Nothing But theTruth - A Block What do you think?

In Avi's documentary novel, Nothing But the Truth, events seem to escalate beyond the control of both the adults and the student. For the following pairs of statements, choose the statement that feels closest to the truth, for you.

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  1. Which one is closest to the truth, for you?
    Often the negative things in people's lives are caused by bad luck.
    Often the negative things in people's lives are caused by their mistakes.


  1. Which one is closest to the truth, for you?
    People who are prejudiced are not at fault; it is their parents who taught them their prejudice.
    People who are prejudiced have chosen to accept the prejudice of their parents.


  1. Which one is closest to the truth, for you?
    There have always been wars, and there will always be wars, regardless of some people's efforts to prevent them.
    If people took more effort to be aware of current events, they could see the power of their vote to prevent future wars.


  1. Which one is closest to the truth, for you?
    No matter how much most people have, they will usually want more, and will go to any lengths to get it from others.
    Many people are quite satisfied with what they have, and are not often jealous of those who have more.


  1. Which one is closest to the truth, for you?
    Often I have found that the expression "what will be, will be" is accurate.
    Often I have found it is better to plan my actions than to trust to fate.


  1. Which one is closest to the truth, for you?
    In the end, most people get the rewards they earn.
    In the end, many people are never recognized for the worthy things they have done.


  1. Which one is closest to the truth, for you?
    Most people who are unemployed can get a job.
    Most people who are unemployed would be working if they could get a job.


  1. Which one is closest to the truth, for you?
    In general, most people outside my family deserve to be trusted.
    In general, I do not trust people outside my family until they have earned my trust.