Guilt Is Mankind’s Great Regulator
We all a know a guilty face when we see one! How do you feel about guilt? An on-line article from ABC news says guilt is good "...many people regard guilt as an unnecessary, even harmful, emotion. Self-help authors have made careers offering advice on guilt-free living. But now psychologists argue that guilt has gotten a bum rap... psychologists like Suffolk University professor Jane Bybee say, Guilt is useful, because it gets people to regret the wrong they do, and correct it......as parents, we want our kids to feel guilt ... because guilt, say the experts, makes you less inclined to cheat, steal, or do drugs. Research shows kids who have a little guilt are better citizens. They're getting better grades in school, engaging in more volunteer work, they're less prone to racist attitudes"