Preference has consequences, is all over the place, and can be destructive. Like driving on a dark road with no lights, and no rails on either side.
Principles of God, have convictions, and is prosperous. Like trusting God, who knows all, and has your best interest at heart.
Which do you prefer?
Proverbs 3:5-6 (KJV) – trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.