Conscience in human life

Conscience in human life

What is conscience? This awareness of the responsibility, ability to make decisions and to work, proceeding from reasons of morality and morals. To estimate this art of itself and to bring up, punish and praise. The same as hungry will not convince himself of satiety, and tired and exhausted – that he is full of strength, and the conscience does not allow us to think that we arrived well if we arrived – badly.

Why it is necessary (and whether it is necessary?) to the person conscience?

For what this incorruptible judge and the controller of all his acts tormenting and convicting it is given it?

If people had no conscience, then the supervisor who would direct all our steps would be required for each of us, learned, brought up and watched each our act. Over us there is no this constant external control, but there is another – internal – our conscience.

We feel it when we are proud of ourselves or we suffer from awareness of own fault. We resort to it when we make the choice. Its voice directs us when we go on the Road of Life towards the aim. Here why to the person conscience – that ourselves could understand what happens to us and around us, and were guided by right reference points.

The factor as directing, controlling the conscience is inseparable from morals and morality. In it as in a mirror, kindness and honesty of the person, his motives and values, beliefs, will and character is reflected. And if he arrives against conscience – means also against himself too, changing himself and trampling on all the most important and expensive.

The conscience is cruel …

The court of conscience is ruthless. It is possible to deceive others, but not himself: before ourselves we are always extremely frank. Crossing line, we suffer and we experience immorality of the acts. In experiences the repentance, understanding of the debt and adoption of the correct decision is born.

… but the conscience is also indulgent

If in life of each person the conscience had such value, would be always impartial, our society would not know a lie and treachery and it was kinder and happier. Means, it is possible to agree with own conscience? If not to deceive, then to lull it into a false sense of security, to justify oneself, make a compromise.

The person, to facilitate to itself life and to reduce pangs of conscience, thought up many ways:

  1. It heats conscience in wine, entertainments and drugs, absolute indifference to everything.
  2. Suppresses it vanity and a formalism, routine of daily occurrence.
  3. Pays off. If I did not have relations with parents – so because they do not love me at all. If my knowledge is superficial and limited, I am badly educated and I do not seek to develop – so I and not the scientist, and I am not going to become the cleverest. And if I am dishonest, greedy or tough – so all such, all lie, steal and offend others.

Also these attempts to justify oneself and hide with experiences as lack of these experiences are not so terrible. Lack of internal force, moral core. Lack of conscience.

The conscience has to be dobra

But blindly it is not less dangerous to follow morals, than to ignore it. Moral standards are not given us ready, moral acts – always thoughtful, kind, got by respect for people around and care of them. Having arrived on conscience and having told the truth, sometimes it is possible to do irreparable harm to the person, his family and his relations with other people. And having made "kind" business or having given advice in some responsible moment of life – what risk we undertake?

Here the conscience role in human life is so difficult and ambiguous. Being formed under the influence of education and self-education, emotions and impressions, becoming stronger together with development of will and a personal position, it has to be firm and vigilantly, but at the same time is kind and sympathetic. And this quality it is necessary to cultivate in himself, measuring correctness of the acts by the internal principles and the interests of others, listening to a voice of the conscience. Sometimes this voice is silent and badly distinguishable, it sinks in noisy chaoses, is muffled by sounds of radio and the TV, killed by newspapers, magazines and an idle talk. But having remained alone with itself, we can hear it. And to remain true to and the conscience.


Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team