Morality


What the young British rioters really lack

Carolyn Moynihan | 12 August 2011
British Prime Minister David Cameron, addressing Parliament on this week's riots, talks about morality and parenting.

Where children’s moral sense starts

Mary Rice Hasson | 01 October 2010
Kids increasingly lack “moral sense.” But why? And what can we do about it?

Are babies born moral?

Carolyn Moynihan | 12 May 2010
“Babies know the difference between good and evil at six months, study reveals”. I guess many of us read a heading like this in our daily paper or online this week. Startling news. Here we were, thinking that the newborn babe is a tiny barbarian who needs to learn his first notions of right and wrong from his parents, when he actually arrives with an innate sense of morality. Or so it seems.
 

Family Edge looks at news and trends affecting the family in the light of human dignity. Our focus is the inspiring, creative, humorous, annoying, ridiculous, and dangerous ideas in the evening news. Send tips and brainwaves to the editor, Tamara Rajakariar, at tamara.rajakariar@ mercatornet.com


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