History Rubric - History Rubric Thomas Ronan June 3 2005 When assigned the editorial Dueling for Values by David Gergen I sprang to work in reading

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History Rubric Thomas Ronan June 3, 2005 When assigned the editorial Dueling for Values , by David Gergen I sprang to work in reading his viewpoints on society as a whole and the “growing cultural and religious divide in America.” Gergen begins his article by introducing a man by the name of Rick Warren, an evangelical preacher in Southern California, whose book convinced a murder to turn himself in to the authorities. He then informs us that there are two different types of people in this world, those who will be upset with modern ideals and those who will be intrigued. These ideals contribute to the average mans values and it is these values that separate us. Gergen takes a huge step forward in introducing the idea of God being a large influence in the lives of most people. When dealing with a persons’ values, you must take a look at their religious background because religion, in most cases, is a gigantic determining factor of the morals most individuals have. According to Warren, “More
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This note was uploaded on 07/12/2009 for the course ECN 1211 taught by Professor Maloney during the Spring '09 term at Fairleigh Dickinson.

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History Rubric - History Rubric Thomas Ronan June 3 2005 When assigned the editorial Dueling for Values by David Gergen I sprang to work in reading

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