Do the Ends Justify the Means?

From Seth Godin’s Blog –

The ends and the means

Do the ends justify the means? Is it worth lowering your standards and giving up your principles in order to find a better outcome?

Many times, the means are the ends. How we choose to act changes who we choose to become.

The way we choose to get to where we’re going defines what it’s going to be like when we get there.

This is a good question for today.
Although it is not necessarily directed at economics or investing, I think it is worth considering in almost any endeavor!