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Name: _______________________________________________________________ Date: _______________ Block: ________

Directions: On the continuum in front of each of the numbers, place an x that indicates where you
stand in regard to the statement that follows. Be prepared to defend and support your opinions with
specific examples.

Strongly Disagree

Strongly Agree

Statements
1. It is never okay to snitch.
2. Life is a constant struggle; those not
powerful enough to rise to the top deserve
whatever they get.
3. People find it easier to do evil than to do
good.
4. People are likely to conform rather than to
act on their own individual values.
5. People need something to worship.
6. People avoid telling the truth if it is painful.
7. War is part of human nature.
8. People need authority figures to tell them
what to do.
9. You should stand up for your beliefs,
regardless of the consequences.
10. The world should operate on the principle
of every man for himself.

Directions: Please choose one of the above statements you feel passionate about. Write a thorough 812 sentence paragraph in which you explain why you agree or disagree with the statement. Provide
examples and evidence to support your claim.

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