Human Values


Most basic universal human values  

Life itself   Common individual value, most basic universal core value.

Happiness   Common individual value, most basic universal core value.  

Love   Common individual value and social value, most basic universal core value.

Peace   Common individual and social value, circumstantial value.

Freedom   Common individual and social value, circumstantial value.

Safety   Common individual and social value, circumstantial value.

Intelligence   Common individual and social value, a virtual value.

Respect   Social value of the moral standard of respect.

Equality   Social value of the moral standard of equality.

Justice   Social value of the moral standard of justice.

Nature   Common value, physical value.

Human health   Common individual value, physical and mental value. 

Most basic natural human virtues  

Integrity needed to experience love and happiness, and implies reliability and truth.

Human-friendliness implies respect, helpfulness, reliability and creates peace.

Empathy causes helpfulness, sharing and respect, and needed to experience love. 

Loyalty implies respect, helpfulness, empathy and sharing.

Justice implies reliability, empathy and respect.

Modesty avoids or diminishes egocentrism, arrogance and greed. 

Respect for nature saves nature from human misuse, pollution and destruction

Responsibility-awareness avoids respectless behaviour.

Realism needed for responsible decisions and veracity.

Humane idealism needed for solidarity and unity of peoples in the world.

Positive creativity for prosperity and realization of universal human values.

Intelligence needed for understanding, human health, environment and prosperity. 

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