4.2 Foundations for Moral Values

4.2.1  Acquiring Habits of Behaviour

upbringing: early influences teach good behaviour

4.2.2  Religious Foundations for Moral Values

religions are influential but fragmented; all support the Golden Rule

4.2.3  Non-Religious Foundations for Moral Values

philosophy, compassion and self-interest converge on the Golden Rule

4.2.4  Human Rights as a Moral Standard

human rights are moral values agreed by negotiation

4.2.5  Culture and its Evolution

morality is affected by people’s prosperity and by external influences



Next Segment