“A home with a loving and loyal husband and wife is the supreme setting in which children can be reared in love and righteousness and in which the spiritual and physical needs of children can be met.”It was Aristotle, in his Social Philosophy who has outlined the significance of household in society. In keeping with him, the household is the premise for neighborhood, however he doesn’t adequately set up the importance of the person and the intrinsic goodness of marriage and household. The prevalence and sovereignty of the political regime overshadow the household.Right this moment, the entire Catholic neighborhood celebrates The Feast of the Holy Household. The Holy Household, based on the church is the proper instance of what each household ought to be. Nonetheless, the household now-a-days is being confronted with a number of challenges which places the household in a dilemma.You is likely to be asking your self, what will be the doable challenges for the household immediately? There are a number of doable challenges for the household and amongst these totally different challenges are the next:
IndividualismIndividualism is virtually an ideology, a social outlook that emphasizes the ethical price of the person. This college of thought technically favors and uplifts the person as an entity that doesn’t want or require different family members. The varsity of thought the place I’m nice and may survive with out the assistance of different people that encompass me.HedonismPleasure is the only real or chief good in life. This college of thought or ideology focuses extra on reaching pleasure. For so long as an motion offers pleasure, whether or not it’s bodily or emotionally, I don’t want to fret about what others would say, suppose, or do. My intention as a person is solely to attain the very best type or diploma of enjoyment.Each these ideologies are thought-about threats within the household as a result of they begin dysfunctionalism within the household itself. Dysfunctionalism within the household construction is rooted as each ideologies are inclined to take away the opposite family members, these ideologies don’t contemplate the opposite family members, and since these two ideologies or faculties of thought focuses extra on the person individual, residing an remoted life the place he doesn’t have to work together, and even fear about having a harmonious relationship with different people or family members.The household construction is slowly being ruined and being destroyed by such ideologies that makes it arduous for fogeys to have the ability to educate their youngsters fundamental ethics and for the youngsters to have a grasp of what’s proper and what’s mistaken. The teachings of hedonism and individualism flip to twist ideas of proper and mistaken, of fine or unhealthy, and so forth.That is the brand new problem for households immediately. How can dad and mom have the ability to make the household work as one unit, the solidarity and unity of the household is now being swept away and being eradicated by the idea of Individualism, the place I don’t anymore see myself as working with the opposite family members however working as a single particular person? Hedonism however, destroys the unity of the household by pushing idea that I might solely observe my dad and mom or work with different members of the family for so long as the duty is pleasurable but when I do not discover pleasure in it, then I might not do it. Given each ideas, how can we now increase our youngsters and the way can we educate them the worth of household?
The problem of the household is a problem for all of us. A problem that will trigger the full dysfunctionalism of society. That is one thing that we, as a nation, as a rustic ought to face and resolve. A problem that’s not solely current within the Philippines but additionally in households positioned in different nations and nations.