In "Virtue Ethics," a Tapestry of Faith program
The group hears and discusses a Buddhist story about moderation.
Read the story, without identifying its source. Then, invite the youth to guess what religious tradition the story comes from. After everyone knows it is a Jataka tale from the Buddhist tradition, ask if anyone can identify a tenet of Buddhism that support moderation. The answer is the Middle Path, which the Buddha said is the path between indulging in too much pleasure and indulging in too little.
Process the story with these additional questions:
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Last updated on Thursday, March 15, 2012.
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