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Gift giving during a South Indian wedding. Kindness is the act or the state of being kind, being marked by good and charitable behavior, pleasant disposition , and concern for others. It is known as a virtue , and recognized as a value in many cultures and religions (see ethics in religion ). Research has shown that acts of kindness does not only benefit receivers of the kind act, but also the giver, as a result of the release of neurotransmitters responsible for feelings of contentment and relaxation when such acts are committed. [ 1 ] [ edit ] In philosophy
Religious views on love vary widely between different religions. [ edit ] Specific religious views [ edit ] Bahá'í
Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. La zakât ou zakat ou zakkat ( زَكَاة zakāt ) ; mot arabe traduit par « aumône », est le troisième des piliers de l'islam Le musulman est tenu de calculer chaque année lunaire ( hégire ) ce montant et de le donner aux plus pauvres dans son pays de résidence. Historiquement, dans les pays islamiques, c'était l’État qui récoltait la zakât et qui la redistribuait. Buts [ modifier ] Purifier le croyant de son éventuelle attirance malsaine pour les biens, limiter l’ avarice et la convoitise.
Solidarity is unity (as of a group or class) that produces or is based on community of interests, objectives, and standards. [ 1 ] It refers to the ties in a society that bind people together as one. The term is generally employed in sociology and the other social sciences . What forms the basis of solidarity varies between societies. In simple societies it may be mainly based around kinship and shared values. In more complex societies there are various theories as to what contributes to a sense of social solidarity. [ 1 ] [ edit ] Durkheim
Generosity is the habit of giving without expecting anything in return. It can involve offering time, assets or talents to aid someone in need. Often equated with charity as a virtue , generosity is widely accepted in society as a desirable trait.
Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Dans le langage ordinaire, la charité est une vertu qui porte à désirer et à faire le bien du prochain. C'est un acte inspiré par l'amour du prochain, bienfait, aumône [ 1 ] . Dans le langage des théologiens, amour surnaturel de Dieu pour lui-même et du prochain comme créature de Dieu [ 2 ] .
In Christian theology charity , latin caritas , is by Thomas Aquinas understood as "the friendship of man for God", which "unites us to God". He holds it as "the most excellent of the virtues ". [ 1 ] Further, Aquinas holds that "the habit of charity extends not only to the love of God, but also to the love of our neighbor". [ 2 ] Some [ who?
Compassion personified: a statue at the Epcot center in Florida Compassion is the understanding or empathy for the suffering of others. It is regarded as a fundamental part of human love , and a cornerstone of greater social interconnection and humanism —foundational to the highest principles in philosophy, society, and personhood . Compassion is often regarded as emotional in nature, and there is an aspect of compassion which regards a quantitative dimension, such that individual's compassion is often given a property of "depth," "vigour," or " passion ."
Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : solidarité , sur le Wiktionnaire La solidarité est un lien social d'engagement et de dépendance réciproques entre des personnes ainsi tenues à l'endroit des autres, généralement des membres d’un même groupe liés par une communauté de destin (famille, village, profession, entreprise, nation, etc.).
Giving alms to the poor is often considered an altruistic action in many cultures and religions. Altruism or selflessness is the principle or practice of concern for the welfare of others. It is a traditional virtue in many cultures and a core aspect of various religious traditions, though the concept of "others" toward whom concern should be directed can vary among cultures and religions. Altruism or selflessness is the opposite of selfishness . Altruism can be distinguished from feelings of duty and loyalty . Altruism is a motivation to provide something of value to a party who must be anyone but one's self, while duty focuses on a moral obligation towards a specific individual (e.g., a god , a king ), or collective (e.g., a government ).