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Ellen Feig

Professor, Bergen Community College

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Can one teach young people to be moral? Is morality something that must be taught in the home? Is it innate?

Currently I am working on a professional development platform focused on teaching college students ethics and morality. Young people seem to be incredibly disengaged from others, have little sense of what it means to be moral, gracious or ethical and don't care. How can we teach morality or is it something that is innate?

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  • Jan 23 2013: isn't this kind of old to be lacking in moral training? My mother was always dragging me to church. My dad was in WWII and he would talk about the battle of the bulge, and that people are more likely to surrender if they know that they will be well treated and well fed. Certainly we have had rules on behavior in everything I have done.

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