Patriotism, Cooperation, Tolerance, Self-Reliance, Honesty.

Welcome to class. Today, we will be discussing some civic values.

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Patriotism: Patriotism means loving your country and being willing to defend it against its enemies whenever there is the need. It is an emotional attachment to a nation which an individual recognize as their homeland. A patriot is that person who is very concerned about the welfare of his people. He/She will do everything to see that his people are comfortable and happy.

Courage: Courage is the choice and willingness to confront agony, pain, danger, uncertainty or intimidation. Courage is the display of confidence, focus, orderly behavior and decent acts in the face of unpleasant challenges and unfavourable things. Courage is an act of showing strength when a person otherwise would be afraid. It can also be described as the ability to do something good without fear or favour.

Discipline: Discipline is the practice of training people to obey rules and regulations and punishing them if they fail to do so. It is also the method of training the mind and controlling one’s behaviour in a particular area of activity. It also refers to the ability to exercise control over oneself, other people and things. It is the practice of training oneself and others to obey rules and orders and punishing them if they do not.

Contentment: Contentment is the decision of someone to be satisfied with what he or she has in life. Contentment is a mental or emotional state of satisfaction drawn from being at ease in one’s situation, body and mind. It means being satisfied with one’s possession, status or situation, though they might be insignificant.

Contentment is the absence of greed, selfishness and theft. It is the quality that prevents people from taking what belongs to other people. It is a virtue that helps people overcome the temptation or the urge to steal.

Integrity: Integrity is the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles. A person is said to have integrity when the person is seen to be honest, not corrupt, upright, inspiring and fair in his actions. When a person is of good behaviour and does not cheat others. He or she doesn’t receive bribe, shuns evil practices, truthful and transparent in all activities.

Self-Reliance: Self-reliance is the ability to do things by oneself. It is the state of being independent. It is the act of relying on oneself for what one needs in life. It is the ability to make decisions by yourself without the need of other people to help you. For example, when you work independently without the need of others, it means you are self-reliant. It is the total process of conceiving an idea, setting a target, working towards the target and achieving the target. A self-reliant person achieves his or her goals without the assistance of other people. Self-reliance can also be defined as the capacity to capacity to manage one’s own affairs, make one’s own judgment and provide for oneself.

Right Attitude to Work: Attitude to work refers to the way or manner in which we attend to our duties. Progress in any nation depends on how its citizens do their work. When they work hard, come to work on time and being honest, they are said to have the right attitude to work. These attributes are acceptable societal values. Attitude to work makes for success or failure in private or government establishments or institutions. The right attitude to work ensures success in an organisation, while the wrong attitude to work brings about failure.

Cooperation: Cooperation simply means working together to the same end. Cooperation is the process of group of individuals working together for the purpose of achieving a common goal. Cooperation is the means whereby people combine resources together for the purpose of achieving a common interest. Cooperation is the process of working or acting together with willingness to help out to achieve a common goal. Cooperation is the act of doing things together. It also means working together to achieve a goal. Another name for cooperation is togetherness. It also refers to the willingness of people to work together as a team in order to achieve set goals and objectives.

Justice: Justice can be defined d as a just behaviour or treatment. It also means being fair with the society, in other words. Justice means punishing actions or words that are wrong and upholding things that are good.

Self-control;-This is the ability to regulate one’s emotions, thoughts, and behaviour in the face of temptations and desire. As an executive function, self-control is a cognitive process that is necessary for regulating one’s behaviour in order to achieve specific goals.

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