Habits inhibit Freedom?




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Taran, India

Habits inhibit Freedom?

I feel the 7 habits inhibit the freedom to act spontaneously as perceived by the Zen Management approach which demands "Being In The Present".
 

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Justin, United States
 

Do the Habits inhibit Freedom?

Although the very basic idea of this theory would assume to be correct, I must respectfully disagree for the purpose of this context. Spontanaity would be inhibited if one's actions were based around physical habits such as always going to the same restaurant/table/chair everyday and ordering the same beverage/meal each time at the same time. These habits have developed into a routine, which inhibits spontanaity. Some habits, such as these seven/eight, exhibit the ability to be successful. Which enables one to have the ability to be spontanious in the long run.

 
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Jannick B. Pedersen, Denmark
 

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I find your statement interesting. Where does spontaneity stem from in your view? I believe that we have two sets of spontaneity responses: the first set is immediate and based on emotions. The second is reflective and based on evaluation/analysis. Act too early, and you will always act in the emotional realm...

   

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