WHAT IS A VALUE? Virtues inform values and values influence behavior Values are what you seek, virtues are what you may have inside – the chicken and the egg. Values are what is important, virtues are your good points.
Some values are: helping othershaving funbeing honest good healthlove of familybeauty EducationlibertyJustice Money Add some more values of your own: Which of these values are more important to you? (List four.) 1. _______________ 3. _______________ 2. _______________ 4. _______________
Virtues A quality considered morally good or desirable in a person Seven of them FOUR cardinal and THREE theological “EX. Patience is a virtue”
Vices Negative Aka. The Seven Deadly sins Opposite of the virtues
The Seven Deadly Sins 1.Lust 2.Gluttony 3.Greed 4.Sloth 5.Wrath 6.Envy 7.Pride
How does it relate to Spongebob? Each character can be represented by one of The Seven Deadly Sins:
LUST - SpongeBob Lust in one definition is “excessive love of others”. He shows his love of others with his over- eagerness to do good and help people. If anything is true about SpongeBob it’s that he loves everyone around him, even if they don’t exactly love him back.
2. SLOTH - Patrick Sloth is the sin of laziness, or unwillingness to act. Patrick lays under a rock all the time and doesn’t really do anything. In fact in the episode “Big Pink Loser” he got an award for doing nothing the longest.
3. WRATH - Squidward Wrath involves feelings of hatred and anger. Squidward hates his life, usually hates SpongeBob, and is pretty much angry most of the time.
4. GREED – Mr. Krabs Mr. Krabs is greedy and desires money. He actually sang about the power of greed in “Selling Out”.
5. ENVY - Plankton Plankton is envious of Mr. Krabs because The Krusty Krab is a success while The Chum Bucket is a failure. His envy drives him to try to steal the Krabby Patty secret formula.
6. GLUTTONY - Gary Gary even ran away that time when SpongeBob forgot to feed him. Gluttony usually refers to the overindulgence of food so this one fits him pretty well.
7. PRIDE - Sandy Sandy takes a lot of pride in who she is and where she comes from. She takes pride in the fact that she is from Texas and likes to let everyone know it.
Now let’s watch an episode… Note how the characters display their “sin” Velveteen Rabbitepisode Velveteen Rabbit
Bible references: Job Prologue/Chapter 1:13-21 John 11:1-9 Luke 1:26-36 1 Kings 3:16-28 Ruth 1:16-17 Genesis 7:1-16