Tip #488: Are Your Decisions Consistent With Your Ethics?

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“A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do.”Ralph Waldo Emerson

I’ve been researching heutagogy, which is concerned with self-determined learning. (There will be a Tip about heutagogy after I’ve gotten a better handle on what it is and how it works.)

I wanted to see examples of self-determined learning and was directed to the Virtual Philosopher at the site below:

http://web.uncg.edu/dcl/courses/viceCrime/vp/vp.html

You’re asked a series of questions about your personal ethics. Then you’re given various situations where you have to make decisions that test your ethics.

I found out that the decisions I made were generally inconsistent with my ethics. … Read the rest