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  • hegemony
  • The conflicts between science and morals which still continue to arise despite the apparent hegemony of atheistic scientism over traditional Judeo-Christianity in the twentieth century reflect a basic contradiction in the metaphysical foundation of Western lives. (genetics.org)
  • For example, Hilton, Age of Atonement , 219: "For the way in which evangelicals made an impact out of all proportion to their numbers was by establishing a moral hegemony over public life. (victorianweb.org)
  • panic
  • A moral panic is a mass movement based on the perception that some individual or group, frequently a minority group or a subculture , is dangerously deviant and poses a menace to society . (jahsonic.com)
  • A factor in moral panic is the deviancy amplification spiral. (jahsonic.com)
  • A leading writer on criminology, he is credited with coining the term moral panic in his 1972 study (Folk Devils and Moral Panics) of the popular UK media and social reaction to the Mods and Rockers phenomenon of the 1960s. (jahsonic.com)
  • So the moral panic by society represented in the media arguably fuels further socially unacceptable behaviour. (jahsonic.com)
  • The response to the use of ecstasy in the 1990s could perhaps be described as an example of a modern day moral panic. (jahsonic.com)
  • society
  • One could say that from an evolutionary viewpoint, some morals work better than others in fostering a long-term, peaceful and prosperous society (eg, murder: bad). (killermovies.com)
  • Originally posted by Genesis-Soldier thats a good point, so what would define as the 'right' morals to live by or uphold?Ultimately, that would depend on what values a society holds, and generally speaking, humans apparently value conditions which promote physical and psychological well-being, for themselves, for family. (killermovies.com)
  • Morals are loose because society is fluid. (killermovies.com)
  • the moral obligation of society to do something about the inner city's problems. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Everyone has morals of some sort, there is always a line, there are ALWAYS behaviors that people will see as wrong or abhorrent or harmful to society. (abovetopsecret.com)
  • the greatly improved state of society in this country since I came into life, and of the hopeful promises of future good, which this moral advancement holds out too us. (victorianweb.org)
  • Join Elliot as he tries to navigate in a society without any moral coverage. (goodreads.com)
  • inform
  • A better understanding of the possible role of moral doubt in stimulating critical reflection and changing cultures might inform us whether stimulating moral doubt, for example by means of moral case deliberation, can play a role in reducing and improving the use of coercion. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Education
  • See chapter 4.5 for a broader discussion of the relationship between social competence, moral competence and human rights education. (peterlang.com)
  • although
  • Staff did not report high rates of moral doubt related to the use of coercion, although most of them agreed there will never be a single answer to the question 'What is the right thing to do? (biomedcentral.com)
  • that is very true although there are some morals that have a universal feeling you see some bloke bashing on another fella or woman. (killermovies.com)
  • These panics are generally fuelled by media coverage of social issues (although semi-spontaneous moral panics do occur), and often include a large element of mass hysteria. (jahsonic.com)
  • Although in the end, we do not always behave as we think we ought, our moral judgments typically motivate us, at least to some degree, to act in accordance with them. (stanford.edu)
  • Although motivating force may be a distinguishing feature of normative judgments, the phenomenon of normative motivation seems most significant in the case of narrowly moral judgments. (stanford.edu)
  • fact
  • In fact, being moral would be the courageous thing to do because you are standing above all pessimism and amorality. (abovetopsecret.com)
  • course
  • 82 The most prominent advocate in the area of moral development is of course Lawrence Kohlberg. (peterlang.com)
  • Of course, the less puzzling and more mundane moral motivation comes to seem, the more puzzling failures of moral motivation become. (stanford.edu)
  • think
  • More in general, we think the role of moral doubt and critical reflection in improving practices needs further attention in both clinical practice and research. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Do you think the Corporates stop to make a moral decision on how much they are going to screw us for. (abovetopsecret.com)
  • terms
  • Recent moral panics in the UK have included the ongoing tabloid newspaper campaign against pedophiles, which led to the assault and persecution of a pediatrician by an angry mob (who'd mistaken the terms) in August 2000, and that surrounding the murder of James Bulger in Liverpool, England, United Kingdom in 1993. (jahsonic.com)
  • title
  • As a noun the word was first used to translate Latin Moralia , the title of St. Gregory the Great's moral exposition of the Book of Job, and was subsequently applied to the works of various classical writers. (encyclopedia.com)