What Ever Happened to the American Dream

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Moody Press, 1993 - Business & Economics - 297 pages
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At one time Americans valued hard work, ethics, and education. Today, many of these values seemed to have been replaced by the pursuit of easy money and materialism. In this book, Larry Burkett tells readers not only why we face this problem, but how to solve it--and how to recapture the lost American Dream.

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Contents

Contents Acknowledgments
7
Introduction
9
Where Are We?
15
Defining the American Dream
27
Our Heritage
39
Whats Killing Our Economy
51
Trends in Government
65
The Inside Indicator
77
Regulation by Litigation
155
The Litigation Lottery
169
The Aging of America
181
Defining the Problem
197
How Bad Can It Get?
207
A View of the Future
221
National Solutions
237
Local Solutions
255

The Outside Regulator
91
The Global Warming Myth
105
The Hole in the Ozone Myth
113
The War Against the Worlds Hungry
127
Blueprint for Disaster
139
Preparing for the Worst
265
Notes
279
Resources
285
Index
293
Copyright

About the author (1993)

Larry Burkett, a leading author and speaker on Christian Finance, has achieved much success in his career. He has written more than 50 nonfiction books, many of them bestsellers, that offer financial advice based on fundamental Christian principles. His best-selling work, Your Finances in Changing Times, has sold more than one million copies. He has also written three novels based on the premise of Christian financial management. In 1976, Burkett founded his ministry, Christian Financial Concepts, and conducts over 200 seminars a year as its president. Since 1982, he has hosted his own daily radio show, Money Matters, which reaches millions of listeners throughout the world. Larry Burkett lives in Gainesville, Georgia.

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