Q&A: What would you regard as immoral?


Looking down upon people on the basis of their caste or skin color, religion or nationality; hurting physically or emotionally fellow humans; ignoring the anguish of the utterly helpless; not caring at all for the less fortunate in one’s community, nation, or the world; aggrandizing oneself at the expense of others; ridiculing the deeply-held non-hurting religious beliefs of others; holding atheists,homosexuals and others with non-standard sexual orientations in contempt: These are among the things that I would regard as iimmoral. We humans are all capable of these.

What is sad and shocking is that most, perhaps all these are avoidable; often  resulting  from misguided and warped values and world-views.

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Varadaraja V. Raman

Physicist, philosopher, explorer of ideas, bridge-builder, devotee of Modern Science and Enlightenment, respecter of whatever is good and noble in religious traditions as well as in secular humanism,versifier and humorist, public speaker, dreamer of inter-cultural,international,inter-religious peace.

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