Six Pillars of Character

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The Josephson Institute, Center for Youth Ethics designed a program for kids called “Character Counts!”  This is a wonderful program many schools have put into practice.  These six pillars are a great reminder of how we should all live and treat each other:   Trustworthiness: Be honest • Don’t deceive, cheat, or steal • Be reliable — do what you say you’ll do • Have the courage to do the right thing • Build a good reputation • Be loyal — stand by your family, friends, and country Respect: Treat others with respect; follow the Golden Rule • Be tolerant and accepting of differences • Use good manners, not bad language • Be considerate of the feelings of others • Don’t threaten, hit or hurt anyone • Deal peacefully with anger, insults, and disagreements Responsibility: Do … [Read more...]