Which values are the “values of the wise”?
Fulfillment – Meaning – Optimism – Truth – Dedication – Responsibility – Will – Vision – Humor – Knowledge – Wisdom – Education – Strength – Courage – Creativity – Ingenuity – Development – Progressivism – Integration – Justice – Kindness – Magnanimity – Altruism – Lightheartedness – Acceptance of the Absurd – Passion – Willingness to Risk – Self-Awareness
Top Values Tool
- What are your top values?
- Is wisdom your greatest strength?
- Do you prize truth above all else?
- Are creativity and ingenuity
your favorite values?
This brief inventory shows you which of the 28 values of the wise you most prefer.
When you know what you value, and why, you live a more passionate and meaningful life.
Ethical Decision-Making Guide
- How do you decide about moral issues?
- What is your ethical style?
- Are you into religious ethics or
more of a rationalist?
Take the ethical assessment created by Jason Merchey, M.S. and Peter Raabe, Ph.D. to determine which approach to moral decision-making you tend to prefer.
This is useful information because you will know more about yourself and be able to think more critically when faced with a dilemma or a situation that involves morality. You will know more about what it means, to you, to “do the right thing.”
Books About Values, Wisdom and Ethics
Building a Life of Value
More than just a book of quotations, this is a fusion of great thinking — from classical to contemporary; from philosophical to poetic. Highlighted with thought-provoking essays by Jason Merchey, these words of wisdom will help you to “build a life of value” and thus become the architect of your life. More >>
Living a Life of Value
A fusion of classical ideas and progressive goals, this anthology features 75 remarkable writings that shine light on what it means to live a life of value. The fascinating contributors to this book herald positive and solid values: the values of the wise. Following each story, you will find a selection of diverse and relevant quotations that encourage thought, reflection, and insight. More >>
Values & Ethics: From Living Room to Boardroom
A wonderful, unique and thought-provoking compilation of interviews Jason Merchey did with experts on values and ethics when he was doing a radio show, Values and Ethics: from Living Room to Boardroom, on World Talk Radio, then the world’s largest Internet-based talk radio site. Previously unpublished, these interviews educate, enlighten and elucidate what it means to “live a life of value.” The product of hundreds of hours of work, this award winning gem is available now! More >>