Humanity is a virtue associated with basic ethics of altruism derived from the human condition.

Humanity differs from mere justice in that there is a level of altruism towards individuals included in humanity more so than the fairness found in justice. That is, humanity, and the acts of love, altruism, and social intelligence are typically individual strengths while fairness is generally expanded to all.

Tolstoy On The Law of Love

Tolstoy On The Law of Love A Christian does not quarrel with any one, does not attack any one, nor use violence against one; on the contrary, he himself without murmuring bears violence; but by this very relation to violence he not only frees himself, but also the world from...

Politeness

Politeness Politeness is the practical application of good manners or etiquette. It is a culturally defined phenomenon, and therefore what is considered polite in one culture can sometimes be quite rude or simply eccentric in another cultural context. While the goal of politeness is to make all of the parties relaxed and comfortable with one another, these...

Etiquette

Etiquette Etiquette is a code of behavior that delineates expectations for social behavior according to contemporary conventional norms within a society, social class, or group. The French word étiquette, literally signifying a tag or label, was used in a modern sense in English around 1750.[2] Etiquette is behaviour that assists survival...

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Free Love

Free Love Free love is a social movement that accepts all forms of love. The Free Love movement’s initial goal was to separate the state from sexual matters such as marriage, birth control, and adultery. It claimed that such issues were the concern of the people involved, and no one else.[1] Principles Much of the free...

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Racism : The Destruction of Humanity

Racism : The Destruction of Humanity In the April 1992 issue of Scientific American, Allan C. Wilson and Rebecca L. Cann published a study of DNA samples taken from people around the world. They write: ‘Our genetic comparisons convince us that all humans today can be traced along maternal lines...

Platonic Love

Platonic Love Platonic love (often lower-cased as platonic[1]) is a type of love, or close relationship, that is non-romantic. It is named after Greek philosopher Plato, though the philosopher never used the term himself. Platonic love as devised by Plato concerns rising through levels of closeness to wisdom and true beauty from carnal attraction to...

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Biological Basis Of Love

Biological Basis Of Love The theory of a biological basis of love has been explored by such biological sciences as evolutionary psychology, evolutionary biology, anthropology and neuroscience. Specific chemical substances such as oxytocin are studied in the context of their roles in producing human experiences and behaviors that are associated with...

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Religious Views On love

Religious Views On love Religious views on love vary widely between different religions. Specific religious views Abrahamic religions Christian Main articles: Agape “Divine Love”, Love of God in Christianity, Love of Christ,  Most Christians also believe that God is the source and essence of eternal love, even if in the New Testament the expression “God...

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Jewish Views On Love

Jewish Views On Love Judaism offers a variety of views regarding the love of God, love among human beings, and love for non-human animals. Love is a central value in Jewish ethics and Jewish theology. Love among human beings One of the core commandments of Judaism is “Love your neighbor as yourself” (Leviticus...

What Is Kama?

Kama Kama (काम) means “desire, wish, longing” in Hindu and Buddhist literature.[3] Kama often connotes sexual desire and longing in contemporary literature, but the concept more broadly refers to any desire, wish, passion, longing, pleasure of the senses, the aesthetic enjoyment of life, affection, or love, with or without sexual connotations.[4][5] Kama is one...

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Philosophy of Love

Philosophy of Love Philosophy of love is the field of social philosophy and ethics that attempts to explain the nature of love.[1] Current theories There are many different theories that attempt to explain what love is, and what function it serves. It would be very difficult to explain love to a hypothetical person who...

Human Bonding

Human Bonding Human bonding is the process of development of a close, interpersonal relationship between two or more people. It most commonly takes place between family members or friends,[1] but can also develop among groups, such as sporting teams and whenever people spend time together. Bonding is a mutual, interactive process, and is different from simple liking. It is the...

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Romance (love)

Romance (love) Romance is an emotional feeling of love for, or a strong attraction towards, another person, and the courtship behaviors undertaken by an individual to express those overall feelings and resultant emotions. Although the emotions and sensations of romantic love are widely associated with sexual attraction, romantic feelings can exist without expectation of physical consummation and be subsequently expressed. Historically,...

Agape “Divine Love”

Agape is Divine Love Agape (agapē) is a Greco-Christian term referring to love, “the highest form of love, charity” and “the love of God for man and of man for God”.[1] The word is not to be confused with philia, brotherly love, as it embraces a universal, unconditional love that transcends and...

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Love of God

Love of God In these bleak and inauspicious days, when our hearts are overwhelmed with enmity, when our spirits are sickened, when hatred and antagonism are out of control, it is crystal clear that we need love and mercy as we need water or air. We seem to have forgotten...

What Is Love of God?

What Is Love of God? Love of God can mean either love for God or love by God. Love for God (philotheia) is associated with the concepts of worship, and devotions towards God.[1]   The Greek term theophilia means the love or favour of God,[2] and theophilos means friend of God, originally in the sense of being loved by God or...

Prayers of Devotion

Prayers of Devotion Devotion also means a commitment or dedication to some purpose. Your devotion recycling is noble, but can you wait until I’ve read the newspaper? The plural noun devotions can have a religious meaning too, meaning prayers offered to God. Main articles: Marian Devotions, Rosary Devotions And Spirituality, Catholic Devotions, Anglican...

Humanity

Humanity As A Virtue

Humanity As A Virtue Humanity is a virtue associated with basic ethics of altruism derived from the human condition. Humanity differs from mere justice in that there is a level of altruism towards individuals included in humanity more so than the fairness found in justice.[1] That is, humanity, and the acts of love, altruism, and social intelligence are typically individual strengths...

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What Is Love?

What Is Love? Love is an intense feeling of deep affection. Love is when you choose to be at your best when the other person is not at their best. Love is when what you want is never important. But what the other person needs and wants is always paramount. If you truly love someone,...

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Kindness

What Is Kindness? Kindness is the act or the state of being kind, being marked by good and charitable behavior, pleasant disposition, and concern for others. It is known as a virtue, and recognized as a value in many cultures and religions  In philosophy According to book two of Aristotle’s...

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