collective conscience

collective conscience

the shared beliefs and associated moral attitudes which operate as a unifying force within a society As used especially by DURKHEIM, the term particularly refers to simpler societies based on mechanical solidarity, in which the DIVISION OF LABOUR is not advanced. In more complex societies, according to Durkheim, a shared collective conscience becomes less important, and social solidarity is based at least in part on reciprocity rather than likeness (see MECHANICAL AND ORGANIC SOLIDARITY). See also COLLECTIVE REPRESENTATION.
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He said that a system that has a history of putting prominent Kashmiri Hurriyat leader, Mohammad Maqbool Butt, on gallows without any fair trail and that hanged Mohammad Afzal Guru too on pretext of satisfying so-called collective conscience of Indians could only be called as partial and biased.
It was always at the back of our minds that she would hit our collective conscience with her fearless struggle against injustice and we will all feel guilty just because we don't work like her, fearlessly and purposefully.
According to Kashmir Media Service, the JRL comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik in a statement issued in Srinagar said, "A human (Muhammad Afzal Guru) was secretly put to gallows in 2013 on petty pretext of satisfying the collective conscience of Indian people, without giving him a last chance to meet his family and handing over his corpse to them for last rites.
The condemnatory literature/material published in national newspapers and uploaded on social networking sites like Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter, etc, as well as the collective response to the Kasur tragedy all over the country have shaken our collective conscience.
But can we also make some space in our collective conscience for the other victims of the Holocaust as the Nazis sought to eliminate those they deemed to be subhuman, the so-called Untermenschen, from the Third Reich?
A sharp increase has been witnessed in reporting of incident of such nature ever since the brutal rape and murder of eight-year-old Zainab in Kasur district of Punjab that shook the collective conscience of the nation earlier this month.
In a statement on Wednesday, Syed Ali Gilani said that the recent incident of molestation and murder of a minor girl in Kathua has shaken the collective conscience of the Kashmiri people.
It calls for immediate goading to wake up the individual and collective conscience from slumber and criminal negligence.
On political processes, most of us have killed individual and collective conscience.
Accountability has taken root in our collective conscience," said UN Secretary General AntAaAaAeAenio Guterres of the court's legacy at a ceremony in The Hagu
Rohingya refugee"However, we must also understand that the apathetic denial and grim violations of even the very basic of human rights to the Palestinians, the Kashmiris and Rohingyas continue to call in question the collective conscience of the international community," Prime Minister Abbasi said.
In these cases we look for a scapegoat, we ease our collective conscience this way but an individual can't solve the problems.

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