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Are We Dignifiers? A Serious Self-Test

by Francisco Gomes de Matos, a peace linguist and human rights educator from Recife, Brazil.
Does SOCIETY educate for DIGNITY? Why/Why not ?
Have we been educated for DIGNITY? Why/Why not ?
Are we DIGNIFIERS? Why/Why not ?

Who do we want to DIGNIFY? Why? Where? When? How?

What do we want to DIGNIFY? Why? Where? When? How?

How do we dignify LIFE?
How do we dignify LIVING?
How do we dignify HUMANKIND?
How do we dignify HUMAN RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES?
How do we dignify NATURE?
How do we dignify ANIMALS?

How do we dignify our thoughts, our ideas, our creations, our communication systems, our uses of languages, our organizations, our educational systems?

Are we DIGNIFIERS or just MAGNIFIERS or MYSTIFIERS? Why?

Are we DIGNIFIERS? Please apply this self-test as seriously as you can, so you´ll dignify the psychological instrument used here.

Thank you.

Francisco

(received February 14, 2011)

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