all.
Tolerance - The practice of recognizing and respecting the beliefs or practices of others.

Independence, beholden to none. From:
Freedom - The power to act, speak, or think without externally imposed restraints.

1 comment:

SmellyPogoStick said...


and First!