Motivational Values

Last Sunday’s community meeting opened my eyes to several really important ideas. The most significant of these ideas is the idea of difference. To my knowledge, no two Honors students present at the meeting had the same five values ranked at the top, or the same five values ranked at the end. Furthermore, when there […]

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Motivational Values

For the community meeting in which we had to rank our values from ones given us on cards, I faced a difficult choice. I value my family and friends highly, and yet I found myself placing these two beneath other concepts such as freedom, equality, and competence, among others. In fact, after everything had been […]

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The Value of Values

Last Sunday, I was able to learn more about myself and my friends in the honors program through our community meeting activity. My top five values were integrity, justice, family, spiritual growth, and community. I think that these are extremely important things to understand about myself while interacting with others. I will not sacrifice anything […]

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Values

Recently, the Honors 2018 community completed an activity in which we ranked a set of values. Although it was a very difficult task, I finally settled on an order. Among my top five values were compassion, responsibility, helping, spiritual growth, and family. As I began to discuss values with other students, it became very clear […]

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Community Meeting

I listed equality, justice, leadership, opportunity, and competence. My personal belief in social justice has lead me to major in political science, as I believe that government can be a positive force for social change in society. While doing this exercise, I struggled to rank equality and justice. While I believe strongly in social equality, […]

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Honors Community Meeting

According to the Honors Community meeting exercise, my top five values are (in descending order): innovation, personal growth, risk, compassion, and opportunity. While these values are important to me, I don’t believe this list is inherently stagnant. My hierarchy of values fluctuates depending on circumstance. And while I would like to think that my values […]

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How my values make me…me.

Opportunity. Pleasure. Belonging. Friendship. Competence. While there were many values on those cards that I believe to be important to me, those listed stand out to me as the pinnacle of what I find that drives me. After discussing with my fellow Honors students about my values and the limitations that they put on my […]

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Guding Principles

Integrity, Compassion, Family, Responsibility, and Courage.  These were the motivational values that I ranked as my top five during the activity at the most recent Honor’s community meeting.  I really enjoyed the chance to sit, with twenty- five values spread out on the floor around me, take the time to read each one, and reflect […]

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Motivational Values

At the last Honor’s community meeting, we ranked twenty-five values.  My top five were:  courage (standing up for your beliefs), justice (pursuing what is fair and morally right), integrity (adhering to a moral or ethical code), helping (taking care of others and meeting their needs), and equality (respecting everyone’s right to parity).  The next three on […]

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