Man as a person

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Man as a person

  1. 1. Man as a Perso
  2. 2. Man is born as an individual, or person.
  3. 3. The word “person” comes from the Greek “prosophon” which is the mask worn by stage actors. The Latin “personare” alludes to the mask which is constructed so as to project forcefully the voice of the actor.
  4. 4. Person “as an individual, existing separately and independently from others, capable of knowing and loving in an intellectual way, and of deciding for himself the purpose or end of his actions.”
  5. 5. Man is an organism composed of a material body and a spiritual soul.
  6. 6. Human Nature - Is made up of man’s biological, psychological and rational powers.
  7. 7. Cosmic Perfection The awareness that Reality is a process, moving with direction and purpose, and within this movement each moment is connected by the process with the goal, and so is perfect.
  8. 8. Personality and Character Personality - Is the sum of those physical attributes and tendencies which define a person’s distinctive behavior. Character - Refers the person’s choice of values and his intelligent exercise of his freedom.
  9. 9. Habits - Is the readiness, born of frequently repeated acts, for acting in a certain manner.
  10. 10. Intellectual and Moral Virtue Intellectual Virtue - are character traits necessary for right action and correct thinking. Moral Virtue - are acquired by human effort concerning our appetites and will.
  11. 11. Vices - is a practice or a behavior or habit generally considered immoral, depraved, or degrading in the associated society.

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