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  charlee
Sep 2, 2013
 

Our consciences are vanishing

 
Culturally, we have made great strides in eliminating our conscience. No longer must we be burdened with guilt for our actions, but can maintain our precious high self-esteem no matter what foul or harm we have created. 
 
We have medicalized and morphed all sorts of previously labeled "bad," "immoral," or "criminal" behaviors into more and more, new diagnoses, which absolve each of us from any guilt and responsibility of any kind for our actions. Parents,(see more)

 

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  october   If we look toward our world leaders and other icons, we may feel the bar has been lowered. But it certainly feels  
like we don't hold ourselves to the standards we once did. Now i'm nostalgic

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Mon, Sep 9, 2013 at 10:36:53 AM  

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  pundit   Funny, sad, and true. We have some of our recent role models to thank for this. Get a good PR agency, put a good spin on what we did, absolve ourselves the public eye, and now we have turned an immoral

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Mon, Sep 2, 2013 at 9:12:33 PM  

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TallLankyBastard   I agree with October, in that it feels like the bar has been lowered. However, there is also a lot of blind optimism in our society towards the previous generation; which creates this skewer.

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Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 11:29:04 PM
 

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  dadvocate   I'm disagreeing because a conscious isnt something that grows or shrinks, its something that is cultivated over time. Moral development occurs in stages and if we don't advance through the stages then

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Tue, Sep 3, 2013 at 10:17:00 AM
 

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