value system

value system
a) A hierarchy of values that all moral agents possess, demonstrated by their choices. Most peoples value systems differ, making the imposition of a singular value system by the state a source of constant social warfare. This is an individualistic concept. Ones value system is molded by ones virtues or vices.
b) A persons standards and self-discipline set, based on the common sense and wisdom of knowing what the proper moral rules and discipline are, and the amount of willingness to see themselves and others abide by them.
See Also: moral code

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