Where do you get your values and beliefs from?
When was the last time you questioned your values and beliefs? Use today’s complimentary writing prompts to explore this topic, then read what I wrote. And leave a comment to join this dialogue.
Side note: I took the long holiday weekend off, so you may have noticed a break in daily posts. Thanks for your understanding. I hope you were able to enjoy the holiday weekend, too, dear readers. And I look forward to future dialogues!
WRITING PROMPTS to help you explore today’s topic:
Write five paragraphs or less about your values and how you came to adopt them. Or write about your general thoughts on beliefs and values.
Do you think it's possible for someone to adopt new or different values over the course of their lifetime? If so, how, and when do you think this happens? Write about it.
Write a short fictional scene in which a character is experiencing a moral dilemma whilst making an important decision regarding one of their values or beliefs.
Write a poem that captures the essence of something that you value or one of your beliefs.
My response to today’s question:
Personally, I do think that people can change some of their beliefs and values over the course of their lifetimes. However, many people don't adopt new values or adjust their values and beliefs over the course of their lifetimes because changing one's values and beliefs is hard work and often requires a new living or work environment, new habits, new thought processes and ways of speaking, a new social network, and a complete lifestyle overhaul, etc., which isn’t very easy...