Essay Topic - Human Morality and Social Justice

"The doctrine that might makes right has covered the earth with misery. While it crushes the weak, it also destroys the strong. Every deceit, every cruelty, every wrong, reaches back sooner or later and crushes its author. Justice is moral health, bringing happiness, wrong is moral disease, bringing mortal death." -- John Peter Altgeld Analysing this thought there isn’t a doubt that the concept of human morality is intermingled with that of the social justice. It could be well stated that the social justice is a moral human responsibility of any individual, the justice thus becoming the part of the morality. For a progressive growth of mankind the future lies in the development of morality as a principle in terms of justice. It becomes a pre-requisite to understand the thought of one’s actions, the consequences of these actions on the thought and its impact on the “others” of the society. Human morality though sophisticated and complex relative to other animals, is essentially a natural phenomenon that evolved to restrict excessive individualism that could undermine a group's cohesion. We, the human after living for such a long time have finally reached to the conclusion that we can succeed in any of our endeavors if and only if we work together. The concept of morality makes us realize that in spite of all of our achievements in life, we are ultimately perishable beings which give us a feeling that we should lead a life incorporated by such values that it becomes worthwhile. The focus lies on developing the social and moral responsibilities which in turn leave a larger impact on the development of the justice delivered. At the root level to begin with one has to have a clear idea about the individual’s rights in the society and le arn to respect them. The relationship between the individual and the community could help foster the healthy relationship between the morality of the society and the social justice that will follow. The progressively altruistic human behavior could form a bed rock element of the relation between the two. As a term, Social responsibility suggests an individual’s responsibility towards the community and the society in terms of the choices it makes. Similarly, Moral responsibility implies a knowledge and understanding of “right” and “wrong” and the ability and willingness to behave morally, to the set standards. And on the backdrop of the preceded two ideas, Social Justice could be inferred as an individuals’ ability to act as a moral agents in their choices, a ctions and intentions.

Rahul Jadhav MBA (HR) MAEER’s MIT School Of Management, Pune- 38

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The grey areas exist and pervade through each level deforming and causing an adulteration in the ideal structure. emotions and deeds . The complexity of the subject lies in the fact that the term moral and justice may mean different things in different contexts. Thus this shows that there always is a difference between the mere words and the concepts. The key element that causes the major change is the “free will” that is at work at all times an any given situation per individual. The Society actively and collectively determines the concerns of the among the men and plays a key part in setting the standard of principles and virtues. likewise the terms could also mean different to different individuals.Just as the concepts of morality and justice are interdependent. It shows us how in the current times morality has degraded and this has given rise to some horrific incidents like this which have shaken the foundations of the entire country. We can take the example of the Delhi gang rape case for talking about human morality and social justice. likewise they are disputed. Pune. the entire nation rose up and joined together to pray and fight for the victim. The Society is the one that inserts meaning to the mere concepts of Morality and Social Justice. It helps pervade the social justice among the men. It helps set the criteria for what is wrong and what is right.38 Page 2 . to the basic ecology of human desires. These concepts are intertwined and one affects the other. Society thus as a whole forms a homogenous group which can determine the morals for the individuals. People from all walks of society came together to demand immediate justice for the young woman who had to endure such a terrible incident. The dispute lies in the context that nothing could concretely be divided in to right and wrong. Thus it is observed that the Society plays an active role in forming the concepts of the moralistic values among the individuals. Rahul Jadhav MBA (HR) MAEER’s MIT School Of Management. As a result of this terrible incident. judging and the acting procedure will not always be the same for each individual. The term ‘moral’ refers to a certain set of underlying dispositions. It helps build the progressive nation of men focusing more on moral reasoning to achieve the human goals. Thus we can see a good example of how human morality affects social justice.The caring.

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