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In "Virtue Ethics," a Tapestry of Faith program
Participants identify positive and negative aspects of the virtue of responsibility.
Invite youth to sit for a moment and think about responsibility as a virtue. These prompts might be useful:
Invite youth to share their reflections, with statements that start off with “On the positive side…” or “On the negative side…”. For example, “On the positive side, when I have responsibilities in a group, I feel I truly belong.” or “On the negative side, if I take on too many responsibilities, I get burned out and then I’m no good to myself or anybody else.” If youth have statements that do not fit either clause, discuss them as a group.
Make sure the discussion covers these points:
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Last updated on Wednesday, March 28, 2012.
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