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Unformatted text preview: Peter Place Dr. Philips BI 101A 11 May 2009 Proverbs for an Election Year The Book of Proverbs has sometimes been regarded as a textbook in the field of ethics. Although it avoids any theoretical discussion concerning the basis for determining what is right or wrong, it advocates a very high standard of personal conduct. The man of wisdom will abstain from idle gossip; he will not seek the company of idle men, nor will he testify falsely before the judges of the land . i We in America have the privilege to vote for the candidate who we’d like to have in office. This process happens once every four years and it is very important. I believe that before voting, one must take things into consideration when choosing a candidate for office. Some of the things that we should look for are authority, wisdom, integrity and righteousness. We should also take note of how the candidates speak. One can learn a great deal about a person when they speak. Solomon noted the importance of speech. “Solomon viewed our conversation as coming from a deep invisible source. “Solomon viewed our conversation as coming from a deep invisible source....
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course BI 104 taught by Professor Parret during the Fall '08 term at Gordon MA.
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