Very well written thoughts on personal responsibility, I chose to share. Check out A Dog’s Life? blog for a great post.
It has crossed my mind recently, and as a result of reading various Blog Posts and resulting comments, that our (and probably your) education system needs an additional subject taught – “Choices and Personal Responsibilities”. It would probably only need to be included for a short period of time… say 3 months, but attendance would be mandatory!
The problem, at least from my perspective, is that children > teens > adults are so frequently missing two key components of life. One, is that they have choices, all of which have consequences. Two is that they must take responsibility for their actions.
The concept of choices is difficult for some people to grasp because, they claim, there are things for which we had no choice. Technically, they are of course correct however, those specific circumstances do give us choices!
My favorite local hero is Rick Hansen. At 15 he was involved…
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