Thus, the only time a person can be sure he is right is if he is constantly open to differing opinions; there must be a standing invitation to try to disprove his beliefs. Second, there is the criticism that governments have a duty to uphold certain beliefs that are important to the well being of society. Only "bad" men would try to undermine these beliefs. Mill replies that this argument still relies on an assumption of i... ... middle of paper ... ...s beliefs are not reflected in their conduct. As a result, people do not truly understand the doctrines they hold dear, and their misunderstanding leads to serious mistakes.
The opponent is expected to be aggressive, self-serving, and deceitful, for example, while people in one’s own group are seen in generally positive ways.” (Burgess 6-7) The world should not be a competition of who is better by beauty, money, IQ, etc. Stereotyping can lead to self-destruction. Do not define people by grouping, the product of this only leads to rejection and
It is understandable why someone might become offended by artwork that is contradicting to their culture and values. Sometimes the phenomenology of a piece of artwork can impact the effect it has on a person. If a statute makes you feel inferior, you might feel critical towards it. However, destroying the piece is not a good way to handle the situation because it doesn’t show a moral or lawful way of resolving the conflict. Instead, when someone destroys artwork, it just causes more hate to develop and grow, instead of handling the situation peacefully.
These terms are thrown around so much and with no regard of the consequences. This barrage of terms make many scared to say anything because if they do they'll be labeled as hateful. This ignoring of “taboo” topics make it harder to fix the problems of actual hate and ignorance (Gallagher). Talking about diversity and asking questions allow ignorance and hate to be gone which is the goal of this movement. Though the politically correct throw around hateful labels, they ironically also allow no personal responsibility for people’s actions.
Unfortunately, morality and immorality play a roll within the harm principle; many actions may be interpreted as immoral harming others interest but not being protected by rights. Those, however, who want to start or continue harming themselves it will be judged to society’s likings. According to the harm principle, we should not force upon someone to stop harming him or herself. The thought might sound cynical but it’s just that we don’t coerce them. Society shouldn’t make use of the law or moral condemnation to make adjustments to someone’s behavior, unless the person causing he ... ... middle of paper ... ...ents within themselves as well.
Today's human society is rather vulgar and egotistical. People think that the world revolves around them and that they can do and say whatever they hanker. They assume that what they do doesn't influence other people. They couldn't be more inaccurate. In reality, most of the world couldn't care less what the self-absorbed people did, but those closer to him or her would be more greatly affected.
This disorder is associated with criminals because this disorder is self-serving; people with antisocial personality disorder are only concerned with their wellbeing and will do anything for their own improvement. Criminals diagnosed with antisocial personality disorder have no moral compass which makes their behavior dangerous to others. The symptoms for antisocial personality disorder as classified by the DMS IV include a lack of concern regarding society’s rules and expectations. They don’t follow the law or what is expected under social norms, they have a hard time keeping a job or get in trouble for truancy at school. (Comer, 2011) They have repeated violations of the rights of others, many times getting physical and are irritable toward others’.
The number one problem associated with self deception is that it has the capability of creating moral dilemmas, such that people use it as a "prophylactic against leaning from experience," according to Dalrymple. Because one knowingly deceives oneself into believing something even in the face of strong evidence to the contrary. The main driver of self deception is self interest. Due to our concern for our own well being we choose to believe and hold certain beliefs. Dalrymples argument is that by refraining from making judgements we are refusing to evaluating what is acceptable in a society and we let certain behaviors such as crime and brutality to flourish.
This thought of insecurity symbolizes danger to society because Meursault does not trust the people in any way because he thinks they judge him for any little thing. In conclusion of how Meursault threatens society affects society as a whole. The insensitivity and focus of physical objects only threatens the good of society by letting Meursault be part of them even though he has no feelings to offer. The atheism and way he sees life threatens society in different ways but the main one keeps society from reaching unity because they cannot exclude him from everything just because he does not believe in God and because he has a different view of seeing life.
Inevitab... ... middle of paper ... ...uently, I have a limited capacity in asserting my point of view. As a society, conformity can have dangerous consequences because rigidity promotes intolerance. Throughout history, many evil acts and heinous crimes against Blanken 5 humanity were the result of individuals following a mass belief instead of his or her own moral compass. When we do not feel free to express our thoughts and beliefs, we are more likely to disregard others’ feelings and opinions. We begin to devalue our fellow citizens whose beliefs are difference from the mainstream and fail to question unfair treatments that are imposed toward them.