HumanDignity

HumanDignity - Tarimo April 11, 2008 Human rights and the...

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Tarimo April 11, 2008 Human rights and the common good depend on each other heavily. Unable to exist without the other, common good is the foundation for human rights. This relationship is seen, as vital, in many different social structures throughout the world. Very critical, this connection enables the protection of human dignity, an inherent quality that can only be taken by the creator. The common good, social conditions of life as a whole that facilitate everyone’s ability to thrive, is necessary for our world to operate smoothly. Some societal assemblies that really rely on the common good include school systems, major companies, families, agriculture, and welfare. Specifically, this is apparent in major companies, because if the business owners underpaid their employees, the workers and their families would suffer. Common goes hand in hand with the idea of conscience. A conscience deals with the autonomy of an individual; it is the place where a human may dialogue with the creator. It is directly linked to free will, the ability to differentiate between wrong and right, and is
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This note was uploaded on 05/23/2008 for the course PHIL 8 taught by Professor Labarge during the Spring '08 term at Santa Clara.

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HumanDignity - Tarimo April 11, 2008 Human rights and the...

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