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Morale Code, has it passed us all?

Posted on: June 17, 2008 7:58 am
 
I bring this up thanks to NUFF CED

Here is the link that made me think about this.

http://www.sportsline.com/mcc/messa
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He made some great points, I mean let's talk about Baseball Stadiums where people are supposed to watch the game and not make-out, get totally wasted and make a jerk out of yourself and fall down the stadium steps. We have people in the stands where bra and panties (ok not that far, but with the outfits these days it might as well be in a bra and panties).

We have people who talk on their cell phones while at the game and in a airplane when we all know we can not do it! We have people in CT running into an elderly man nearly killing him and they just drive away, meanwhile 50+ people saw BOTH cars and the accident yet no one helped the elderly gentleman while he was laying on the pavement or even helped the Polive find the two idiots who hit the guy.

Please discuss!

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Since: Feb 6, 2007
Posted on: November 13, 2008 9:44 pm
 

Morale Code, has it passed us all?

this is unrelated but yawkee (or anyone else) could you tell me who the girl in your avatar is? thx



Since: Jun 23, 2008
Posted on: July 13, 2008 12:05 am
 

MLB at the break

Hey sports/life fans! Here we are at the unofficial mid-way point of the longest season in professional sports. Now there is much to discuss so post your thoughts on your feelings/views thus far. Me personally, I'm glad my NY Mets are H-O-T! With a 9th 'W' in a row on Sunday 07/13 & a Phillies loss, they can enter the break in first place. I'll be the first to say that I wanted them to throw in the towel & begin rebuilding for 2009 & beyond but their recent success is very welcome so long as they stop signing 52 year old has beens and give above market value and long term deals to over achieving 2B. I would LOVE to see some young talent a'la my favorite story so far this year, the very lovable Tampa Bay Rays. I understand that its very tough for a NY team to rebuild because of the demanding fans & unforgiving media, but the end result would win everybody back and then some. I'd love to hear your thoughts. Share the love, I'm looking to post some sexy avatars of my own so reply away!

On a more serious note, my deepest and sincerest condolences to the Murcer family and all Yankee family, friends & fans. Bobby was a class act and although I'm a Mets fan, I had very fond memories of him. I'm too young to remember watching him play but I did enjoy his commentary as a Yankee broadcaster. Bobby was a member of the MLB family and touched many hearts with his selflessness & dedication to numerous charities. Rest in peace Bobby. You'll be missed.




Since: Jun 23, 2008
Posted on: July 3, 2008 1:12 pm
 

Morale Code, has it passed us all?

I concur to a certain extent. Sadly our leaders have let us down in more ways than one. Time & time again, just like our athletes, our leaders are chasing the money, not the cause. But in my opinion, our current leaders probably are not doing anything other than what past leaders, including our founders, have done. Only now there is someone there to report it and get it out to the public minutes if not seconds after something happens. Our biggest problem is complacency. We need to get behind what we believe in and not let down until our passion is fulfilled. Our children have to see that in us in order to repeat that with thier offspring, so on and so forth. I recently had to sit through a very poorly made movie, "Idiocracy" (not sure how it made it on to my Netflix queue) but the message was not lost.  We need to make sure that we don't get lost in the moment and realize that everything, even the most minute decision or action, has reprecussions. As basic as it may seem, it's all about cause & effect.



Since: Mar 8, 2008
Posted on: July 3, 2008 11:36 am
 

Morale Code, has it passed us all?

I agree moral behavior starts at home but why are we parents going wrong? Where are we taking our direction from? One person suggested the entertainment industry, which I think sports is a part of. But I think it's the "leaders" of our country that we voted for. We continue to support people that aren't looking out for our best interests. I think we've been so disappointed for so long, we've just given up and joined the "me first" crowd. I think we've all lost hope in civil human behavior, accepted this situation and have quit trying to change it.



Since: Jun 23, 2008
Posted on: July 2, 2008 11:32 pm
 

Morale Code, has it passed us all?

Chivalry is dead & the media/entertainment industry pulled the trigger. Nice guys grew tired of finishing last. We can attribute our morality taking a dive to constant portrayals of the unscrupulous character always getting their way on the big & little screen. This has brought forth parents raising their children differently. And I haven't even brought up the lack of discipline nowadays. Today's youth are not challenged so they feel superior to everyone. I'm young myself, but old enough to remember when a look was all that was needed to scare you straight. Now a "look" will get you a roll of the eyes or a challenge. It begins at home. It's up to us to raise the next generation to be accountable for their actions.




Since: Jun 20, 2008
Posted on: June 20, 2008 8:42 pm
 

Morale Code, has it passed us all?

Great post as i agree with all the points you made. 

On a lighter note, who is that girl in your avatar picture? My curiosity is killing me.




Since: Nov 4, 2006
Posted on: June 17, 2008 1:43 pm
 

Morale...I have lots of it.

My 'morale' is quite low, usually when I am sitting at a red light, at a side street, at 3AM, and no one around. My morale gets much higher as as I consciously make the decision to run said red light, thereby saving aggravation and fuel.

I don't think the decline in morals have anything to do with drunken behavior, i.e. at a baseball game. We have been dealing with drunken idiots for centuries. But the running down of a pedestrian, and NOT STOP, is unconscionable. What makes that incident worse is that most all of the people just completely ignored the incident, or just stared. We have been suffering under the constant threat of litigation. No one gets involved because they are worried about getting sued. We need a good Samaritan law, like in Germany, that not only makes ignoring an accident a crime, but it also protects the people that try to help. The insularity of the public on a whole is disheartening at best.


DR LIONS
Since: Dec 2, 2007
Posted on: June 17, 2008 11:17 am
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Since: Jan 16, 2008
Posted on: June 17, 2008 10:48 am
 

Morale Code, has it passed us all?

I know I haven't always been the nicest guy in the world, but lets all stop and act civilized once in a while.

NufCed




Since: Feb 9, 2007
Posted on: June 17, 2008 8:56 am
 

Morale Code, has it passed us all?

I will add more since I was on the way out the door to go to work, so I could not add anything more.  I never understood where people's morales have gone, I mean to finish off my thought on the elderly gentleman who was struck by two cars in Hartford, CT a few weeks back because they were racing each other and they just sped off when they hit the man I mean that's just sickening!  People were litterally driving their cars around the gentleman who was laying in the street unable to move, HELLO STOP AND HELP!


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