Ethics in education is as important as ethics in the educational process. Education (from the Latin educationem that came from the root educare was a series of social codes and manners to live well but evolved to mean a systematic stylized school and training for work usually within government or religion and is related to the homonym ēdūcō (“I lead forth, I take out; I raise up, I erect”) from ē- (“from, out of”) and dūcō (“I lead, I conduct”) indicating selflessness and the fulfillment of social ethics) is defined as the action or the process of imparting or acquiring general to specific knowledge, developing and expanding the powers of reasoning, critical analysis and ultimately reaching a serious and circumspective judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellec...Read More
Monthly Archives May 2013
Ethics, untaught, unlearned, not used, have no value. It takes a competent, dedicated and articulate individual to make the study, mastery and use of ethics effective and lasting.
Ethics are universal: defining and separating right and wrong. Ethics ignores limitations, discrimination and retaliations that are foibles to mortal nature and the dignity of the individual...Read More
Ethicists argue that ethics is a requirement for human life. The question is: does human life require ethics to sustain, develop and grow what is essential for life as it is currently defined?
Generalists refer to ethics as “moral principles” but differ on their authorship and who is responsible for any or all questions, arguments or definitions of ethics–even though all man-made religions attempt to take credit for ethics from Judaism, Constantine I’s Christianity, Islam, and the rest from Zoroaster to Buddha, with most laws that embody ethics coming from the ruler Hammurabi. None of these attempts to take credit for ethics holds up under the historical microscope.
History shows that ethics and the teaching of ethics filtered through human history for thousands of years before ...Read More
The ancient Greeks were among the first people to consider ethics, intellectual property and rights of individual in society. The Greeks “created” (δημιουργήθηκε) ethics (from the Greek word ethos: ἦθος, ἔθος, plurals: ethe (ἤθη), ethea (ἤθεα) that came from χαρακτήρας: character that had the originally meaning of accustomed place. It first appeared as a place or barn for horses1) by realizing that different people in different societies did things in different ways. The Greeks used the discovery method as a tool for critical reflection on what was defined as “right” and “wrong.”
The Greeks of antiquity realized that there was no absolute correct or incorrect way since there was no singular deity, no any singula...Read More
“Is abortion murder? That was the question floating around the Iowa Capitol this week when Representative Tom Shaw and eight other House Republicans filed House File 138. The bill amends Chapter 707 in the Iowa Code entitled HOMICIDE AND RELATED CRIMES.” Charles Hurley confabulated recently.
Charles Hurley is a declared Constantinian Christian–who follows the fourth century Emperor Constantine’s established version of religion and has shown little knowledge of the Jesus if the gospels sanctioned by the empire...Read More