How do individuals develop values and beliefs?
What factors shape our values and beliefs?
How do values and beliefs change over time?
How does family play a role in shaping our values and beliefs?
Why do we need beliefs and values?
What happens when belief systems of societies and individuals come
When should an individual take a stand in opposition to an individual or
When is it appropriate to challenge the beliefs or values of society?
To what extent do belief systems shape and/or reflect culture and
How are belief systems represented and reproduced through history,
literature, art, and music?
How do beliefs, ethics, or values influence different people’s behavior?
How do individuals reconcile competing belief systems within a given
society (e.g., moral beliefs conflicting with legal codes)?
When a person’s individual choices are in direct conflict with his/her
society, what are the consequences?
What is morality and what are the factors that have an impact on the
development of our morality?
What role or purpose does religion / spirituality serve in a culture?
What purpose or function do ethics / philosophy have in governing
How do our values and beliefs shape who we are as individuals and
influence our behavior?
Adversity, Conflict, and Change
How does conflict lead to change?
What problem-solving strategies can individuals use to manage conflict
How does an individual’s point of view affect the way they deal with
What personal qualities have helped you to deal with conflict and
How might if feel to live through a conflict that disrupts your way of