Celebrities Have a Moral Responsibility to Be Good Role Models for the Society

954 Words Sep 7th, 2012 4 Pages
Celebrities have a moral responsibility to be good role models for the society, would you agree?

First of all by using the dictionary the main definitions can be broken down; the definition for a celebrity is ‘a famous or well known person’. The definition of moral responsibility is ‘the idea that a person has moral obligations in certain situations.’ The definition of a good role model is ‘a person whose behaviour, example, or success is or can be emulated by others, especially by younger people.’
Our opinion as a group is that every human being has a moral responsibility towards society although celebrities tend to have the upper hand when it comes down to being ‘good’ role models. Our three arguments for this topic would be: First,
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a role model. Moral responsibility is a forte for each and every individual on planet earth; henceforth a good role model such as a celebrity definitely has a moral responsibility towards society. For example: Mr. Shah Rukh Khan who is a well known Indian celebrity around the globe has done a lot of humble deeds for the society, which are appreciated by the whole community of India and around the world. On the other hand we have an example of another celebrity who is considered to be a good role model for many people but has committed some actions which even he himself is not proud of, Mr. Salmaan Khan well known Indian actor.
Our second argument is ‘Every human being has a moral responsibility towards society’. The planet earth is made up of human beings and they all have one major responsibility and that is to take good care of the earth they live in. Anyone can become anyone’s role model, doesn’t have to be a celebrity to be a role model. It’s up to the perspective of the audience as who they want to make their own role model. Some responsibilities which every individual has are: to respect the people around them irrespective of their race, religion, name. Everyone is equal therefore there should be no such discrimination. Everyone in this world is a role model to someone at one point of time. Whether they are good or bad role models is another discussion. For example: [personal example]. Another example would be of a person who has

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