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Old 10-11-2012, 06:22 PM   #3391
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Old 10-11-2012, 06:46 PM   #3392
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Old 10-11-2012, 06:49 PM   #3393
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Old 10-11-2012, 06:51 PM   #3394
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What about those times when your "hommies" are not around to witness your actions? What dictates your actions then? Does it then come down to the "values" you learned growing up?
But what did one learn growing up? Are you hoping that what was taught is what was learned? Or that what was (theoretically) taught was what benefits society as a whole?

Maybe it is what was learned growing up, and might that have been the peer pressure mentioned before? And might that not always be what "polite society" would deem beneficial or advantageous?
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Old 10-11-2012, 06:52 PM   #3395
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Old 10-11-2012, 07:00 PM   #3396
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Do we put too much stock in "societies" views? Do those views change with different generations?
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Old 10-11-2012, 07:08 PM   #3397
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Old 10-11-2012, 08:05 PM   #3398
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Do we put too much stock in "societies" views? Do those views change with different generations?
Are we not trained and raised by our parents, grandparents, extended family to absorb and then act in accordance with the understanding of the greater good?

But then isn't the change in generational views because new approaches, leaps in technology, outside crises push against what was the predominant societal view?
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Old 10-11-2012, 08:42 PM   #3399
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Old 10-11-2012, 10:04 PM   #3400
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Am I not living proof of the answer?
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Old 10-11-2012, 10:40 PM   #3401
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Who decides what is right or wrong? Or what is moral? And doesn't that change from age to age, culture to culture?

These ideas and measurements do not necessarily change overnight, but surely they do change? Do any of us in any of the several countries represented on this board find the rules of society to be the same as 1000 years ago?
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Old 10-11-2012, 10:45 PM   #3402
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I think you are...but of what!?
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Old 10-12-2012, 01:00 AM   #3403
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Are we not still trying to work out the question?
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Old 10-12-2012, 02:01 AM   #3404
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Old 10-12-2012, 02:03 AM   #3405
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