DIGNITY in Depth: A Daring Delight

A checklist by Francisco Gomes de Matos, a peace linguist from Recife, Brazil

Any concept, subject or topic can be investigated, researched in depth. If we probe dignity, for instance, we can see how multidimensional it is.

Ever thought of composing a checklist featuring approaches to dignity, perspectives and views of it, insights into it? Here is the outcome of my brainstorming. Do join in, by adding to the listing and do reflect on the items therein.

Dignity can be probed …

  • anthropologically
  • artistically
  • communicatively
  • educationally
  • economically
  • ethnographically
  • environmentally
  • historically
  • human rights(ly) -From a Human Rights perspective
  • legally
  • linguistically
  • literarily
  • nonkillingly-oriented – From a Nonkilling view
  • peace-orientedly – From a Peace perspective
  • philosophically
  • pragmatically
  • psychologically
  • semiotics
  • sociologically
  • spiritually
  • technologically
  • visually

(received Dec. 21, 2010)

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