Digest of terms
Accumulating experience about how human beings can and should best relate to each other, to other living creatures and the environment. It comprises a plurality of starting points and includes both secular and religious sources. Amongst its most evident values are fairness, freedom, love and truth and their opposites: abuse, craving, discrimination, and war.
Moral capital may alternatively be defined more narrowly to refer to individual character and capacity which is socially inherited.
The website www.moralcapital.info deliberately uses the term inclusively. It also plays with the metaphorical meaning of a centre point for Moral Education that is designed to gain recognition from ever-widening use and mutual regard.