Who Do You Really Serve?

Whenever externals are more important to you than your own integrity, then be prepared to serve them the remainder of your life.

~ Epictetus, Discourses II, 2.12

How many people are in the service of the banks?

They have loans or leases for flashy cars to impress people or give a good impression.

Or, they have houses they may not be able to afford because it looks good.

All the while they are in a job where they may have to sell out.

What’s more important, having a flashy car/house, or having unshakable integrity?

I know which one is more important to me.

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