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Why morals? Why not? Morals are important, sure, but that important? Although i see them as a fundation for all modern, civil life, its not so much an imperative as it is a social construction.
By Aksel Høymo on 06.27.2011
my moral is loveeee :D I think we sould value what its inside peoples minds and the moral of the stories of disney movies, helped me findind the reason to good, when i was a tiny flower (:
By Barbara on 06.27.2011
How do you know what your standards are until you betray them? that was a question a wise friend asked me once as I bemoaned my lack of control in sleeping with a guy who was already taken, and had made it clear I wasn’t the only notch on his adulterous bedpost. Morals are tricky. And it differs so much from person to person. And indeed do you ever really know what you believe, until you’ve gone in the opposite direction?
By green ink on 06.27.2011
morals are some of the most important values forgotton to teach lately. morals make the person you will be later in life. morals give us value to what we want in life and what we want to get to.
By Eunice on 06.27.2011
are something that mean different things to different people. Being moral can be seen as a negative thing, someone who is narrow minded and prudish but on the other hand it can mean something incredibly positive. Being considered as someone who has strong morals is something that politicians aspire to but rarely achieve. It is generally assumed that people with strong religious faith are moralistic but this tends to disappear when extremist views take over. Traditionally the Church of England, especially in Victorian times, was seen as a moral guardian, imposing strict rules of behaviour on its followers. These behaviours encompassed all walks of life from how to conduct relationships to rules of business. Today there is a widely held belief that morals are lax and a certain element in society believe that this decline in morals is the root of all evil. However, the UK does have quite liberal views on moral issues these days, hence the issue of gay rights, abortion and illegitimacy – all these topics are dealt with in a way which would seem unheard of even 40 years ago, let alone during the reign of Queen Victoria. As mentioned at the beginning, morals mean different things to different people and whislt society at large still imposes certain rules on morality (it’s ilegal to be naked in the street for example); the majority of individuals have their own moral code which they live by and is heavily influenced by their upbringing and their environment. There is no right or wrong answer when it comes to the question of whether or not an individual is moral or immoral unless it pertains to the law or of course, if you are that way inclined, to religious beliefs.
By caroline on 06.27.2011
I think that I have better morals than most people, even though often times my parents wouldn’t agree with me. I’ve never drank or smoked, not that either in moderation is morally wrong, but I just am very strict compared to most people my age.
By Charlie URL on 06.27.2011
One tries to have his actions match his morals and key beliefs, but ethics can be situational and then morals get murky and this leads to lack of self-esteem and all sorts of problems. But rigid morals are not good either. Nothing really works completely.
By elizabeth b URL on 06.27.2011
Morals are so important in life. It gives a boundary that is needed. It gives freedom to people. It is necessary. Life is so much more abundant with morals. It helps a person’s growth and maturity. It makes the world better.
By melody on 06.27.2011
And ethics. What can you say? If you can get away with it -fine, go for it. Morals are a thing that powerful people use to put down less powerful people. While the most powerful people can worship Satan – or have him worship them – if they want. There is ethics – inside a person – that’s what counts. Morals are a power tool.
By Ia Sama URL on 06.27.2011
Something this country as a whole lacks at this point. Memories of a time when things were simple when my mom was a child. Everything really was black and white then. You were in love or you weren’t. You knew right from wrong and there was no question of which side you were on.
By Beverly Johnson on 06.27.2011
Morals I have but I only realize what they are when I hit a crisis. Not something I talk about. Seems abstract
By Chris G on 06.27.2011
morals is a good thing. i don’t even know what the hell morals mean. but its all good because im too lazy to google it. im not thinking today so lets just say morals are nice thinsg. moral thoughts? yeah. moral instincs? yeah. do i know what that means? no. but i’ll pretend i do. its all good in the hood, and im not really paying attention to the word itself im more interested in the song thats playing int he backround. all good, i’m all good. morals dont really interest me.
By Vera on 06.27.2011
they encompass our daily life, they are what separates us and what binds us …
By louie on 06.27.2011
Morals: basic tenets seem to be common to all ethical creeds, but variable between socisal grouops in some small degree.
By teresa URL on 06.27.2011
what are morals
are those the things they try to stuff down your throat, oral-
i never was the type of kid to listen easily
but i know whats right and whats wrong so i sit in
my little world
never bothering anyone
just tree sitting.
By gerald on 06.27.2011
I try too hard to uphold these morals that I feel are necessary in a meaningful existence. But I’m too much of an idealist. I don’t see the fact that I’m slowly becoming a hypocrite; that my morals are pushing people away from me, people whom I once treasured and thought were worth my time.
By Emma URL on 06.27.2011
This is what is lacking in the world. You are taught from an early age to respect others, to respect yourself. And you think that everyone is taught the same thing. Unfortunately, as you grow older, you realize that nobody else seems to have morals. Or perhaps the problem is that you don’t have morals. Or perhaps even the greatest problem is that you don’t associate with people who have morals.
By tiffany on 06.27.2011
Morality goes down the figurative drain when alcohol is thrown into the picture. But that’s the beauty of it all; shit doesn’t matter whatsoever. What a way to experience life.
By Vanatron URL on 06.27.2011
I had none. I threw them away the moment I let you enter me. And as I came, a crash resounded. On the floor, they lay like pieces of broken glass. Each, ready to pierce my feet in retribution and punishment.
