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FMG On-Demand Video #9246: America the Rude In this country we have a system of _____ and a system of ______. The more we are able to use the former, the less we will need to invoke the latter. ___% of Americans think that lack of civility is a serious problem in our Society. At the same time, ___% of Americans think their own behavior is just fine (that their own behavior is “civil”). The research suggests that (what fraction?) of the 230,000 traffic fatalities that have occurred since 1990 were at least partially caused by “_______” (using your car as a weapon by tailgating people, not yielding the right-of-way as a
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Unformatted text preview: courtesy; yelling at other drivers or flipping them off and thus, not paying attention to your own driving, etc.). • Many Americans are rude because they are _____ – They are members of the upper classes who look down on those less fortunate and think they don’t have to be nice (extend common courtesy) to them • In our public schools, students act disruptively and don’t respect teachers. Why are teachers and administrators are afraid to discipline students who act out? Who is to blame for the children’s bad behavior at school?...
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This note was uploaded on 06/16/2011 for the course SOC 101 taught by Professor Sullivan during the Spring '08 term at ASU.

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