Even when Americans are spurred to social action by a major disaster, interest wanes relatively quickly.
Barry Schwartz, a professor of social theory and social action at Swarthmore College, talked about a new framework for morality.
World changes, as evidenced by events like the Arab Spring, are increasingly driven by social action.
Here, we are told, is a means of social action that works in achieving the social goals to which pacifists aspire.
The whole moral energy of the generation after Diderot was drawn inevitably into the strong current of social action.
The Romans had been unable to be the instruments of the social action of Christianity on account of their moral depravity.
But when their energy has been fully sublimated, the social action will no longer be a conflict but a harmony.
I want only to talk to you about social action in reference to real religion.
No one imagines that before performing a social action each one sits down and goes through a more or less elaborate calculation.
For, in brief, the position would really amount to a complete exclusion of the moral element from all social action.