Input: Über den Zusammenhang zwischen persönlicher Moral und gesellschaftlichem Wohlergehen

Thomas K. Johnson, wohnhaft in Prag, reflektiert über die Empörung einer ukrainischen Grossmutter. Der frühere ukrainische Präsident zügelte Milliarden Dollars ab, und ihre Enkelkinder leiden an Mangelernährung.

In our era many are determined to claim there is no direct connection between personal moral choices and the well-being of society. Not only do many deny that moral choices have consequences in our personal lives; our societies seem determined to deny any causal link that might exist between personal moral choices and the health of entire societies. But this moral foolishness is shown to be foolish when a smart grandmother thinks about the nutrition of the grandchildren. The moral (or immoral) choices of Yanukovych mean malnutrition.

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