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    commitment, truthfulness, justice, and courage must be displayed by the client for the therapist to help. Doherty explains and gives examples of how he used morality to help his clients and others involved with the clients. In the book, he talked about the married couple coming in for therapy because they were contemplating divorce. Doherty used the client’s virtue of a commitment to help the client save the marriage. Courage, caring, and prudence are three virtues therapist must have and practice daily. The therapist must be able to use each of these to help a client. For a therapist to be effective he/she must care about the client. If the therapist does not care for the client, then the therapy will not be effective. Secondly, the therapist needs to have the courage to face a client’s thinking. Last, the therapist must have the prudence to know when to challenge the client. The therapist can cause potential harm to the therapy relationship and the client if he/she challenges the client too soon. Using courage, caring, and prudence to care for the client is important in therapy to help and challenge the clients thinking without causing harm. Throughout the book, Doherty helped me see how I can continue helping with social unjust behaviors. Counselors have focused so much on the individualism of the client versus seeing the system. The Golden Rule is a balance of caring for others and caring for yourself. As counselors, we need to value ourselves and others.…

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    Kolbe

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    lived out the seven virtues, he obviously lived out the mother-virtue of prudence. St. Maximilian Kolbe was an exemplar of prudence, the charioteer of the virtues. First off, one needs to know what prudence is to discuss how St. Kolbe lived out the…

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    ads against her opponent would be a bad idea. She would gain no type of happiness by committing this action and would miss her virtues of character completely. This means that instead of making a moderate action that would lead to nurturing her virtues of character she would make an extreme action that would lead to a deficiency or excess of a virtue. To be happy and properly lead a nation, the candidate must be prudent. Prudence means “grasping the truth, involving reason, concerned with…

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    The great philosopher Socrates is all about teaching and growing as a student, thus he has a lot to teach. In everything he does he has a lesson that can be learned. Some of the things Socrates touches on include: the four virtues, the natural formation of classes, as well as when education begins In Gary Alan Scott’s book, “Plato’s Socrates as Educator” Scott states, “Teaching produces as total increase in knowledge since the knowledge spreads from one to two or more persons. The teacher must…

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    The Stoic view that one must endure pain, or transcend pain to gain pleasure lines up with the belief that is held today. For instance, the saying “no pain no gain,” states exactly what Cicero and Stoics believe. Furthermore, there is the belief that nothing good comes easy, so if you want something good you must be willing to endure pain and turmoil for a while to come out on the other side. Cicero’s two arguments about the wise man and the need for total self-control to gain happiness…

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    Katharine Drexel is a well respected saint. She is known for her dedicated life of service to American Indians and African Americans. Because of her service she is the patron saint of racial justice and philanthropy. St. Drexel was canonized on October 1, 2000. Her feast day is March 3rd. Saint Katharine Drexel lived an ideal life of the Feminine Genius. She lived her life in the best way to serve God. Katharine Drexel was born on November 28, 1858 in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. She is the…

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    One of the most iconic symbols in the history of video games is the Triforce; the object that lies at the heart of The Legend of Zelda. This golden triangle referred to as “The Golden Power” consists of three equilateral triangles which are joined to form a large equilateral triangle. It is a relic that represents the essence of the Golden Goddesses who created the fictional realm of Hyrule. It’s depicted as the collective spirit of the three goddesses who created the land of Hyrule. Each…

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    Platos republic is a study in the question; 'What is justice and how is it achieved". Plato recounts a discussion between Socrates and other notable philosophers in which they attempt to answer this question and discover what exactly constitutes justice in an idividual. After the peers of Socrates present many hypotheses - which he finds all to be flawed- he attempts a solution to the question with the following comparison. Justice is achieved in man in the same way it is within the state;…

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    The Sorting Hat Ceremony is the most defining moment of one’s time at Hogwarts. After all, the title of Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Hufflepuff, or Slytherin comes with much more than a common room or class schedule. Indeed, this simple act of sorting determines who to befriend, and consequently, who to become. However, this system of separating students by virtue is inherently unjustifiable as it attempts to foster only some extreme “virtues” in children which actually become vices, instead of…

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    Numerous eminent philosophers and philosophic theories have existed in the history of Philosophy, but not everyone received immense attention nor fame. Socrates is one of the few philosophers, whose philosophy and its influence became widely recognized and credited. Socrates’ contribution to individuals and moreover to the world is beyond exceptional, and in fact, he is the very person who motivated and inspired many individuals to start contemplating on ideas that they did not think much of…

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