Cultural And Social Values II


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In today’s class, we will be talking more about cultural and social values. Enjoy the class!

Cultural and Social Values II

Cultural and Social Values

Societal values

Value means the worth or importance of something, it also means the importance, worth or usefulness of something.

Importance of values
  1. Values guide human behaviour.
  2. Values give purpose and direction to our lives.
  3. Human values promote positive relationships among people.
  4. Values help in decision making.
  5. Values modify our attitudes and feelings toward others.
Factors that promote good values
  • Consistency: It means keeping the same principles.
  • Confidence: The ability to have faith or a strong belief in something or someone.
  • Tolerance: It means accepting other’s opinions, beliefs, customs, behaviour, etc.
  • Fairness: It means the virtue of being Just.
Types of values
  • Honesty: This is the quality of being truthful.
Attributes/qualities of honesty
  • Loyalty
  • Warmth
  • Honest Communication
  • Reliability
  • Respect
Benefits of honesty
  1. People can defend an honest person
  2. One can be entrusted with responsibilities.
  3. An honest person is liked by everyone
  4. An Honest person gets favour.
Consequences of dishonesty
  1. Examination Malpractices
  2. Cheating
  3. Robbery
  4. Vandalism
  5. Stealing
Other types of values are:
  • Justice
  • Selflessness
  • Contentment
  • Diligence
  • Obedience.


In our next class, we will be talking about Socialization.  We hope you enjoyed the class.

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