Speaker: Sheri Linn
“Revisiting to Moral Authority”
We will offer summer services over Zoom at 10 am each Sunday starting July 5 through September 6, 2020. Sheri Linn will serve once again as our Summer Services Coordinator.
Recall a time in your life when your ethical or moral … read more.
“An Ethic of Risk”
What have you done in your own life to work toward justice? What grounds your work? Have you become discouraged or cynical about the results of justice work? What were/are the circumstances? How do you gauge your current capacity to work toward … read more.
“Understanding Ethics from the Margins”
Do I have to be concerned about my day-to-day existence? Do I have enough to eat? A place to live? Options and choices in my life? Is my life or well-being at risk from systems and structures of government or of … read more.
When have you acted with compassion toward someone else, with the understanding that your action was the “right” thing to do? What were the circumstances? What questions or possibilities did you entertain before choosing to act? What motivates you to help others? What … read more.
“The Story of Our Lives: Narrative Ethics”
Recall a time when you had an encounter with someone who had a significantly different background, identity, or life experience from your own. What difference did the encounter make in your broader understanding of people who share that background, … read more.
“Natural, Legal and Human Rights”
Our Unitarian Universalist Principles call us to affirm and promote “the inherent worth and dignity of every person” and “the right of conscience.” In which ways are these principles foundational to your ethical decision making? What other principles or rights are … read more.
“Cultivating Virtuous Character”
What people-famous or not-do you think have lived a virtuous life? What actions and qualities can you point to that make their lives virtuous? What virtues are most important to you? What guides you when you decide your action is virtuous? Are there … read more.
“The Collective Good”
Think of a time when you had to make a moral/ethical decision and the options before you looked equally bad. Given that there was no ideal way forward, how did you decide what to do? How did you weigh the options for your … read more.
Consider a situation in your life when your ethical/moral understandings or precepts differed from those of other people. What were the circumstances? What did you decide to do? When you consider your own ethics, are there positions you hold that you identify as … read more.