For a Soft Moral Culture
The Kettering Review, Vol. 19, No. 2 (Spring 2001), pp. 37-46
10 Pages Posted: 6 Oct 2012
Date Written: Spring 2001
Americans aspire to a society that is not merely civil but also good. A good society is on in which people treat one another as ends in themselves and not merely as instruments, a society in which each person is shown full respect and dignity rather than being used and manipulated. It is a social world in which people treat one another as members of a community - a much extended family - rather than only as employees, traders, consumers, or even fellow citizens.
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