Why goodness is taught and hailed?. It is taught in our holy texts that certain behavioural attributes and attitudes are way to attain bramah. Why only such traits can bring you enlightenment and can set you free? Why not bad traits hailed and have same value as good ones?

  • Because Dharma prevails and Satyameva Jayate. Related or a possible duplicate of Are Hindu scriptures (itihasas) written from the winners' perspective? Dec 1, 2017 at 18:39
  • @user12737 if you want a reason-based perspective, the Ethics of Aristotle would probably provide a good foundation. In Hindu works, I am not sure if there is a reason to follow Dharma. Dec 1, 2017 at 22:24
  • @user1952500 Do you means Nichomachean Ethics?
    – user12737
    Dec 2, 2017 at 2:48
  • @user12737 yes. I am a novice in Hindu dharma but I haven’t found a reasonable definition of ‘good’, and if dharma is aligned with ‘good’. It is probably assumed in all works or is of an unquestionable nature. Maybe some others in the site know better. Dec 2, 2017 at 2:54
  • @user1952500 Have read that work of aristotle?
    – user12737
    Dec 2, 2017 at 2:55


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