Examples Of Ancient Judaic Ethics In Literature

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Ancient Judaic Ethics in Literature Forgiveness and disgust, empathy and lust, these are four emotions that overcome people when confronted with different situations. The attitude people take on though may not be without the influence of ancestors before them. Collective attitudes and behaviors of society as a whole have been forming for hundreds of years and that is nothing new. Had there been one little change people could be screaming and jumping with glee at the idea of a murder and crying at a rainbow. Without the impact of those who came before us societies moral compass would be pointing in a different direction. Without the influence of these people life as we know it would be different. Many aspects of modern life such as theater, …show more content…
It comes up so frequently in fact it has even made its way in pop culture such as the hit blockbuster "The Avenger 's: Age of Ultron." Captain Steve Rodgers, aka Captain America, takes the lords name in vain and the entire team collectively gasps and shouts "Language". Our society while it is no stranger to vulgar language has developed a negative view of it as a whole. Females who cuss are seen as unladylike and males who do the same are identified as uneducated and lacking of a vocabulary expansive enough to express themselves. Children are spanked when repeating such unsavory language and adults will engage in conflict if they feel such terminology has no place in the current setting. Further showing the depth at which the Judaic laws have permeated in our society. Laws that we follow even as our values have changed with the advent of the modern age. In olden times, even through the Industrial Revolution and Atomic Age the "Sabbath Day" was always observed as a holy day of …show more content…
Respect for your parents is an expectation that all American children are held to uphold. The first part of the commandment "honor your father and your mother" includes many aspects of the relationship with ones parents. Honoring ones parents can mean many things. It can be as easy as speaking respectfully to them, to the emotionally daunting task of taking care of them in their old age. Taking care of one 's parents so "that your days may be long upon the land which the Lord your God is giving you" is something that is not only expected but if children do not fulfill the role defined by society they are ostracized. Within American culture people who do not respect their parents are viewed as degenerate by the general population. Reprobates who deserve the same respect that they show their

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