Virtue Process Concepts
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A “Virtue” is a shorthand label for the result of thoughtful analysis about a general concept that is, itself, easily acceptable and easily understood from one’s own personal experience.
The table immediately below shows popular and useful virtues in the left column and, in the same row on the right, is the the process used to figure out why that particular virtue is worthwhile.
Process Concepts are neat, because people who discover them quickly appreciate how useful they can be for deciding what to do and for planning for their better future.
|Virtue||Based on this Process Concept|
|Alertness||Map of Reality|
|Attentiveness||Map of Reality|
|Discernment||Map of Reality|
|Dependability||Map of Reality|
|Responsibility||Map of Reality|
|Sensitivity||Map of Reality|
|Sincerity||Map of Reality|
|Truthfulness||Map of Reality|
|Humility||Humility/Possibility of being wrong|
|Flexibility||Humility/Possibility of being wrong|
|Thoroughness||Humility/Possibility of being wrong|
|Forgiveness||Humility/Possibility of being wrong|
|Contentment||Time and place in it|
|Gratefulness||Time and place in it|
|Initiative||Time and place in it|
|Joyfulness||Time and place in it|
|Patience||Time and place in it|
|Punctuality||Time and place in it|
|Thriftiness||Time and place in it|
In the table below are other useful understandings that are important to know but are not usually considered when studying virtues.
|Useful understandings||Based on this Process Concept|
|Facades||Idea vs. Self|
|What is possible||Idea vs. Self|
|Continuous Re-evaluation||Problem solving|