Greater Good

Greater Good

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Happiness
Happiness is one of those traits which is described as both a mental and emotional state. For example, you can mentally be happy at an event or for someone else while your overarching m...

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Freedom
Freedom is an elusive concept because it means different things to different people. The fact that it can be interpreted differently is, ironically, down to the freedom we have over our...

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Human Rights
At their simplest, human rights are a number of social norms that are in place to protect individuals from one another and larger organisations, such as big businesses or the state. The...

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Climate Change
According to a widespread scientific consensus, there has been a rise in global average temperatures that have coincided with industrialisation. As such, it is a human-made problem that...

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Equality
The word equality has its root in the Latin term for knights – or equites – which meant propertied men who, unlike common foot soldiers, had sufficient wealth to ride into battle on a h...

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Volunteering
In essence, volunteering is an altruistic pursuit that means offering one's skills, labour or resources to another person or group without any reward in return. It is often tied up with...

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Charity
Charity is usually defined as a voluntary human act which means giving time, money or a resource to someone, or a group, that is need of it without asking for anything in return. As suc...

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Animal Welfare
Concerned with the welfare of all animals, other than human-beings, animal welfare is a political and social movement that started as early as the seventeenth century. In 1822, a bill w...

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Social Action
The concept was first pioneered by the sociologist Max Weber and is, therefore, sometimes referred to as Weberian social action to distinguish it from other theories that lay behind soc...

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Sustainability
Simply put, sustainability is the factor we look for in order for something to go on existing forever. It impacts on social activities and institutions as well as healthcare matters. Su...
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