Annie is disappointed that her family's vacation is postponed since her father has jury duty, and wonders why he simply doesn't skip it. Plato explains citizenship can reward good character, as shown in "The Stone in the Road" where those with and without it are repaid accordingly, and even if it doesn't, can make differences for the better, as the Roman Cincinnatus demonstrated by leading when and how he believed he must during war.
Did You Know?
"The Stone in the Road" is not from the collection in William J. Bennett
's "The Book of Virtues" but its sequel "Moral Compass". Its chapters didn't share names with virtues used for episode titles the way those in "The Book of Virtues" did, but the story was taken from the one entitled "Leadership and Citizenship". See more
"Put Something into Tomorrow'
Composed by John Campbell
and Sandy Howell See more