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Feeding Children Lies Makes Them Grow Big and Strong- Lying to children from a young age is bad for the child's psychological growth.
Small lies such as pretending to like an undesirable gift or saying that a child did a good job when he really didn?t might seem innocuous, but they are just as damaging. Starting that snowball of lying to a child might seem alluring with all the benefits that it holds, but looking through the viewpoints of scientists and researchers will reveal that lies introduced from an early age are damaging to a child psychologically. Many studies have been conducted to look at the effects, finding that a child?s moral understanding takes a wrong turn with age due to the increased amount of sheer lies that they are subjected to.
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What should justice be, who it should serve, and most importantly, is a universal standard of justice possible? I believe a universal standard of justice is possible to a certain extent. My two main reasons are our intuitive sense of justice is ?hard-wired? into our biology and the global trend towards increasing cosmopolitanism. Humanity is ?hard-wired? with an intuitive sense of justice. Justice is an area of knowledge that involves the philosophical study of moral values and rules; this knowledge is acquired through our emotional feelings and reason. When emotion is used in conjunction with reason, it forms a seemingly in-born, intuitive ethical sense that aids moral judgment.
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