Are we victims of the rules we live by? Good thing this is a dictionary and not a rule book. Geez, could you imagine? Are we victims of the rules we live by? What if the rules we follow we hand-pick from a good list, and we intentionally leave the difficult rules off our personalized list. Will this eventually catch up with us and choke our integrity? Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.