Going against one's instinctive (and carnal) urges in favor of one's principals, ethics and morals is truly indicative of a pure role model for all of us.
To uphold standards of right and wrong, in the face of unrelenting personal desire to act otherwise, warrants the status of virtuous chivalry.
Considering that acquired addictive urges for chocolate, caffeine, smoking or drinking are some the hardest struggles of temptation man sometimes faces on a daily basis, the unrelenting plight of not acting out on desires and wants that are instinctive by nature truly tests personal value systems.
To reject gaining personal satisfaction in favor for the greater good is quite the monumental accomplishment.
For all those whom you know in real life that act in accordance to these values, give them their due recognition and your highest kudos.
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