Yes there are deeper issues for each, but you personally made a choice. Whatever happened to morality and values in television? With the rise of the internet and growing media our perception of morality has changed. If we communicate our values clearly, most people will recognize them as their own, personally more authentic and more deeply American than those put forth by conservatives. We had a President in this generation who denied having sex with a woman. The overall onslaught of information is the third leg of this issue since too many shades of gray make it difficult to compare an issue to being strictly wrong or right. People have done terrible things for a long time and what is right to one group of people may be okay to another, even between different generations.
We are certainly more skeptical of cherished institutions than we used to be but I don't think that equates to an overall decline of morality. The species is too flawed. It is the general decline of everything in life. Then, too, we read about bullying in school and fights between gangs. You have a government and also business leaders that are corrupt and make the rest of Americans struggle and suffer on account of it. To hell with the communities or the employees.
It has nothing to do with morality, but our imagination. Until few year back, this was more of a custom. Where are the role models? Progressive values are the values of a responsible nurturant family, where parents if there are two are equally responsible. Moral upbringing has led to extinction of morality! The good people can do a lot as said by one great person -'the evil gets place in this world due to the inactivity of good people' and so are they really good. People in India have been known to have broken family ties with those who tread on the path which is not morally correct. Christ Jesus as He lived His life on earth is our supreme example; if we pattern our behavior after Him then our lives are most valuable. Robert Bauer Jack: Anyone with even the slightest knowledge of U.
The avenues for information are too wide. I improved on the body of the essay, by reorganizing the points, and adding in more relevant information. Polls in and that asked respondents to cite the most important problem with moral values found that the reason most often cited was lack of respect or tolerance for others, with poor parenting also frequently mentioned. Last 10 years…continuous questions aimed at new forms of war. Erin Jack Moral bankruptcy is the product of rapacious stupidity and unmitigated arrogance. It is true there are two Americas now, the very wealthy and the rest of us.
These are simple and common everyday values that are quickly fading from our younger generation. I, however, believe that it's all signs we're living in the last days! Values are the taking of those beliefs we hold true inside, by exhibiting traits in how we conduct ourselves personally and professionally. Is it any wonder that we are treaty each other with so much disdain. Respect for others should include respecting different religions, races, sexes, ideas, and lifestyles. This doesn't seem to be a recipe for the long-term survival of our society, at least a moral one.
As society moved into the modern era, that earlier system of laws became more and more eroded. Parts of your body usually sexual organs that normally should be covered, which for girls would be their breasts, thighs. By 1996, 70 percent of inmates in state juvenile detention centers serving long-term sentences were raised by single mothers. We look at the events that are happening in the world today and find ourselves asking that same question. Click for info on George Lakoff's bestselling Don't Think of an Elephant! With both conservatives and liberals criticizing the other side for lack of respect and with Americans of all backgrounds able to find some moral issue to deplore, there seems to be little chance of a substantive change in the near future to the longstanding trend of Americans having overwhelmingly negative views about the state of moral values.
So, what's behind the precipitious decline in America's morality? I don't think our country will get back on track until more people take responsiblity for their actions and their lives. They reported that fines are tiny compared to profits. More than four in five 81% now rate the state of moral values in the U. Respect for others should include respecting different religions, races, sexes, ideas, and life styles. Dee writes: Morality started declining when we stopped wearing hats and gloves and suits and ties out to dinner and a movie. Dee What's behind the decline? Gallup's question about the current state of moral values getting better or worse has been asked over the same 16-year span as the question about the overall state of moral values. Its a matter of media overload coupled with tough economic times.
Society, in general, confuses the meaning of ethics with moral values, states Navran Associates. We cannot deny that we are seeing more political awareness, world view concerns, acceptance of all individuals, charity, and health awareness amongst our youth. Vicky Taheri The decline in morality in America is due to the total breakdown of the family, the complete disregard for moral convention, the chase for the almighty dollar and the immaturity of those who seek instant gratification at all costs. The fault is, actually, yours — the media. The last decade was a decade of the fast track — huge salaries, huge houses, and no responsibility for one's actions. As government encroaches more and more on individual liberty it increasingly destroys individual choice.