Essential Questions and Understandings Honor What is the importance of honor? • People will often sacrifice important things in order to retain their honor. • Honor, once lost, is difficult to regain. Deception How can deception be used both positively and negatively as a means to an end? • Deception can be used positively to help, but it can also be used to harm. Not all deception is bad. Perceptions How can incorrect perceptions cloud our judgment? • Acting on incorrect perceptions often leads to bad decisions. Love How can love be difficult? What problems impede love’s success? • Jealousy, mistrust, and stubbornness, among other elements of human nature, often impede love relationships.