The Institute of Moralogy promotes ethical morals research and education for Japan.

Q&A

Questions

Q1 What does the Institute of Moralogy do? Q2 What is Moralogy?
Q3 What is “Supreme Morality”? Q4 Who is Chikuro Hiroike?
Q5 Is Moralogy religion? Q6 What Kind of affiliated facilities are there?
Q7 Does the Hiroike Institute of Education manage schools? Q8 What kind activities do people do?
Q9 How does The Institute of Moralogy maintain activities? Q10 How do you become a member?
Q11 What are the goals?


Q1 What does the Institute of Moralogy do?

The Institute of Moralogy researches ethical morals and takes part in social educational activities based on them. The Institute also holds seminars and distributes periodical publications in order to propagate the importance of moral practices.


Q2 What is Moralogy?

Moralogy stands for “moral” and “logy” meaning the ethic and study respectively. Moralogy is Integrated Human Studies that helps people live happily and fairly observe nature, society, and human.


Q3What is “Supreme Morality”?

“Supreme Morality” is the excellent consideration with superficial morals based on achievement of Confucius, Socrates, the Buddha, and Jesus.


Q4Who is Chikuro Hiroike?

Born in Nakatsu, Oita, Chikuro was an educator, historian, and jurist. He entered Tokyo Imperial University by himself and obtained Doctors of Laws. Taken seriously ill, he strove to for research moral science and established Moralogy for people to have “Supreme Morality.”


Q5 Is Moralogy religion?

No, Moralogy is the Integrated Human Studies that clarify the importance of moral practice.


Q6What Kind of affiliated facilities are there?

There are a headquater for the Institute of Moralogy in Kashiwa, Chiba and Lifelong Learning Centers with lodging in Mizunami, Gifu and in Date, Fukushima. Also, there are 12 branch offices in japan, and Hiroike Chikuro Memorial in Tanigawa, Gunma, in Hatake, Shizuoka, and in Nakatsu, Oita.


Q7 Does the Institute of Moralogy manage schools?

The Hiroike Institute of Education, an affiliated educational foundation, administers Reitaku University, Reitaku Junior and Senior High Schools, Mizunami Reitaku Junior and Senior High Schools, and Reitaku Kindergarten. The fundamental idea infusing the education offered by the Hiroike Institute is the unification of knowledge and virtue based on moralogy, with the overarching aim of nurturing internationally-minded individuals willing to serve the cause of bettering the world.


Q8 What kind of activities do people do?

People hold Moralogy Learning Conference many places in Japan. The Institute of Moralogy establishes Moralogy offices all the places in Japan and each office manages conferences.


Q9 How does The Institute of Moralogy maintain activities?

The annual fees from 45,000 moralogians, donations, seminars, and periodical publications support the Institute of Moralogy. In April 2010, the government gave it certification as Public Interest Incorporated Foundation.


Q10 How do you become a member?

You need to be over 18 years old, to take Lifelong learning Seminars, and to apply for becoming a member, moralogian. Right now, there are 47,000 members registered.


Q11 What are the goals?

The goals are to realize safety, peace, and happiness for all human beings through disseminating Moralogy research and publishing books. Also, the Institute of Moralogy promotes the idea for “building-nation by building human resource”, holds conferences, and disseminates social education.

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