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20080110   Moral & Ethical Values   Ou Academic College   40s 20080110 Moral & Ethical Values Ou Academic College 40s Presentation Transcript

  • MORAL AND ETHICAL VALUES PROF. V. VISWANADHAM
  • ? WHY HUMAN VALUES ? VALUES ? WHY VALUES ?
  • ARE YOU HAPPY ? ARE OTHERS HAPPY WITH YOU ? DO YOU WANT TO BE HAPPY ? DO YOU WANT TO MAKE OTHERS HAPPY ?
  • 1. WHERE ARE WE NOW? 2. WHERE DO WE WANT TO GO ? 3. HOW WILL WE GET THERE ? WAKE UP ! TAKE UP ! MAKE UP ! COME UP ! WHETHER AN INDIVIDUAL, OR AN INSTITUTION, OR A NATION . . .
  • ETHICS ETHICS ARE MORAL BELIEFS AND RULES ABOUT RIGHT AND WRONG THAT INFLUENCES THE BEHAVIOUR, ATTITUDES AND PHILOSOPHY OF LIFE OF A GROUP OF PEOPLE MORALS MORALS ARE PRINCIPLES AND VALUES BASED ON WHAT A PERSON OR SOCIETY BELIEVES ARE THE RIGHT, PROPER, OR ACCEPTABLE WAYS OF BEHAVING
  • DHARMA DOING DUTIES & DISCHARGING RESPONSIBILITIES IN A RESPONSIBLE MANNER ENTITLES YOU TO YOUR RIGHTS DHARMA FOR SOCIAL STABILITY SOCIETAL STRENGTH & HUMAN WELFARE TRUTH "IN ACTION" IS DHARMA Aacharinchabadina Satyame Dharmamauthundi
  • THE INEQUALITY, THE INEFFICIENCY, THE INDIFFERENCE, THE INEFFECTIVENESS . . . THE GROWING POVERTY, THE EXPLODING CORRUPTION, CHEATING, CRIME, VIOLENCE, VULGARITY, EVER-INCREASING POLLUTION, ~ NOT JUST IN ENVIRONMENT, BUT IN THOUGHT, WORD AND ACTION, DECREASING STANDARDS, DECLINING VALUES, WEAKNENING FAMILY TIES, GET-QUICK-RICH BY ANY MEANS ATTITUDE . . . HAS LACK OF CONCERN FOR VALUES ANYTHING TO DO WITH THESE STATE OF AFFAIRS ?
  • VALUES VARIETY VICES VIOLENCE VIOLATIONS VULGARITY VULNERABILITY VACUUM
  • VALUES Values of a person or group are the moral principles & beliefs that they think are important in life & that they tend to live their lives by such values as guiding principles
  • VALUES POSITIVE ~ LEAD US TOWARDS FREEDOM, PEACE, PROGRESS, JOY, EQUALITY, FULFILMENT, ETC. ~ WARM, SHINING & UPLIFTING NEGATIVE ~ LEAD US TOWARDS BONDAGE, CONFLICT, SORROW, FRUSTATION, VICES, VULGARITY, VACUUM, ETC. ~ DISCRIMINATING, EXPLOITING & DEGRADING
  • PEOPLE ARE NOT HESITATING . . . TO TELL LIES TO CHEAT TO DO ANYTHING FOR MONEY TO THINK OF UNFAIR THINGS TO COMMIT A CRIME TO COMMIT SINS TO REMAIN A SILENT SPECTATOR TO BE EVEN A PARTNER IN THE CRIME DO YOU NEED VALUES OR NOT ?
  • WE ALWAYS WANT ALL OTHERS TO FOLLOW VALUES, TO BE FAIR AND JUST, BUT WHEN IT COMES TO OUR OWN SELF FOLLWOING VALUES . . . ARE WE FOLLOWING UNHESITATINGLY THE VALUES WE PREACH ? Why don't we walk our talk ? WHY THESE DOUBLE STANDARDS ? IS THIS NOT PURE SELFISHNESS ? IS THERE A SOLUTION ? AT LEAST, AN EXPLANATION ?
  • DESIRE FOR MORE AND MORE OF . . . GOOD THINGS ? OR BAD THINGS ?
  • HAS CHARACTER ANYTHING TO DO WITH VALUES ? C = R RESPONSES RESPONSIBILITIES RELATIONSHIPS P
  • HAS QUALITY ANYTHING TO DO WITH VALUES ?
