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Welcome to the Universal Virtues and Interpath Dialogue Forum.

 

Depending on the source, virtue is defined as:
General moral excellence; right action and thinking; goodness or morality; a specific moral quality regarded as good or meritorious.

"Do only that which is right."

 

Examples of virtues and other universal concepts which influence human nature, the human condition or our own state of being are:


Humility
Kindness
Temperance
Chasity
Patience
Charity
Diligence
Discipline
Dutifulness
Mercy
Wisdom
Honesty
Honor
Loyalty
Respect
Benevolence
Courage

Sincerity

etc.

 

Broad concepts with no equivalent translation to English:

Agape

Ahimsa

Bushida

Karuna

Metta
Mudita

Nirvana

Ubuntu
Upekkha

 

Other related/adjacent:

Anima

Conscience

Essence

Karma

Spirit

Soul

Superconscience

 

**A very nice resource list of virtues and their definitions is located here.

 

Does your topic...

  • Focus on how abc applies to a specific belief system or ideology only? Not universal. --> Post in the Interfaith Academia area.
  • Focus on the existence of abc or propose to find proof of evidence about abc or present abc as a theory?  Problematic fundamentals. --> Post in Philosophical Talk.
  • Focus on how abc applies to government or societal regulations and restrictions? Perhaps best suited in --> Social Issues, Ethics and Government

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