Posts

Showing posts with the label ethics

The Eight Commitments of Ethical Culture From the Philadelphia Ethical Society

  The Eight Commitments of Ethical Culture From the Philadelphia Ethical Society 1. Ethics Is Central - The most central human issue in our lives is creating a more humane environment. 2. Ethics Begins With Choice - Creating a more humane environment begins by affirming the need to make significant choices in our lives. 3. We Choose To Treat Each Other As Ends, Not Means - To enable us to be whole in a fragmented world, we choose to treat each other as unique individuals having intrinsic worth. 4. We Seek To Act With Integrity - Treating one another as ends requires that we learn to act with integrity. This includes keeping commitments, and being honest, open, caring and responsive. 5. We Are Committed To Educate Ourselves - Personal progress is possible, both in wisdom and social life. Learning how to build ethical relationships and cultivate a humane community is a life-long endeavor. 6. Self Reflection And Our Social Nature Require Us To Shape A More Humane World - Growth of the hum