Moral And Non Moral Values

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Moral values are the relative worth that is placed on human relationships and all human acts, intentions and motives that affect other individuals, whereas non-moral values are the relative worth that is put on objective experiences or things. Similar to most individuals, I have my own set of moral and non-moral values that govern my life. My core moral values mainly comprise honesty, and beneficence; my non-moral values chiefly include money, and success. Honesty is the condition or capacity of being truthful or trustworthy in dealing with others. This includes not lying, cheating or stealing. In fact, lying is more than not telling the truth because truth is often relative by time, place and perspectives; lying is purposefully changing what …show more content…
This makes me feel inferior and excluded. When I was in middle school, a girl who I liked sent me a letter saying that she liked me, but in the end, my friends told me that she was just using me to get away from another boy that was chasing after her. I was enraged at that time, so I went to confront her. She admitted that it was the truth, and my face was beyond red, and steam was coming out from my ears. I wanted to make her suffer by insulting her in front of the whole class so that she could understand how wounded I was. However, I could not do it because two wrongs did not make one right. Cheating also damages relationship because it intensifies the feeling of distrust and makes people grow apart. From then on, I have always been cautious about people’s …show more content…
Harm can be physical, emotional, or psychological. Physical harm can be measured in terms of healthcare costs or time lost from a job, while psychological and emotional harm is more difficult to determine in tangible amount and has a long-lasting effect. This value is extremely important to me because it has been ingrained in me by my parents since I was young. As a university lecturer, my father has helped students academically by conducting engaging, meaningful, and relevant lectures and laboratory sessions. This will aid them in their future jobs as the skills learned are relevant. He also collaborates with other professors to find scholarships for good students who are financially incapable so that they can break out of the vicious cycle of poverty. Inspired by my father, I became a peer tutor in high school to help my classmates who were struggling in Mathematics. It brought me joy whenever I saw my friends understood the concepts, and were able to solve the problems by themselves. During the process, I was also benefitted as I understood the concepts clearer, and developed my communication skills. My relationship with my peers also grew stronger. By helping other people, not only do I alleviate their suffering, I also gain some

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