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3cupsoftea - Cory Persson IAS 220, Section 1 11/1/09 Three...

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Cory Persson IAS 220, Section 1 11/1/09 Three Cups of Tea, Greg Mortenson In the book Three Cups of Tea and in the BYU devotional, Greg Mortenson presented many important ideas concerning development. The most important idea that defines his book is never giving up on a good cause. He had many hardships during his attempts to help the Pakistani children, such as a failure to summit K2, trouble fundraising money, getting fired from his job, having to build a bridge to transport the materials for the first school, dealing with problems from the American Consulate in Katmandu, and receiving hate mail for what he was doing after 9/11. Greg, however, always trusted in the deeper purpose that he had. Another theme that he presented near the beginning of the devotional was the idea of talking with elders and learning. It was interesting that he mentioned this at BYU, as the Mormon belief treats family genealogy very carefully and recommends the same thing Greg talked about. Involving everyone was another theme that seemed to stand out, like when Greg
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