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Our behavior is a function of our decisions, not our conditions

Our behavior is a function of our decisions, not our conditions Our behavior is a function of our decisions, not our conditions
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
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Look at the word responsibility -- "response-ability" -- the ability to choose your response. Highly proactive people recognize that responsibility. They do not blame circumstances, conditions, or conditioning for their behavior. Their behavior is a product of their own conscious choice, based on values, rather than a product of their conditions, based on feeling. Because we are, by nature, proactive, if our lives are a function of conditioning and conditions, it is because we have, by conscious decision or by default, chosen to empower those things to control us.

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