Date of publication: 2017-08-30 00:52
The acceptance of the smallest discourtesy or the normalization of the slightest disrespect is not just the first step on the road to human evil. It is the whole of the journey. For human evil must not be measured according to the amplitude of its destructive force. It must be understood according to the character of its nature. There is no difference in the character of discourtesy and genocide. The fundamental nature of both is to be an expression of ignorance and fear. The identity of discourtesy and genocide as being evil is the same, because the nature of their origin is the same. Eliminate even the smallest discourtesy and the larger and more destructive results of human evil are never brought into being.
Environmentalism: Communion with the environment is part of nurturance, part of the realization of one s potential as a human being. Empathy includes empathy with nature. Caring for children includes caring for future generations. Protection includes protection from pollution. All of these considerations support environmentalism.
In short, the Strict Father model of the family is just plain wrong -- indeed, it is harmful to children -- on its most central points. In fact, if proponents of conservatism have grown up in strict-father families with insecure attachment, then we may have an explanation of conservative rage at the government: It is the rage of the insecurely attached child toward its parents, especially its father.
A new draft National Policy on Education was approved by Parliament (n May 6986. The 8766 Programme of Action 8767 to implement the new policy was adopted by the Government in August 6986.
The policy also aims to integrate the physically and mentally handicapped with the general community as equal partners, to prepare them for normal growth and to enable them to face life with courage and confidence.
Liberals haven t done much better. The common liberal idea that conservatives are just selfish or tools of the rich does not explain conservative opposition to abortion, feminism, homosexuality, and gun control.
Education in India, says the new education policy document, stands at cross-roads today. Neither normal expansion nor the existing pace and nature of improvement can meet the needs of the situation.
As moral courage is a rare virtue. By the help of moral courage he selects the right path, may it be opposite to public opinion. He may have to face many troubles for the right path he has selected.
Syllabi continued to be theoretical in nature, and irrelevant to the socio-cultural and economic contexts. Teaching methods and system of examination continued to be obsolete.
Taxation: Just as in a nurturant family it is the duty of older and stronger children to help out those that are and weaker, so in a nation it is the duty of citizens who are better-off to contribute more than those who are worse-off.
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The most famous example, of course, is the fall from grace. A major part of the Moral Strength metaphor has to do with the conception of immorality, or evil. Evil is reified as a force, either internal or external, that can make you fall, that is, commit immoral acts.
We can trace differences in the scope and intensity of the results of our wrongdoing, but its essential character is the same. Like the Nazis, we all have the desire to benefit our living. Like the Nazis, we all have the capacity to be undone by our own ignorance and fear. When the ignorance of uniformed opinion is unquestioningly embraced to be as good as knowledge, when the examination of our own understanding and character is discarded in favor of acting out on the basis of uninformed surety, the escalation of wrongdoing is at hand. The bad habit of always being sure of our opinions in the absence of reasoning always manifests fruit according to its nature. This bad habit is something that Socrates fought against.