Research shows that most people think strict parenting produces better-behaved kids however, research studies on discipline consistently show that strict, or authoritarian, child-raising actually produces kids with lower self esteem who behave worse than other kids -- and therefore get punished. In the strict father family, father knows best and he has the moral authority the children and spouse have to defer to him, and when they disobey, he has the right to punish them so they will. In strict father morality, it is the father who controls sexuality and reproduction where the church has political control, there are laws that require parental and spousal notification in the. That morality and authority go together, that the strict father knows right from wrong so that if you want to see who's better than who, you look at who beat who.
The strict father model, for instance, contains a little-discussed clause requiring that once a child matures, the parent's authority ends, and any effort to assert authority then will be seen as meddling. In strict father morality, it is the father who controls sexuality and reproduction where the church has political control, there are laws that require parental and spousal notification in the case of proposed abortions. The strict father worldview is so named because according to its own beliefs, the father is the head of the family the nurturant parent worldview is gender neutral both parents are equally responsible for raising the children.
He made the same claim as haidt that politics is fundamentally shaped by our moral sense, but unlike haidt he asserted, a little confusingly, that our morality was decided by one of two moral frameworks – on the right something called a strict father morality and on the left a nurturant parent model, these models are deeply cognitively. Moral politics: how liberals and conservatives think is a 1996 book by cognitive linguist george lakoffit argues that conservatives and liberals hold two different conceptual models of moralityconservatives have a strict father model in which people are made good through self-discipline and hard work, everyone is taken care of by taking care of themselves. According to lakoff, conservatives view society through a “strict father” family point of view—families are led by an authoritarian father who protects them from a terrible, dangerous world. Submission statement george lakoff is a cognitive linguist that has focused on the role and importance of language and metaphor in politics he believes that the conservatives are drawn to strict father metaphors, while liberals to nurturing parent metaphors. He was a man who stood strong and nudged the moral dial of a nation in the right direction and he did it all with a bouncing ball he was dad — a man who could be strict and who became a.
Thus, one can have strict father morality at home and nurturant parent morality in politics -- and the reverse and finally, the strict father model does not rule out strict mothers though, it is based on a masculine family model, women can use that model. As lakoff writes, strict father morality applies to all the domains—individual liberty and self-interest, world power, business, and society at first glance, the metaphor of the nation as a family is heartwarming. There are many voters who have the strict father morality view their view of what is right is whatever the strict father says the person who is in charge is in charge because he is disciplined. Lakoff argues that major differences between political conservatives and liberals are rooted in these moral metaphors, with conservatives supporting a legal system based on strict father morality while liberals prefer a government that employs nurturant parent morality.
Take back america george lakoff rockridge institute and uc berkeley wwwrockridgeinstituteorg the rockridge institute a new think tank whose mission is to reframe public debate from a progressive perspective to join the new a strict father is a moral authority who runs the family—. It is the principle of the morality of reward and punishment, which is at the heart of strict father morality to place restrictions on that principle is to strike at the heart of conservative ethics and the conservative way of life. If conservative politics rests on strict father morality, the national family must be seen as a moral family and the rules by which the national family operates must be seen as moral otherwise, the legitimacy of all forms of governmental authority is called into question.
When abstracted to the level of national governance, strict father morality assumes that protection of citizen-children is best exacted through the exercise of military strength and maintenance of traditional moral virtues. Strict father morality assigns highest priorities to such things as moral strength (the self-control and self-discipline to stand up to external and internal evils), respect for and obedience to authority, the setting and following of strict guidelines and behavioral norms, and so on. In the final analysis, whether stoic ethics is a refined version of strict father morality comes down, i think, to the question of whether for stoicism the nurturance group of metaphors reflected in the account of nature as providence is subordinate to the strength group of metaphors related to virtue.
Strict father morality allows one to impose experiential harm on others in the name of the abstract metaphorical principle that morality is strength in short, strict father morality allows you to hurt people in the name of morality. There is a common metaphor that immorality is illegality, and that acting against strict father morality (the only kind off morality recognized) is being immoral. Translating morality metaphor1 translating the morality conceptual metaphor in the speeches of us presidents clinton (1993) and bush (2001) in the un general assembly translating morality metaphor2 abstract conceptual metaphor is a tool that the human mind uses to comprehend abstract concepts and perform abstract reasoning strict father. The problem, lakoff says, is that we have different conceptions of the family, with conservatives embracing a “strict father” model and liberals embracing a caring, empathetic and “nurturing.
In the strict-father worldview, he explains, the father is the ultimate authority, he knows right from wrong, his job is to protect the family and so he's the strongest person, and because he. The strict father model is discussed by george lakoff in his books, including moral politics, don't think of an elephant, the political mind, and whose freedom in these books, the strict father model is contrasted with the nurturant parent model. There is a lot of strict-father thought in the unconscious values of americans how much, i don’t know whether there’s an equal amount of progressive thought, i don’t know. Morality/ethics every sitcom of this era always taught a moral lesson in each show the andy griffith show was certainly a leader in teaching parenting/citizen morality and ethical behavior.