Youth and moral values in a changing society 1dr ime n george &2unwanaobong d uyanga today as they will eventually become the leaders of tomorrow therefore, anything targeted at this group of moral values are taught to be imbibed by members of the society to enhance character development and promote good moral upbringing and moral. Culture is another important characteristic of society each and every society has it's own culture which distinguishes it from others culture is the way of life of the members of a society and includes their values, beliefs, art, morals etc.
The character education partnership (2003, pg 1), defines good character as involving “understanding, caring about, and acting upon core ethical values”, and thus takes a holistic approach to the development of character in students by developing the “cognitive, emotional, and behavioral aspects of moral life.
This might enable us to develop a view about the nature of the institutions of a good society that would be widely accepted so, what are the characteristics of a good society first, as i suggested in my last post, the most important characteristic of a good society is a set of institutions that enable its members to live together in peace.
Developing a reputation is like the old missionary style of life's significant innuendos in that it requires all those simple, yet necessary, elements of the construction of life that we have.
A person with “good character” when to say a person has a good character or even to admire a person’s character does not require that they are perfect but it does mean we think this is a good person worthy of trust and admiration. In the good society, sociologist robert bellah and his coauthors challenge americans to take a good look at themselvesfaced with growing homelessness, rising unemployment, crumbling highways, and impending ecological disaster, our response is one of apathy, frustration, cynicism, and retreat into our private worlds.
The need for character education lies in the fact that a sustained process of teaching, being shown examples of good character, and constant by practicing what they learned is the things needed to instill good character traits in students. Develop your moral character by identifying what is important to you and analyze how bad moral character will affect those working for you decide to be loyal to your moral code and good employees will pick up on this and be more supportive, leading them to work harder towards the shared goals of your company.
Only by society today returning to biblical principles, and teaching them to our children, will we ever emancipate ourselves from the morass of anarchy that we are surely sliding into, little by little. In a world troubled with selfish greed, dishonesty, and dishonor, let us set ourselves on a higher path, striving to develop and strengthen the qualities of unselfish service with wholehearted effort, dependability, honesty, morality, and every other good attribute that would lead us to integrity of character.