Ch1V3 Homework

Homework - The Ethical Foundation

Discussion points for parents.

  • Do you think this is a true statement: “The free society is a moral society or it is not free at all” Michael Novak?
  • Is it mom and dad's job to establishing and to maintain the the ethical standards in the home?
  • Have you ever wondered where your conscience came from and how it works?
  • Can you think of an example of ethics that come "built in" to a child's conscience?
  • Can you think of an example of ethics that needs to be learned by a child?
  • "Don’t expect to harvest while you’re still ploughing.
" Do you find this a difficult discipline to practice in the day-to-day of parenting?
  • Have you ever used role-play with a child to reinforce ethical behavior expectations in non-conflict moments?
  • As an adult are you honest with yourself when you sidestep ethics requirements?
  • Do you recognise your child’s inner private world?
  • Dad's do you see your parenting role as pivotal in your children's lives?
Single parents are you currently involved in a local church? Are there people in your local church who you trust will help you with your children?
  • As a parent do you recognise your own need for accountability, or is it more a case of "do as I say, not as I do"? 

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