Developing a child’s moral compass

AS the youngest in my family, I used to hear my late mum reminding my older siblings to always be ethical, respectful, and to behave well.

If they had been mischievous in their daily activities, they would get this message from her: “In life, you must have one of these two to make rational decisions: one is external consciousness where you learn from your parents and those around you; the other is internal consciousness where you do self-check and balance internally.”

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