Because we act with others on a day to day basis (our social nature), our personal moral responsibility is often shared. Pope Blessed John Paul II states that because of human solidarity, our individual sins affect others in some way. “Every sin can undoubtedly be considered as social sin.”
The social dimension includes measures taken by governments to help students, especially from socially disadvantaged groups, in financial and economic aspects and to provide them with guidance and counselling services with a view to widening access.
Examples of Social sin may include War and Poverty. These effects damage entire communities and countries. War is a state of armed conflict between different countries or different groups within a country.
Examples of social structure include family, religion, law, economy, and class.
Every sin has a personal dimension because every sin is the result of a real human person’s making a free decision to disobey God’s law. All sin also had a social dimension, this is clear for sins such as murder and theft because of the immediate harm they cause other people.
Sociocultural Perspective states that much of your behavior and feelings are dictated by the culture you live in. Think about how your culture greets one another – can you think of a way another culture might do this differently? Does your culture value the individual or the group?
The social dimension is a pillar for quality, attractiveness and competitiveness of the EHEA. Creating equal opportunities for all students fosters social cohesion, reduces inequalities and raises levels of competences, which in turn benefits society as a whole.
As you read these verses, study them to see why social injustice is a sin, according to the Word: Proverbs 31: 8-9 — “Open your mouth for the mute, for the rights of all who are destitute. Open your mouth, judge righteously, defend the rights of the poor and needy.”
Social Sin is a personal sin which has an effect on others around you.
A social structure can become a structure of sin when it acts as a barrier to the common good instead of promoting the common good by protecting human life and human rights.
Holmes (2013:9-11) proposes the four social dimensions differ from previous linguist, namely social distance, status scale, formality scale, and two functional scales.
The social dimension of education goes far beyond interpersonal relationships and developing the social skills which will support students throughout their lives. Education itself supports the social system; it supports its citizens’ collective ideals and goals.
Social dimension not only ensures economical benefits for the society, but also produces social benefits. Both of these benefits can be proved by evidence based data. Another important outcome of social dimension is ensuring the values of social mobility and justice, as education is a human right.
[Social sin includes] every sin against the rights of the human person, starting with the right to life, including that of life in the womb, and every sin against the physical integrity of the individual; every sin against the freedom of others, especially against the supreme freedom to believe in God and worship him; …
Effects of original sin
Original sin affects individuals by separating them from God, and bringing dissatisfaction and guilt into their lives. On a world scale, original sin explains such things as genocide, war, cruelty, exploitation and abuse, and the “presence and universality of sin in human history”.
What are some examples of sin?
They are typically ordered as: pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath, and sloth.