Respect

[Revised entry by Robin S. Dillon on February 4, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Respect has great importance in everyday life. As children we are taught (one hopes) to respect our
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[Revised entry by Robin S. Dillon on February 4, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Respect has great importance in everyday life. As children we are taught (one hopes) to respect our parents, teachers, and elders, school rules and traffic laws, family and cultural traditions, other people's feelings and rights, our country's flag and leaders, the truth and people's differing opinions. And we come to value respect for such things; when we're older, we may shake our heads (or fists)...

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