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Ethics: An Early American Handbook [Paperback]

By Jacob Abbott (Author)
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Pages   127
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 6.9" Width: 5.2" Height: 0.4"
Weight:   0.3 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Feb 1, 2004
Publisher   WALLBUILDERS INC #870
ISBN  0925279722  
EAN  9780925279729  

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Ethics (the practice of morality) is the foundation of sound character. And soundness of character is--and always has been--the crucial issue regarding a nation's longevity. Founding Father Elias Boudinot confirmed this when he declared: "If the moral character of a people once degenerate, their political character must soon follow." Consequently, strengthening character by ethics has always remained one of America's foremost social objectives. As confirmed by President George Washington: "A good moral character is the first essential. It is highly important not only to be learned but to be virtuous." Much attention has recently been focused on reinstituting ethics and character education. Yet, what is being taught today is simply a re-teaching of traits for centuries--traits such as industry, honesty, politeness, gratitude, purity, and duty to God. Because such qualities are timeless in their application, an early 1890 work (based on works from the 1840s) is here reprinted for contemporary use. This work will inspire citizens of all ages to a greater elevation of their own character and therefore of the nation's character.

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A glass more than half full  Jan 12, 2007
This is an interesting book. Much of it is just good manners and common decency which I cannot see why anyone would bother refuting. Other aspects are quaint Victorianism. Readers can sort this out for themselves. I had to give this book a high rating for the chapter "Duties to Dumb Creatures" which is a simple plea for kindness to animals. It's easy to think of the 19th century as an era with little moral concern for animals so reading this chapter was a delight. Some people will fault Abbott for not advocating vegetarianism. But his belief that animals shouldn't suffer needlessly or cruelly was a glass more than half full.
Ethics for All Ages  Mar 10, 2004
An understanding of the principles of ethics was never more needful than it is today. Children and adults alike will benefit from this reprint of an 1890 textbook on ethics. This book contains the lessons that parents once used to instill moral principles in the hearts and minds of their children - in the days when Americans were renowned worldwide for their honesty and trustworthiness. Ethics: an Early American Handbook provides a series of thoughtful lessons on character traits as taught in previous centuries, followed by discussion questions. Although some of the specific examples are quaint and old-fashioned, the ethical principles are timeless, and you can make up your own modern-day hypothetical scenarios. Chapter titles include: Truth - in which you will find out five ways people lie, and why each should be avoided. Profanity - why it is not only offensive, but dangerous. Obedience - why this unpopular virtue is so necessary. Conscience - why you will never be happy if you have a troubled conscience. Conscientiousness - why it's vital to do the best job you possibly can. Forgiveness - the three reactions you can have to being wronged, and why it's so important to forgive. Additional chapters focus on the topics of industry, honesty, fidelity, justice, politeness, gratitude, benevolence, purity, repentance, treatment of enemies, and duty. (Duty to God, duties to parents, duties at school, duties to playmates, and even duties to animals!) Parents should read this book aloud to their children and discuss it with them. This book will hopefully inspire citizens of all ages to improve their own character, which will ultimately improve the character of our whole nation.

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