Du Bois: A Soliloquy on Viewing My Life from the Last Decade of Its First Century. There might even be more than one legitimate right reason. Books and theater were the way I understood the world and also the way I organized my sense of morality, of how to live a good life. When you think of it, really there are four fundamental questions of life. Science is the search for truth, that is the effort to understand the world: it involves the rejection of bias, of dogma, of revelation, but not the rejection of morality. A man's ethical behavior should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties and needs; no religious basis is necessary. Morality is the herd-instinct in the individual. Making money and creating wealth is one of my weakest areas – knowledge wise – when it comes to self-improvement. Not ever.”, “Pakistan not only means freedom and independence but the Muslim Ideology which has to be preserved, which has come to us as a precious gift and treasure and which, we hope other will share with us.”, “Understanding comes hard to persons of high rank who are accustomed to phony lifestyles that involve no daily work.”, “He saw that science had become as great a hoax as religion, that nationalism was a farce, patriotism a fraud, education a form of leprosy, and that morals were for cannibals”, Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality, The Autobiography of W.E.B. A system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which has nothing sound in it and nothing true. “ Morality is the basis of things and truth is the substance of all morality. What to do isn’t the problem; doing it is. It is becoming less ideal, less idyllic. The Universe is neither evil, nor good, it simply does not care. 1. The morality of a society is not judged by the behaviour of an oppressed class but by the rules and laws made by the state, which either protect or exploit an already depressed section of society. Art, like morality, consists in drawing the line somewhere. And if you are incapable of meeting that minimum requirement, you can't even talk to me about policy. Money And Morality Quotes & Sayings . You've asked them, I've asked them, every thinking person asks them. Morality binds people into groups. Be not simply good, be good for something. Humans have morality. “A son can bear with equanimity the loss of his father, but the loss of his inheritance may drive him … Inger Sjørslev Senior lecturer Department of Anthropology Copenhagen University [email protected] We have mortgaged the house up to the valuation price and paid out … Freedom, morality, and the human dignity of the individual consists precisely in this; that he does good not because he is forced to do so, but because he freely conceives it, wants it, and loves it. It gives us tribalism, it gives us genocide, war, and politics. I don't know whether you consider that wrong or right, but it is a morality song in a sense. The Time of the Assassins: a Study of Rimbaud. Too many people spend money they earned..to buy things they don't want..to impress people that they don't like. And the essence of morality consists, as in art, of drawing the line somewhere. It's never acceptable to target civilians. In other words, that this is a moral universe, and that there are moral laws of the universe just as abiding as the physical laws. There is a minimum requirement of morality, of moral compass, of decency, of moral empathy. If anyone tells you that you cannot legislate morality, remeber that legislation IS morality. Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children's children.