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In "Heeding the Call," a Tapestry of Faith program
Youth discuss some of the bias that influences the decisions they make.
Introduce the activity by saying that sometimes we find ourselves involved in conflicts because we did not make good decisions. We like to think that our decisions are mostly logical and rational, but we can hold certain biases that could lead us to make illogical decisions. Say that one definition for bias, according to Dictionary.com is "a particular tendency or inclination, especially one that prevents unprejudiced consideration of a question; prejudice."
Either as one, large group or in smaller groups, ask participants to match the bias cards with the scenarios. Give each group a set of both cards and scenarios.
After matching, discuss the activity with the following questions:
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Last updated on Thursday, October 27, 2011.
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