By Weiwen URL on 06.27.2011
I have no morals. Being non religious and all, its tough. People hear about you and they think “Ugh, what a waste of flesh and blood if she isn’t going to worship God”
But they don’t know me. I have been through so much that it’s hard to believe that there is a greater being out there. And if there is, I don’t think he cares much for me.
By SamaraBelikova URL on 06.27.2011
Oh, don’t go bringing that up again. You’ve always ridden too high up on the horse and from there it just means you’re an easier shot for the indian’s arrows as you ride across your exalted plain. Oh please. And it was only three years ago you were with him and you never let Jim know a thing.
By Bryan URL on 06.27.2011
sometimes people live against their morals. some people have no morals. i am proud to say that i do have morals and i try to live by them. morals are important. they make us unique to every other person on the planet. what one person may think is obscene, another may really enjoy. one man”s good is another man’s evil. i believe the world would be a much worse place without morals. and i hope my children will grow up with strong and definitive morals of their own. if we did not have morals, the world would be in chaos with every one out for him or herself. it would be a sad place, a tragic place and not one that i would want my kids to grow up in. we all know right from wrong deep down inside and our morals are simply a way of keeping that knowledge alive.
By laura miller on 06.27.2011
there are various kinds of morals for various kinds of people. 1000 monks, 1000 religions, as I’ve heard they day. So lets not judge then, I think would be the first one to stick to. At least, thats just me.
By JC on 06.27.2011
I grab a fist of words from the air, as ephemeral as a cobweb. They glisten with the dew of thought, but break each strand of silk with the weight of belief. You reach out too. Just as beautiful in you palm as mine. Therse are our morals- as much by chance as judgement and clumsy in our wish to keep this world beautiful by our design.
By Geejay URL on 06.27.2011
I have some morals or by coincidence this is as girl said to me’ jim you have the morals of a muddy puddle’…. sometimes your friends know you to well I think x
By james cooper URL on 06.27.2011
Valuable word. Where are the morals today? Anyone seen them lately?
By paulie aragon on 06.27.2011
i dnt thnk many ppl hav any sort of moral values in life…:D
i used to love guessing the moral of the story at the end of every story i used to come across as akid.:D
nd i thnk i stll do..:Dits a gud game…
ters a joke that goes by that lines where the moral is so not wat u xpct it to be like ters this momma rabit who asks its kids to never go out alone for fear of the bad fox but the small one does manage to get out alone and is chased by a fox and it runs nd runs tryin to get away nd it reaches this road nd gets hit by a truck,well the moral of the story is not dat u shud listen to ur mom but that u shud check both sides of the road before crossing it.
By nita simon on 06.27.2011
the moral of the story is…aesop’s fables good versus evil marvel comics the good guy always wins don’t you have any morals? You’re so moral, you’d never do that. Never sacrifice your own morals..just do it. Moral moral moral…morale? Think about the morale of the people. The moral of the story is don’t eat chocolate after ten at night.
By smalltownanimal on 06.27.2011
I was walking down the street when a boy came up with a crumbled up newspaper and inquired if i had seen the rubbish! I stared down and saw that the headline said that the next generation had no morals!
By username on 06.27.2011
Each person has a different set of morals and that’s one of the many reasons why people are different, there is no right and wrong, only what you think is right and wrong.
By Mannukins on 06.27.2011
Morals are different for everyone they are a point of view.
They are unwritten rules that everyone expects to be followed but nobody likes to follow.
By Veleka on 06.27.2011
Morals are the only thing that sets us apart from lawyers and other lower forms of life.
By Dan Walter on 06.27.2011
He once had morals she thought sadly, although it had been a while since he had displayed any signs of acting out of a greater good. All of his actions now were a result of his selfish wants and desires. Perhaps becoming a criminal is simply the next step when one loses ones morals. However, now she found herself in a pickle, to tell the police or not?
By prolli on 06.27.2011
human discussion… there’s not a one only and truth moral… i will change a long the time, and experience, not only of evrey civilization, but also, each individual…
moral should be respect to the liberty of everyone.
By guillermo arredondo on 06.27.2011
Morals are completely relative. All churches and religions and stuff have their own. But, some should be universal…rights for everyone is most important. Discrimination is immoral.
By Dan on 06.27.2011
What the heck are morals really? Another word for values? Maybe another way of giving out rules? Well I have my own set, you have your own set, each to their own and all that I guess! People often get criticised for being too moralistic but I@m not sure that’s even possible, it’s got to be a good thing to have some morals, almost like a code to live your life by!
By Nick Emmett on 06.27.2011
Without morals, a person has nothing. Morals are the bonds that tie us upright. They unite humanity so we can fight for a common goal, rather than scramble around trying to pick up the pieces of a lost civilization that could have been great.
By Meghan URL on 06.27.2011
“Morals” are a crapshoot devised to control weak-minded herds of humanoids. Don’t listen to anyone else’s moral philosophy. Live by your own word- do your own good. It will work out.
By Nachos on 06.27.2011
Morals are what sparks your soul. Your gut feelings, knowing. Realizing what’s good and bad. And choosing good, hopefully.
By Hailee Summerlin on 06.27.2011
Charlie read the small fable for a third time. His hideous looking english teacher Ms. Lorlkfererd had instructed the class to read this fable and find a minimum of five fables. He closed Jack and the Beanstalk and let out a big sigh.
By Linden on 06.27.2011