Character Counts Week

Decision-Making

Proverb

Insanity is doing the same thing in the same way and expecting a different outcome.

– Chinese proverb

Discussion Questions

Grade 9:

  • If this proverb is true, what’s the best way to avoid insanity?
  • Think about a recent setback or failure you experienced. What would you do differently if you were put in the same situation again?

Grade 10: 

  • Why do you think people often choose the same decision again and again?
  • How could you encourage a friend to make a different choice or to recognize the bad patterns in the choices they make?

Grade 11: 

  • Think of a situation where you made basically the same decision more than once, and it turned out badly both times. What caused you to keep making that decision?
  • If you could go back to the point before you made the decision the second time, what advice would you give yourself?

Grade 12: 

  • What poor decisions have you seen those around you make?
  • How can you learn from their mistakes and not have to make them yourself?
Today Counts Decision Making