Humans don't put effort into distinguishing between right and wrong. Because it's not essential to survival. What is essential is for survival is staying on the winning side - serving the cause of the 'dominant'. It explains the atrocities that were committed by our ancestors (and some of us).
Embrace your freedom, not someone's imposition. But don't forget to listen to reason, and not be blinded by your own ego.
When we get too concerned about being right or wrong, we stop entertaining the most interesting possibilities.
I am not afraid of being wrong. I am afraid of being wrong, and not being corrected.
It's okay to be affected by what others say to you. But when you get overpowered by what others say, you stop thinking for yourself.
Freedom is not only about having wings to fly. It is also about having one's own sky to fly in. If you're flying in someone's confinement, that's not freedom.
Thinking of participating in survey as voting. You vote, you're represented. You answer a survey, you give your opinion.