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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The cries of Kashmiris seem to have no effect on the Muslim world's collective conscience. In a world of interests and personal advantages, expecting someone to take your side in trying times, while compromising their personal gains, is nothing more than living in a fool's paradise.
I had said that the collective conscience and the institutional memory of the court as a venerable institution will guide all judges of the country.
In a Save Our Soul (SOS) like tweet, Chairman All Parties Hurriate Conference Syed Ali Geelani has jolted the collective conscience of rulers of 50 plus members of Organisation of Islamic Countries (OIC) against the policy of 'Ethnic Cleansing' by the BJP government of Nrendra Modi in the Indian held state of Jammu and Kashmir.
There are photographs whose value far exceeds thousands of words, whose pixels prick our collective conscience, whose focus changes the way we look at our world.
Where is our collective conscience when underfed children learn under trees as governors and county executives live in mansions and ride in fuel guzzlers?
"Nationalism must be a realistic practice rather than glamorous slogans, pompous words or posts on social media websites", the statement said, describing genuine patriotism as a collective conscience linking the people of Bahrain in all its categories through the common denominators of land, religion, culture and history.
Media is, in fact, supposed to be society's synteresis, empowering the collective conscience of communities with knowledge to judge the right from the wrong by offering perspective, objectivity and a frame of reference in a monomaniac world marred by turmoil, prejudice and tunnel vision.
He said the courts have acquitted the accused in the decades-old fake cases long back but even after acquittal the authorities again try to dig out these dead horses to quench the thirst of the collective conscience.
ACJ Mahase added that Justice Hlajoane who was like a fountain that natured the seeds of integrity, civility and work ethic, professionalism and collective conscience has ceased to function.
The sad fact is that Ori Ansbacher's brutal murder did not shock the collective conscience of the Jewish people.
Mushaal, in a statement issued here on Sunday, said, 'Mohammad Maqbool Butt was secretly sent to gallow at Tihar Jail in New Delhi; however, his sacrifice has got etched in our collective conscience striving for right to self-determination.
In a statement issued today, HRCP has said that, 'Today, more than ever, the human rights movement in Pakistan needs a collective conscience. Undoubtedly, were Asma Jahangir still with us, she would have continued to speak up against curbs on freedom of assembly, freedom of movement and freedom of expression.

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