Reaching “Maturity” can be a hard thing to explain. However, it is worthwhile to attempt to, seeing as how it is an important concept in our social way of living. Involving conduct, perspective, and our philosophy about the world, maturity entails a person who has “come into their own” so to speak.
Connected to the very core of maturity lies responsibility. You may have been a youngin’ when your father or mother sat you down and proclaimed you were old enough to understand the notion of what it means to be responsible for your actions and that as a big boy or big girl you need to take up that responsibility. That may have just been a clever ploy to allow them to feel okay about punishing you now but typically there are wholesome reasons too. [Read more…] about Moral Responsibility and Maturity