What does it feel like to be respected?
What are some respectful behaviors?
An agent who avoids wrongful action, however, merely out of fear of punishment, accrues no moral credit for his reform -- he has become more , at best, not more righteous.
How important is respect in our lives? Why?
In moral philosophy, theorists have also focused on connectionsbetween self-respect and various virtues and vices, such as self-trust(Borgwald 2012, Govier 1993), justice (Bloomfield 2011), honesty(Mauri 2011), benevolence (Andrew 2011), humility (Dillon 2015, Grenberg 2010),self-forgiveness (Holmgren 1998, Dillon 2001), self-improvement(Johnson 2011), general immorality (Bagnoli 2009, Bloomfield 2008),and arrogance (Dillon 2003, 2007, forthcoming).
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Wrongs that are "merely" moral in nature have no legal remedy, although religions traditionally envision severe punishments, including torture, in the hereafter for what now look like trivial infractions -- for instance, in Mediaeval Islam, women who have done no more than shown their hair to strangers may endure posthumous torments.
Mrs. Manley's Procedures LMS 8-B
Civil wrongs generally warrant financial compensation, although some of the assessment may be in the form of "punitive" damages, which are intended as punishment -- although still no more than financial in nature.
Cat restrained in preparation for some diabolic"testing"
Or, according to , there are no truly wrongful actions; and someone doing what you don't like simply means that they may need to deal with your displeasure, retaliation, or revenge.