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Members of a society are expected to adhere to societal values for the following reasons...

WAEC 2018

Members of a society are expected to adhere to societal values for the following reasons except?

  • A. enhancement of development
  • B. Improvement of self dignity
  • C. reduction of social vices
  • D. relegation of morality
Correct Answer: Option D

Importance of Values ​​in Society:

Help to progress;Individual values ​​help individuals to move toward perfection or as close as they can be to it. It is important that people constantly move forward in their lives. In this way it is possible that productivity is feasible and that achievements can be realized.

Expand the identity of a society and culture; Values ​​have many social functions. Those values ​​that derive from common experience unite families, tribes, societies and nations.When values ​​are implemented, societal standards can be maintained. Values ​​are the fabric that creates culture; If people lie, cheat and steal, the culture of society will not be healthy.

Change human behavior;The behavior of people can be changed through a system of values. Thanks to this, it is possible for people to change their behavior for the better. Values ​​are an effective way of correcting and reforming negative behaviors in individuals and in a society.

Facilitate socialization; Values ​​are transferred and transmitted to children during their primary and secondary socialization. It is quite complicated to make an adult learn new values, that is why they are instilled in children.

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