Ms. Gokturk

Writing for the 21st Century

If I were OMNIPOTENT….

 

This activity helps to clarify your goals and values. Imagine yourself as all-powerful, all-knowing, and capable of ruling and changing the universe. Consider what’s wrong in the world today, both locally and globally. What bothers you? What would you like to change? Please think about concerns that impact the community and the world; go beyond the personal. Use your notes from class with different topics to help you. Complete the following sentence for each:

 

“If I were omnipotent, I would…”

 

tell everyone

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not accept

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give up ________________________________________________________________________

respect

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understand

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continue

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not forget

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change

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replace

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stop

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shut out

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fight

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remember

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value

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create

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make known

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protect ________________________________________________________________________

Once you’ve completed your list, rank them from most important to least. In other words, which would you do first?