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Esteem and human dignity

Dignity Donna HicksHuman dignity means that human beings are in a state of being worthy of honor or respect. We can exchange the words honor and respect with esteem.  People are worthy of esteem.  Human dignity and esteem are two expressions of the same human condition.

Human dignity is another word for intrinsic worthiness.  That means people deserve respect regardless of age, abilities or social status.

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