Is conscience a more powerful motivator than money, fame, or power?
Are people’s lives the result of the choices they make?
Should modern society be criticized for being materialistic?
Is it wrong to use the word "courage" to describe behaviors that are ordinary or self-interested?
Should people take more responsibility for solving problems that affect their communities or the nation in general?
Does every individual have an obligation to think seriously about important matters, even when doing so may be difficult?
Is a person responsible, through the example he or she sets, for the behavior of other people?
Should schools help students understand moral choices and social issues?
Do people put much emphasis on doing things by and for themselves?
Do we live in a time when people do not engage in serious thinking?
Should we limit our use of the term “courage” to acts in which people risk their own well-being for the sake of others or to uphold a value?
Should individuals take responsibility for issues and problems that do not affect them directly?
Should heroes be defined as people who say what they think when we ourselves lack the courage to say it?
Is the opinion of the majority — in government or in any other circumstances — a poor guide?
Is it important to question the ideas and decisions of people in positions of authority?
Are people afraid to speak out against authority, whether the authority is an individual, a group, or a government?
Do people put too much trust in the guidance of experts and authorities?
Can deception—pretending that something is true when it is not—sometimes have good results?
Would the world be a better place if everyone always told the complete truth?