“If other people do not understand our behavior-so what? Their request that we must only do what they understand is an attempted dictate to us. If this being “asocial” or “irrational in their eyes, so be it.
Mostly they resent our freedom and our courage to be ourselves. We owe nobody an explanation or an accounting, as long, as our actions do not hurt or infringe on them. How many lives have been ruined by the need to “explain,” which usually implies that the explanation “understood,” i.e. approved.
Let your deeds be judged, and from your deeds, your real intentions, but know that a free person owes an explanation only to himself-to his reason and his conscience-and to the few who may have a justified claim for an explanation,” Erich Fromm, The Art of being.
Erich Fromm was German Jew, who fled the Nazi regime and settled in the United States. He was a social psychologist, psychologist humanist philosopher and democratic socialist. Accomplished authored of books. With a university doctorate degree.
Note a Christo perspective: “A gentle tongue is a tree of life, but deceit in it crushes the spirit.” “They who are slow to anger are better than the mighty. And they who rule their spirits than they who take a city. (cp. Proverbs 15:5; Proverbs 16:32).
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