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fDoes it matter that the money’s owner might already be miles away from the truck stop?


GIVING THE MONEY TO A TRUCK-STOP EMPLOYEE fDoes turning in the money increase the chance that its owner will find it?


fWhat can the employee do, assuming the money’s owner doesn’t return?


fIsn’t Eli just transferring his ethical dilemma to another person? Does that matter?


fDoes it matter that the money’s owner might already be miles away from the truck stop?


SHARING THE MONEY WITH THE OTHER VENTURERS fDoes this option reduce Eli’s guilt, assum- ing he’s guilty?


fDoes this option make the other Venturers guilty, assuming you think Eli is guilty? (After all, they didn’t pick up the money.)


GIVING THE MONEY TO CHARITY fDoes this option reduce Eli’s guilt, assum- ing he’s guilty?


fShould Eli tell the recipient where the money came from? Why or why not?


After you’ve discussed the various options,


rank them in order from most to least ethical. Challenge each Venturer to choose the most ethical option if he or she is ever in a similar situation.


Applying Scouting Values Close the discussion by repeating the Scout Oath and Scout Law together. Point out that Scouts and Venturers promise to be trustwor- thy and help other people at all times (among other things) — promises that rely on a thoughtful approach to tricky situations. ¿


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