HOW IMPORTANT IS IT THAT PEOPLE SHOULD MARRY AND REMAIN LIVING TOGETHER PERMANENTLY?
Most of us never really had a choice of how the world should be run. For example, on the question of whether we should marry instead of just procreating like animals do, no one really asked us before
Most of us never really had a choice of how the world should be run. For example, on the question of whether we should marry instead of just procreating like animals do, no one really asked us before passing the law, that only legalized marriages will be recognized. We see that for matter of rights, especially marriage is an advantage. In Singapore, couples who do not marry do not automatically inherit each other’s property nor can they claim anything from Central Provident Fund of a surviving partner. Another situation is that only married couples can be co-owners of Housing and Development Board homes.To save all this trouble it is important to marry for couples; the law has made it necessary.
Do people really have to marry in order to live as couple? This can be argued but as the world is run today, it is certainly a disadvantage not to. Marriage gives a bond strength; the couple is said to live honourably and their children are given due respect by others. On the practical side the spouses and children stand to gain from the support given by the government to legal marriage. Furthermore it is morally correct by the standards of all organized religions.
On the issue of whether couples should be bound to each other permanently , there are several advantages why they should. Children do not ask to be born but are brought into the world by their parents. Once couple become parents – whether they are married or not – they have now involved an innocent party into their world.
Automatically it becomes their moral responsibility to give their children the best they can. Time and again it has been proven that children of divorce are traumatized. Man is one of the animals...