Monday October 22 – Would YOU walk away from Omelas?

  1. discussion – What would you sacrifice for comfort?  What makes you uncomfortable?
  2. Read: Omelas short story
  3. discussion about Omelas
  4. Omelas questions – to be completed and handed in for marks


Lesson Wed Oct 23 – BREAKING NEWS!

1) hand in worldview sheets

2)watch videos: – part 1 – part 2

Answer the questions below as you watch these two videos:

Video: Justice – What’s the Right Thing to Do?
1. Moral Consequences:
a. Consequensalist Morality – what is it?
b. Categorical Morality – what is it?

2. What was Jeremy Bentham’s idea around morality? (Utilitarianism)

3. Which two masters are we all governed by?

4. Therefore, on what do we base morality? What is the “right” thing to do?

5. What slogan represents this?

6. At the end of the video, what are the three questions raised?

3) Read The Ones who Walk…Omelas and answer the questions on this worksheet:Questions Ones who Walk…Omelas