Essay on Moral, Moral And Moral Dilemmas

787 Words Oct 5th, 2016 4 Pages
Almost daily people are faced with moral dilemmas which require them to make a decision based on their beliefs. The significance of moral dilemmas varies for each person, but regardless all people should at least have their own standards to be accountable for. In today’s times the possibility of a child not having been taught moral standards is continuously growing. Children who are not taught what is right or wrong in various situations are often found to mature into adults who have no moral compass to guide their decisions. Parents should have interest in their children’s moral growth because if not guided by the parents, the children will seek guidance elsewhere and would be vulnerable to an outsider’s influence. The Parents lack of interest in morality deprives the children of a clear moral belief. First, parents’ lack of interest in morality derives from the thought that children live in innocence and never actually have to deal with moral issues at such a young age. When in reality children have complex emotions and moral thought similar to adults. Coles explains that they do actually deal with moral issues at a young age: “[T]hey also need constant regard for the moral issues that come their way as soon as they are old enough to play with others and take part in the politics of the nursery, the backyard and school room” (Coles, 2013, p. 441). Moral issues begin as soon as kids can talk or interact with other children. The moral subjects in question may not be…

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