Associating with Bad FriendsGood people usually feel comfortable being around good friends.
Bad friends lead us to bad lives. And many bad lives lead to irresponsible behavior, and irresponsibility often ruins the ethical economy in our society. This is how associating with bad friends ruins ethical economy. There are bad people in this world. If we are not their friends, then they cannot influence or convince us to go in the wrong directions (e.g., drinking,
gambling, and cheating). Good people usually feel comfortable being around good friends.How do we know who is a good friend and who is a bad friend?
Bad people usually are comfortable being around bad friends. If we want to be good, we must have good friends and avoid associating with bad friends. It is that simple. We become like our friends because when we spend time with them, we tend to pick up their expressions, moods, attitudes, and beliefs.How do we know who is a good friend and who is a bad friend? Later chapters of this book will describe what good friends and false friends are.
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Associating with Bad Friends
Bad friends lead us to bad lives. And many bad lives lead to irresponsible behavior, and irresponsibility often ruins the ethical economy in our society.Dhamma Articles > Meditation Articles and Techniques > Meditation for Peace
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