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The Blue Fairy describes a conscience as “something that helps you choose between right and wrong, counsels in moments of temptation, and keeps you on the straight and narrow.” What did Jiminy Cricket do when Pinocchio chose to ignore him? Does your conscience respond the same way?
Pinocchio’s theme song purports, “If you wish upon a star, your dreams come true.” In Jiminy Cricket’s introduction he claims the story proves that statement is true—but does it? What had to happen before Geppetto’s wish could be granted?