WELCOME NSS SEMINAR ON SOCIAL HARMONY & NATIONAL UNITY
SOCIO-CULTURAL VALUES & ETHICS IN INDIA PROF. V. VISWANADHAM
? SOCI0-CULTURAL  BASIS OF VALUES & ETHICS VALUES ? WHY  VALUES ? ETHICS ? WHY ETHICS ?
SOCIO - CULTURAL Social means  relating to Society and the way it is organized, and to the way that the various groups wit...
VALUES Values of a person or group are the moral principles & beliefs that they think are important in life & that they te...
ETHICS ETHICS ARE MORAL BELIEFS AND RULES ABOUT  RIGHT  AND   WRONG THAT INFLUENCES  THE BEHAVIOUR, ATTITUDES AND PHILOSOP...
DHARMA DOING DUTIES & DISCHARGING RESPONSIBILITIES IN A RESPONSIBLE MANNER ENTITLES YOU TO YOUR RIGHTS DHARMA FOR SOCIAL S...
THE INEQUALITY, THE INEFFICIENCY, THE INDIFFERENCE, THE INEFFECTIVENESS . . . THE GROWING POVERTY, THE EXPLODING CORRUPTIO...
ARE YOU HAPPY ? ARE OTHERS HAPPY WITH YOU ? DO YOU WANT TO BE HAPPY ? DO YOU WANT TO MAKE OTHERS HAPPY ? YOU NEED VALUES T...
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 ! WHET...
VALUES VARIETY VICES VIOLENCE VIOLATIONS VULGARITY VULNERABILITY VACUUM
VALUES POSITIVE  ~ LEAD US TOWARDS   FREEDOM,  PEACE,   PROGRESS,  JOY,   EQUALITY,  FULFILMENT, ETC.   ~ WARM, SHINING & ...
PEOPLE ARE NOT HESITATING . . . TO TELL LIES TO CHEAT TO DO ANYTHING FOR MONEY TO THINK OF UNFAIR THINGS TO COMMIT A CRIME...
WE ALWAYS WANT ALL OTHERS TO FOLLOW VALUES, TO BE FAIR AND JUST, BUT WHEN IT COMES TO OUR OWN SELF FOLLWOING VALUES . . . ...
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 EDUCATION CHARACTER
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 VALUE...
JUST THINK . . . WHETHER WHAT WE ARE THINKING, SAYING,  DOING & ACHIEVING WILL MAKE  OUR  MOTHER,  FATHER  &  TEACHER FEEL...
DEVELOP & PRACTICE VALUES
<ul><li>CHARACTER </li></ul><ul><li>INTEGRITY </li></ul><ul><li>OBJECTIVITY </li></ul><ul><li>PURSUIT OF TRUTH </li></ul><...
<ul><li>COMMITMENT </li></ul><ul><li>PUNCTUALITY </li></ul><ul><li>EQUALITY </li></ul><ul><li>ORDERLINESS </li></ul><ul><l...
DO WHAT  YOU LOVE OR LOVE WHAT YOU  DO YOU BECOME MOTIVATED  WHEN YOU ADOPT &quot;WORK IS WORSHIP&quot; ATTITUDE
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU ADOPT &quot;WORK IS WORSHIP&quot; ATTITUDE ? Q U A L I T Y   GETS   IMPROVED P R O D U C T I V I T Y...
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 ? . . . On YOU  ~ as an Individual . . . On the Societ...
LOVE  FOR   GOD FEAR  OF   SIN S O C I A L   M O R A L I T Y
LOVE  FOR   GOD ? FEAR  OF   SIN ? S O C I A L M O R A L I T Y FEAR OF GOD LOVE FOR SIN
IN UNDERSTANDING  LOVE  –   THE MOST BASIC HUMAN VALUE   IN SPEECH   IN ACTION   IN THOUGHT IN UNDERSTANDING   TRUTH RIGHT...
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...
DO  YOU  FEEL THAT  EVERY ONE OF US SHOULD  BE CONCERNED ABOUT  MORAL AND ETHICAL VALUES IN OUR LIVES  ? THAT IS THE WAY T...
HOPE YOU HAVE ENJOYED THIS PRESENTATION. DO YOU FEEL MOTIVATED TO DO SOMETHING ? PUT SOMETHING INTO  PRACTICE, FROM TO-DAY...
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20080124 Socio Cultural Values & Ethos In India Social Harmony And National Unity Seminar Nss Students Badruka College Xxs

  1. 2. WELCOME NSS SEMINAR ON SOCIAL HARMONY & NATIONAL UNITY
  2. 3. SOCIO-CULTURAL VALUES & ETHICS IN INDIA PROF. V. VISWANADHAM
  3. 4. ? SOCI0-CULTURAL BASIS OF VALUES & ETHICS VALUES ? WHY VALUES ? ETHICS ? WHY ETHICS ?
  4. 5. SOCIO - CULTURAL Social means relating to Society and the way it is organized, and to the way that the various groups within society co-operate with each other Cultural means relating to a particular society and its Ideas, Customs, and Art ~ Music, Literature etc.
