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May we have morals?.

Hugo Meynell

May we have morals?.

by Hugo Meynell

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Published by B.B.C. in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination1 sound cassette (ca.25 min.) :
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14534381M

education to foster morals, values and ethics in students’ minds and develop various skills and attributes necessary for success in the sciences. The proposed techniques and issues may help to improve students’ moral and ethical understanding and reasoning, problem‐solving, and decision‐making. We may not demand that others do x while exempting ourselves from the same rule, nor may we exempt others from the same moral standards that we apply to ourselves. As Kant put it: “The first principle of morality is, therefore, act according to a maxim which can, at the same time, be valid as universal law.—Any maxim which does not so.

  Greg Koukl put it nicely: "Evolution may be an explanation for the existence of conduct we choose to call moral, but it gives no explanation why I should obey any moral rules in the future. If one countered that we have a moral obligation to evolve, then the game would be up, because if we have moral obligations prior to evolution, then.   The book, "Can Animals Be Moral?" (Oxford University Press, October ), suggests social mammals such as rats, dogs and chimpanzees can choose to be good or bad.

The book of Revelation provides some of the keenest insights in Scripture concerning the “big picture” of work. Yet it is a tough nut to crack, not only because of its intrinsic difficulty but because of the myr­iad interpretations that have grown up around the book.   You could start by dipping into a book written years ago by an out-of-pocket Italian civil servant. The quickest way, it says, is to have fortune on your side from the outset, with plenty of.


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"With What Have We Done David Wood has written what may be one of the best, most riveting and accessible presentations on moral injury and how it differs from Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).David Wood is a major voice moving moral, ethical and spiritual dimensions front and center in understanding and helping our warriors."―Edward Tick, PhD, author of War and the Soul Cited by: 7.

THE MORAL OF THE STORY: Giving even a little can make a big difference. A CHAIR FOR MY MOTHER BY: Vera B. Williams After their home is destroyed by a fire, Rosa, her mother, and grandmother save their coins in hopes of buying a comfortable chair that her hard-working mother deserves.

THE MORAL OF THE STORY: Generosity is important in hard times. Have you ever watched a movie or read a book that had a lasting impact on you. Stories are one of the most powerful ways to guide, teach, and inspire people.

Storytelling is effective because it helps to establish connections among people, as well as between people and the ideas that unite humanity. Inspirational stories move past creating a sense of connection, and allow the listener to. Stories that have morals and messages behind them are always powerful.

In fact, it’s crazy just how powerful a word story can be. Our last article of short stories became so popular, that we decided to create another list, in which every story has a simple moral behind it. The 10 Best Short [ ].

Ethics is concerned with rights, responsibilities, use of language, what it means to live an ethical life, and how people make moral decisions. We may think of moralizing as an intellectual. Ethical/Moral Wars lead to courts, which I think is much more Civil and Moral, Simultaneously.

We owe our Morals to our Civism, not to our Gods. Thank you Harold for your nice comments. I believe the book you are talking about is the Black Swan-the Unpredictable Swan. I am Christian actually but I can also say Alla Hu Akbar.

(God is Mighty). Here, we don't have to deduce her morals. They're clearly stated. She doesn't break her word; she doesn't lie. Her morals go on to build a story filled with bravery and courage. Perhaps the moral of the story is to always be brave and do the right thing, but that stems from Iona's sound morals.

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Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original.

Morals. Morals have a greater social element to values and tend to have a very broad acceptance. Morals are far more about good and bad than other values.

We thus judge others more strongly on morals than values. A person can be described as immoral, yet there is no word for them not following values. defines morals as. For example, it’s common to say, “My morals prevent me from cheating.” It’s also common to use ethics in this sentence instead.

So, morals are the principles that guide individual conduct within society. And, while morals may change over time, they remain the standards of behavior that we. Are Morals Worse Than Before. IF YOU were to ask historians, “Are people’s morals today better or worse than in the past?” some may answer that it is difficult to compare the morals of different time periods.

They may feel that every age has to be judged in its own context. This book not only debunks many common myths about morality, but it introduces rational moral thinking and a philosophical understanding of moral reasoning.

If we want to know what really matters in the world, if abortion should be legal, or if homosexuality is wrong, we should study moral philosophy and learn to think like a moral philosopher.

"Books teach empathy and show you you're not alone, that your insecurities and passions are shared by millions of people all over the world. No matter how different we may seem, we all have the same emotions. Knowing that others feel the same things is an enormous comfort.

And so we have a direction and whether we land on the "bad" side of these rules or the "good" side of these rules, we do it by conforming our mind, heart and behavior to. Judith Viorst's Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day introduced us all to the "bad hair day," when everything that can go wrong, does go wrong.

For Alexander, this one particular day is just a series of dismal discoveries. All the while, Alexander swears that if he lived in Australia -- where everything is upside down, of course -- he'd be having a simply marvelous day. If you want to teach your child the value of compassion, respect, integrity and responsibility, we've put together a list of 22 great moral stories that you can look up to help you get started.

Get your babysitter or nanny involved by having them pick out a couple that they'd like to read with your child as well. If you have no desire to believe what is rational or to act according to moral principles, then we are at a stand; you have rendered yourself impervious to rational persuasion, and that’s that.

Nevertheless, your personal beliefs and choices will not cause your beliefs and choices to be any less irrational or immoral. The question is not: Must we believe in God in order to live moral lives.

There is no reason to think that atheists and theists alike may not live what we normally characterize as good and decent lives. Similarly, the question is not: Can we formulate a system of ethics without reference to God. If the non-theist grants that human beings do.

A person may, under any given set of circumstances, decide to do what is forbidden. If this individual possesses moral values, going against them usually produces guilt. Religion is another source of moral values.

Most religions have built-in lists of do’s and don’ts, a set. The Authors Guild objects to publishers’ new and increasing use of so-called “morals clauses.” These contract provisions allow publishers to terminate a book contract, and in many cases even require the author to repay portions of the advance already received, if the author is accused of immoral, illegal, or publicly condemned behavior.The significance of moral standards is emphasized again in the Essays on moral and political topics, which were so influential in establishing Hume's reputation as a scholar and an author.

Finally, in the two books which he wrote on the subject of religion, the implications with reference to morals .You must make women count as much as men; you must have an equal standard of morals; and the only way to enforce that is through giving women political power so that you can get that equal moral standard registered in the laws of the country.

It is the only way.