Antigone Introduction Opening Activity Name_______________________ Mod________ The purpose of this exercise is to honestly answer each of these questions yourself. Use these responses: SA-Strongly Agree Disagree A-Agree D-Disagree SD-Strongly 1. ___ Loyalty to family is more important than loyalty to country. 2. ___ It is a sign of weakness for people to acknowledge their errors. 3. ___ Age equals wisdom. 4. ___ Men do not feel any more threatened by a challenge or opposition from a woman than from a man. 5. ___ Civil disobedience is an effective method of reform. 6. ___ A good ruler must do what he thinks is right even if it means standing up to opposition from the people. 7. ___ Religious devotion is admirable but is secondary to established law. 8. ___ A ruler has the right to commit an unjust act if it means maintaining the authority of the state. 9. ___ People will perceive a ruler as weak if he/she changes his/her course of action. 10. ___ There should be no limit as to how far an individual should go to defend his/her course of action if it is right. 11. ___ Laws must be enforced for the safety of the State. When laws are broken, anarchy follows. 12. ___ The sins of preceding family members affect the following generations. 13. ___ People of today have no faith in oracles (an agent which delivers a divine communication or future event). 14. ___ It is possible for a family to be cursed.