  5. 6. 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
  6. 7. 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
  7. 8. DHARMA DOING DUTIES & DISCHARGING RESPONSIBILITIES IN A RESPONSIBLE MANNER ENTITLES YOU TO YOUR RIGHTS DHARMA FOR SOCIAL STABILITY SOCIETAL STRENGTH & HUMAN WELFARE TRUTH &quot;IN ACTION&quot; IS DHARMA Aacharinchabadina Satyame Dharmamauthundi
  8. 9. 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 ?
  9. 10. ARE YOU HAPPY ? ARE OTHERS HAPPY WITH YOU ? DO YOU WANT TO BE HAPPY ? DO YOU WANT TO MAKE OTHERS HAPPY ? YOU NEED VALUES TO ENSURE HAPPINESS FOR ALL
  10. 11. 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 . . .
  11. 12. VALUES VARIETY VICES VIOLENCE VIOLATIONS VULGARITY VULNERABILITY VACUUM
  12. 13. 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
  13. 14. 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 ?
  14. 15. 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 ?
  15. 16. DESIRE FOR MORE AND MORE OF . . . GOOD THINGS ? OR BAD THINGS ?
  16. 17. HAS CHARACTER ANYTHING TO DO WITH VALUES ? C = R RESPONSES RESPONSIBILITIES RELATIONSHIPS P
  17. 18. HAS QUALITY ANYTHING TO DO WITH VALUES ?
  18. 19. POLITICS PRINCIPLES SCIENCE HUMANITY COMMERCE MORALITY WEALTH WORK WORSHIP COMPASSION EDUCATION CHARACTER
  19. 20. PURUSHARTHAS & ASHRAMAS DHARMA ARTHA KAMA MOKSHA BRAHMACHARYA GRUHASTHA VANAPRASTHA SANYASA 4
  20. 21. RIGHT / WRONG ? GOOD / BAD ? ? WHAT IS JUST / UNJUST ? S I N TRUTH / UNTRUTH ? DHARMA / ADHARMA ? LOVE / HATE ?
  21. 22. WHAT IS THE CAUSE ? WHAT IS THE CONSEQUENCE ? CAUSAL CONNCTION
  22. 23. IS IT FAIR TO ALL CONCERNED ? IS IT SELFISH ? THINKING MAKES ALL THE DIFFERENCE WHAT DOES YOUR CONSCIENCE SAY ?
  23. 24. DO UNTO OTHERS AS YOU WANT OTHERS TO DO UNTO YOU IS NOT THIS VERY FAIR ? CAN YOU IMPROVE UPON THIS ?
  24. 25. DESIRES SELFISHNESS DOUBLE STANDARDS WEAKNESSES C O N T R O L
  25. 26. WHAT IS THE REWARD FOR DEVELOPING AND PRACTICING VALUES ? HEAVEN AND HELL IS FAITH IN GOD NECCESSARY FOR PRACTICING VALUES ?
  26. 27. 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 ?
  27. 28. DEVELOP & PRACTICE VALUES
  28. 29. <ul><li>CHARACTER </li></ul><ul><li>INTEGRITY </li></ul><ul><li>OBJECTIVITY </li></ul><ul><li>PURSUIT OF TRUTH </li></ul><ul><li>CONCENTRATION </li></ul><ul><li>PURITY OF [ T+W+A ] </li></ul><ul><li>TRUTHFULNESS </li></ul><ul><li>PATIENCE </li></ul><ul><li>SELF-MASTERY </li></ul>HUMAN VALUES
  29. 30. <ul><li>COMMITMENT </li></ul><ul><li>PUNCTUALITY </li></ul><ul><li>EQUALITY </li></ul><ul><li>ORDERLINESS </li></ul><ul><li>SIMPLICITY </li></ul><ul><li>HONESTY </li></ul><ul><li>HUMILITY </li></ul><ul><li>ABSENCE OF ANGER </li></ul><ul><li>CLEANLINESS Etc., </li></ul>HUMAN VALUES
  30. 31. DO WHAT YOU LOVE OR LOVE WHAT YOU DO YOU BECOME MOTIVATED WHEN YOU ADOPT &quot;WORK IS WORSHIP&quot; ATTITUDE
  31. 32. WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU ADOPT &quot;WORK IS WORSHIP&quot; 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
  32. 33. W.A.T.C.H. W = WORDS A = ACTIONS T = THOUGHTS C = CHARACTER H = HEAD & HEART
  33. 34. WHAT IS THE SOURCE OF THESE T + W + A ~ C ? WITH WHAT CONSEQUENCES ? . . . On YOU ~ as an Individual . . . On the Society ~ of which you are a part
  34. 35. LOVE FOR GOD FEAR OF SIN S O C I A L M O R A L I T Y
  35. 36. LOVE FOR GOD ? FEAR OF SIN ? S O C I A L M O R A L I T Y FEAR OF GOD LOVE FOR SIN
  36. 37. IN UNDERSTANDING LOVE – THE MOST BASIC HUMAN VALUE IN SPEECH IN ACTION IN THOUGHT IN UNDERSTANDING TRUTH RIGHTEOUSNESS PEACE NON- VIOLENCE
  37. 38. 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
  38. 39. 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
  39. 40. 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 ]

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