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Role Models, Respect and …Flopping Plants?

Posted by on Sep 2, 2007 in Politics & Society | 7 comments

Role Models, Respect and …Flopping Plants?

“Manners maketh man,” said the fourteenth century William of Wykeham. This wisdom was adopted as the motto for Winchester College, Oxford, reflecting the ethos envisioned for its pupils. For six centuries it has stood as a reminder that a person’s true worth is to be assesed by their ethical existence and moral achievements. Currently, argues Sh. Abu Aaliyah, it isn’t the economy that is causing our society to come apart at the seems, but our behaviour. If we do not recover our moral ecology soon, the already thinning glue that now tentatively holds our society intact runs the risk of dissolving altogether.

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