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Unformatted text preview: salvation. Protestant sects had a way of doing things that was based on honesty. Specific rules on how to do business, they were not allowed to indulge in their money. Economic greed was turned into something virtuous because it was not the goal, it was part of virtue. Saving and investing gave them a successful life. Church membership and sect membership: Church membership is something you are born, sect is you volunteer into. For sect membership, you need to prove something because it was exclusive; it says that you are morally and ethically qualified, trustworthy. This led to capitalism because of establishing credit and induced people to act a certain way....
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course POLY SCI 6B taught by Professor Petracca during the Spring '08 term at UC Irvine.
- Spring '08