Date of publication: 2017-07-09 09:27
Suppose again that you do something to harm me, which is metaphorically to give me something of negative value. Moral arithmetic presents an alternative to retribution. By moral arithmetic, you have taken something of positive value from me by harming me. If I take something of equal positive value back from you, I have taken 89 revenge. 89 Revenge is the moral equivalent of retribution, another way of balancing the moral books.
Hearing argument of both sides appear pleasant to ears. But if both are right how can we reach to a consensus. No one is ready to go an inch behind and nature is left to suffer or call it- nature is asked to punish us. Developing countries impressed upon the fact that they have started providing their subjects the taste of development recently. So why should their subjects suffer on part of development for the deeds of someone else? Appears okay! Developed countries feel its improper to overload them with self-mitigation plus assisting developing and under developed nations.
Lastly education as a tool to empower dalits will not be a reality until and unless people change their 8775 traditional thinking 8776 and strive for a society based on equality without any exploitation and realise that each and every person is capable of creating a positive change in the society.
Some thoughts on role of education in creating political awareness along with social awareness was necessary. How education can enable one to use tools like RTI for effective empowerment by making accountable the administrative machinery that do not acts on constitutional mandate is also missing.
There are other undesirable consequences of adopting a democratic polity in a society that has not been prepared for it. The tenure of a government is fixed in a democracy, as a result the policies adopted by government are short sighted and populist in nature. For example the policy of opening the economy to FDI to give boost to the economic growth rather than adopting policies that would help domestic companies grow. FDI can bring fast growth but which is short lived. Increasing subsidy and freebies provided to people are populist in nature but has adverse effect on finances of the country.
Until the late 6975s, Christian fundamentalists were not particularly involved in politics. From the fundamentalist perspective, however, Christian believers are the "salt of the earth, but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men." (Matthew 5:68)
If I do something good for you, then by moral accounting I have given you something of positive value. You are then in my debt. In altruism, I cancel the debt, since I don t want anything in return. I nonetheless build up moral 89 credit. 89
Also, a number of U& C are established, licensed and located based on political considerations and not on factors such as demand, supply,quality, reach etc. Autonomy provided to these institutes is often abused.