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“It is not living that matters, but living rightly”

To live is a big adventure but living rightly is the biggest adventure. It’s not just important to live life, anyone can go on living, but it is on how you live life. In today’s terms, I would say it would be to live life to the fullest and be a good citizen, for some, this may to follow doings as their religion says, for others, it may just to participate in one’s community, for me, it is to live life a happy and prosperous life without much wrong-doing and to follow a life believing in God. Prostitution is one of the rampant social issues here in the Philippines. It is not just an issue of the society, but it is also an issue of morality. Having sexual intercourse to anyone to make a living is definitely evil. Prostitution is spreading uncontrollably and it really sounds deplorably bad. In this complex world, we are living in a never ending competition in order to survive, but doing such act of prostitution does not justify the idea of the survival of the fittest. We have to consider the morality of our actions because even if the consideration or the money you get of doing such prostitution is for the sake of the needs of your family, it will not apparently justify your means. Yes, you do live and survive, but the question is, did you live rightly? No of course, wrong way of life cannot be lived rightly. We can live happily and at the same time survive without doing bad acts if we only persevere to do things the right way. As Mahatma Gandhi supported, “the main purpose of life is to live rightly and act rightly, the soul must languish when we give all our thoughts to the body”.


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