  • POLITICS PRINCIPLES SCIENCE HUMANITY COMMERCE MORALITY WEALTH WORK WORSHIP COMPASSION PLEASURE CONSCIENCE EDUCATION CHARACTER
  • EDUCATION IS THE CULTURAL REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM OF THE SOCIETY
  • QUALITY . . . INSTITUTIONS . . . OF THE SOCIETY . . . CITIZENS . . . EDUCATION . . . TEACHERS
  • THE QUALITY OF THE CITIZENS DEPENDS ON . . . . . . THE TRAINING GIVEN BY THE MOTHER, . . . THE EXAMPLE PROVIDED BY THE FATHER & . . . THE INSPIRATION OFFERED BY THE TEACHER MOTHER + FATHER + TEACHER
  • M + F + T = 1 WHICH IS THE DECIDING FACTOR ? 1
  • PURUSHARTHAS & ASHRAMAS DHARMA ARTHA KAMA MOKSHA BRAHMACHARYA GRUHASTHA VANAPRASTHA SANYASA 4
  • RIGHT / WRONG ? GOOD / BAD ? ? WHAT IS JUST / UNJUST ? S I N TRUTH / UNTRUTH ? DHARMA / ADHARMA ? LOVE / HATE ?
  • WHAT IS THE CAUSE ? WHAT IS THE CONSEQUENCE ? CAUSAL CONNCTION
  • IS IT FAIR TO ALL CONCERNED ? IS IT SELFISH ? THINKING MAKES ALL THE DIFFERENCE WHAT DOES YOUR CONSCIENCE SAY ?
  • DO UNTO OTHERS AS YOU WANT OTHERS TO DO UNTO YOU IS NOT THIS VERY FAIR ? CAN YOU IMPROVE UPON THIS ?
  • DESIRES SELFISHNESS DOUBLE STANDARDS WEAKNESSES C O N T R O L
  • WHAT IS THE REWARD FOR DEVELOPING AND PRACTICING VALUES ? HEAVEN AND HELL IS FAITH IN GOD NECCESSARY FOR PRACTICING VALUES ?
  • JUST THINK . . . WHETHER WHAT WE ARE THINKING, SAYING, DOING & ACHIEVING WILL MAKE OUR MOTHER, FATHER & TEACHER FEEL PROUD OF US ? WILL MAKE OUR GOD FEEL PROUD OF US ?
  • DEVELOP & PRACTICE VALUES
    • CHARACTER
    • INTEGRITY
    • OBJECTIVITY
    • PURSUIT OF TRUTH
    • CONCENTRATION
    • PURITY OF [ T+W+A ]
    • TRUTHFULNESS
    • PATIENCE
    • SELF-MASTERY
    HUMAN VALUES
    • COMMITMENT
    • PUNCTUALITY
    • EQUALITY
    • ORDERLINESS
    • SIMPLICITY
    • HONESTY
    • HUMILITY
    • ABSENCE OF ANGER
    • CLEANLINESS Etc.,
    HUMAN VALUES
  • DO WHAT YOU LOVE OR LOVE WHAT YOU DO YOU BECOME MOTIVATED WHEN YOU ADOPT "WORK IS WORSHIP" ATTITUDE
  • WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU ADOPT "WORK IS WORSHIP" ATTITUDE ? Q U A L I T Y GETS IMPROVED P R O D U C T I V I T Y GETS ENHANCED W A S T A G E GETS REDUCED
  • W.A.T.C.H. W = WORDS A = ACTIONS T = THOUGHTS C = CHARACTER H = HEAD & HEART
  • WHAT IS THE SOURCE OF THESE T + W + A ~ C ? WITH WHAT CONSEQUENCES ?
  • LOVE FOR GOD FEAR OF SIN S O C I A L M O R A L I T Y
  • IN UNDERSTANDING LOVE – THE MOST BASIC HUMAN VALUE IN SPEECH IN ACTION IN THOUGHT IN UNDERSTANDING TRUTH RIGHTEOUSNESS PEACE NON- VIOLENCE
  • S T A R T THE DAY WITH L O V E S P E N D THE DAY WITH L O V E FILL THE DAY WITH L O V E END THE DAY WITH L O V E ~ THAT IS THE WAY TO FIND G O D
  • DO YOU FEEL THAT EVERY ONE OF US SHOULD BE CONCERNED ABOUT MORAL AND ETHICAL VALUES IN OUR LIVES ? THAT IS THE WAY TO PRACTICE VALUES THAT IS THE WAY TO BECOME HAPPIER
  • HOPE YOU HAVE ENJOYED THIS PRESENTATION. DO YOU FEEL MOTIVATED TO DO SOMETHING ? PUT SOMETHING INTO PRACTICE, FROM TO-DAY. THANKS A LOT, FOR THE PATIENT LISTENING. PROF. V. VISWANADHAM. [ 040 – 2722 3383 ]