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Ghina Zand Alhadid

Student of Biochemistry, molecular biology and psychology, Participatory Culture Foundation


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Do you think that immorality is more supported by people?

Almost all of us can tell what's right and what's wrong. And many of us try to stay away from what we believe is wrong. But when it comes to reinforcing others actions by admiration, I see that immoral actions and figures seem to be more supported than the moral ones.

Do you see the same?


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    Dec 16 2012: Immorality is easy than intergrity and exemplary moral character.
    Immorality has little or no rules, anything goes.
    People are more comfortable with some manifestation of immorality than others. For example, a Hip-hop star who calls his girlfriend or wife a 'bitch' or a 'ho', could get applause or even admiration and sell more records.
    A lying political leader or a dictator are not any better than the hip hop star in my example. They are both immoral in their sphere of influence.
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      Dec 19 2012: Feyisayo, I some what agree with in principles but strongly disagree with you in practice about your extrapolating notion of morality: why and who determined that these leaders, dictators and hip hop stars are immoral "in their sphere of influence" in first place?

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