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  • emThe Moral Consequences of Economic Growthem
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    The Moral Consequences of Economic Growth

    Benjamin Friedman talked about his book The Moral Consequences of Economic Growth, published by Knopf. In his book he argues that rather than being bad for our “moral character” economic…

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  • emMy Brothers Keeper  A Memoir and a Messageem
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    My Brother's Keeper: A Memoir and a Message

    Amitai Etzioni discussed his memoir My Brother’s Keeper: A Memoir and a Message, published by Rowman and Littlefield. He talked about his life as an activist, an Israeli soldier, and as a…

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  • emThe New Golden Rule Community and Moralityem
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    The New Golden Rule: Community and Morality

    Mr. Etzioni talked about his new book, The New Golden Rule: Community and Morality in a Democratic Society, as well as the need for freedom and the need for community. After his prepared…

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  • The US Values Crisis
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    The U.S. Values Crisis

    Senator Lieberman spoke about the existence of a values crisis in the United States. He outlined various responses by individuals to this, including his and others' efforts to cause the…

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  • Character Building Exploiting Possibilities
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    Character Building: Exploiting Possibilities

    Senator Simpson talked about the importance of character through personal experiences. He emphasized that discipline and taking responsibility are the most important evidences of good…

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  • Conference on Building Character
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    Conference on Building Character

    Senator Simon spoke about the need to make television more educational and what both citizens and Congress can do to achieve this goal.

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  • Character Building and Federal Leadership
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    Character Building and Federal Leadership

    Senator Kassebaum spoke about the importance of community-oriented actions to deal with a variety of social issues. She stressed that people need to continue to link themselves to their…

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  • Building Character
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    Building Character

    At a two-day White House Conference on Character Building, Mr. Etzioni talked about the broadening of the communitarian movement to create a democratic society through strict character and…

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  • Building Character
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    Building Character

    In a two-day White House Conference on Character Building, Mr. Bennett talked about how society can teach character and morality through communities and schools. He also talked about his…

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  • Character Building for a Civil Society
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    Character Building for a Civil Society

    At a two-day White House Conference on Character Building, President Clinton addressed communitarian leaders on the importance of their three concepts: opportunity, responsibility and…

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  • Building Character
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    Building Character

    At a two-day White House Conference on Character Building, Secretary Riley talked about how public education can build character without infringing on the students' constitutional rights.…

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  • Can Welfare Reform Encourage Work
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    Can Welfare Reform Encourage Work?

    Participants discussed how welfare programs can be reformed in order to encourage work. Governor Weld discussed his state’s reform proposal and the prospects for federal approval of it.

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  • emThe Politics of Virtueem
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    The Politics of Virtue

    George Washington University Sociology Professor Etzioni, founder of the Communitarian movement, discussed his book The Politics of Virtue and his other writings in a speech to a luncheon audience. His…

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