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This edition features • illustrations • a linked Table of Contents and Index CONTENTS INTRODUCTION CHAPTER I. Prosperity CHAPTER II. Home-­building for the Nation CHAPTER III. Better Times on the Farm CHAPTER IV. Principles of Conservation CHAPTER V. Waterways CHAPTER VI. Business CHAPTER VII. The Moral Issue CHAPTER VIII. Public Spirit CHAPTER IX. The Children CHAPTER X. An Equal Chance CHAPTER XI. The New Patriotism CHAPTER XII. The Present Battle INDEX About the Author "Gifford Pinchot (1865 – 1946) was an American forester and politician. Pinchot served as the first Chief of the United States Forest Service from 1905 until his firing in 1910, and was the 28th Governor of Pennsylvania, serving from 1923 to 1927, and again from 1931 to 1935.­"--­Wikipedia

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Finding Common Ground for the Common Good
There is a war going on in our nation's political discourse. Polarizing labels--­left/right, Republican/Democrat, young/old, rich/poor, traditional/progressive--­define and divide us. And in the process we've lost a vision for the common good.
Jim Wallis believes our life together can be better. And he thinks both conservatives and liberals have something to offer in finding answers to today's complex problems. Personal responsibility and social responsibility are equally important: we must make good individual choices and also care for our neighbors. Wallis explores the role government can play in promoting the good of society, showing how its balanced presence can make a difference in the lives of the poor and vulnerable, and he offers hope for a more respectful conversation. He suggests making "Ten Personal Decisions for the Common Good" as you envision a more hopeful future.
This is a selection from On God's Side: What Religion Forgets . . .

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