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ASSIGNMENT #6: Moral Hypocrisy, Moral Inconsistency, and the Struggle for Moral Integrity
KEY WORDS and PHRASES TO REMEMBER: Distinguishing Moral Hypocrisy and Moral Inconsistency Not Practicing What One Preaches Moral Posturing Without Paying the Price Ascribing Hypocrisy to Others Who Do Not Practice What They Preach The Consequences of Not Practicing What One Preaches Bad Faith and Ulterior Motives: Moral Hypocrisy Without Behavioral Inconsistency Moral Hypocrisy as Applying a Double Standard The Complexities of Moral Life: Inconsistency Without Hypocrisy
Why We Make Bad Decisions: (40 minutes)
1. What are the major factors in making “bad decisions”—i.e., comparing with the past, with the possible, etc.
FILM: BLUEHILL AVENUE (3 hours)
1. What was the first major “bad” decision made by the group?
2. What factors made changing/ contra-countering the “bad” decision impossible?
3. Was Twinkie required to make the decision he made? Why? Can you list an option?
4. What was the film’s message about “living out” the consequences of one’s decisions?