Stages of Moral Development

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
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Explain how sex and human sexuality relate to the basic levels of Maslow's hierarchy of needs (physiological , safety, love and belonging, and esteem needs)? Give an example for each level. (1-2 paragraphs)

Explain how sex and human sexuality relate to the higher levels of Maslow's hierarchy of needs (understanding, self actualisation, and transcendence)? Give an example for each. (1-2 paragraphs)

Extension question

When a person chooses to ignore a religious view such as a Catholic view on sexual ethics, are they operating out of a lack of basic needs rather than seeing the higher needs? Debate and explain.(1-2 paragraphs)

Kohberg's Stages of Moral Development


Read the follows scenarios. Respond to the questions provided by using at least TWO stages of moral development.


Create three scenarios to the same Sexual Issue (such as modesty when doing to a party). Highlight different stages of Moral Development in your scenario. Each scenario must be 1 paragraph in length.

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