We must be very caution when selecting our group of friends. When you are together with a group of friends who are with unwholesome thoughts, you are easily to be influenced to be like them without realisation.
A profound teaching from Buddha,
“An insincere evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.”
We might wonder why someone being cheated and still thinking the one who cheated them is a good people. Simple reason, the mind is being intoxicant by sweet talks, misinterpretation and misleading information. They are putting full trust to the one who cheated them. Even though, someone point out they are being cheated. They refused to listen. It’s so precious to protect our mind, to know what is right and wrong!!! To follow precepts and let’s precepts become our protector to avoid any wrong doing from action and mind.