What does morally conscious mean?
The inner sense of what is right or wrong in one’s conduct or motives, impelling one toward right action: to follow the dictates of conscience. the complex of ethical and moral principles that controls or inhibits the actions or thoughts of an individual.
Wat betekent moreel bewustzijn?
Het innerlijke gevoel van wat goed of verkeerd is in iemands gedrag of motieven, dat iemand aanzet tot juist handelen: het dictaat van het geweten volgen. Het complex van ethische en morele principes dat de handelingen of gedachten van een individu beheerst of afremt.
From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English:
THE UNTOUCHABILITY OF AN ICON
Perhaps a bit comparable to Diederik Stapel, in a different context and a different era: 1969?
The perception: the halo of perfection and the consequence: he is on thin ice.
This BBC video is on the website because it is about power relations with particularly curious facts.
Half the television sets in America were tuned in to the episodes, as the special status is explained in the video, and then you get sex that derails and clashes with morality, with particularly dire consequences.
The video also shows the difficulty of breaking through the unapproachability
The way Bill Cosby acted is similar to the object of the paper study mentioned in the introduction.
Does one want such things to happen in a society?
Should one not clearly distance oneself and acknowledge that bad mistakes have been made?
25 jan. 2019
Though Bill Cosby is awaiting sentencing after being convicted in his sexual assault retrial, one consequence is already happening: His status as one of the most admired men in the world will never be the same.
Gepubliceerd op 26 apr. 2018
Bill Cosby has been found guilty of three counts of aggravated indecent assault, which means the next step for the disgraced comedian is to wait for his sentencing hearing. Cosby was forced to surrender his passport, ordered not to leave Pennsylvania and will be fitted with a GPS tracker. Cosby is facing a maximum 30 years in prison — 10 years for each charge of which he was found guilty.
Gepubliceerd op 29 apr. 2018
13 feb. 2019
Bill Cosby hasn’t seen his wife or children since entering a maximum security Pennsylvania prison four months ago. His only contact with the outside world is Andrew Wyatt, his spokesman and self-proclaimed right-hand man who recently spoke with NBC10.
Wyatt provided a glimpse of Cosby’s new life behind bars. The 81-year-old’s routine is a far cry from his previous days when many considered the comedian “America’s dad.”
Now, the former Hollywood star rinses off his food during every meal to reduce his sodium intake. He wakes up at 3:30 a.m. to do pushups and situps in his cell before breakfast.
COSBY SPEAKS OUT: After our story was published, Cosby responded from prison. In a message dictated to his wife Camille, Cosby said he will “never have remorse” for his crimes because he maintains that he was a victim of entrapment. Read more of his comments here: http://on.nbc10.com/UpuAv6B
The end of the video is at 4’15” To Be Continued, there are some repeats of passages. Please skip this and go to the next video.