In "What We Choose: Ethics for Unitarian Universalists," a Tapestry of Faith program
Distribute copies of the 2011 UUA Statement of Conscience on Ethical Eating. Invite participants to review the statement, particularly paragraphs 1, 3, and 7 marked on the handout, and name the ethical truths or principles that underlie the statement.
Explore some of the language that highlights people's differing circumstances, especially in paragraphs 7 and 8. How do these points affect the assertions of moral truth in the earlier points?
Explore the list of possible congregational actions and find out what actions your congregation has undertaken that support ethical eating. Participate in such initiatives, or work with your social justice committee, your parish minister, your religious educator, or other appropriate people to begin work in this area. Share the statement of conscience with others in your congregation.
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Last updated on Tuesday, January 24, 2012.
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