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The moral ambiguity of America.

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Published by Canadian Broadcasting Corp. in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Civilization -- 20th century.,
    • United States -- Moral conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesThe Massey lectures,, 1966
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE169.1 .G653
      The Physical Object
      Pagination88 p.
      Number of Pages88
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5552294M
      LC Control Number67031991

        An America that isn’t full of good people won’t remain a good nation, nor will it remain strong and free over the long haul. Our country’s lack of morality has real consequences that are. Upon the Altar of the Nation is a provocative and disturbing moral history of the Civil War. It is not a merely a religious or intellectual history, but a history that explicitly makes judgments about "the distances between the oughts and the actualities" (xii). It would be nice if we always knew the morally right thing to do, if our choices and commitments were painted in stark black and white. Unfortunately life is full of gray areas, including situations in which all the choices that confront us seem morally problematic, in which all the people who surround us seem composed of equal parts good and evil. America the Illiterate childish narratives and clichés. It is thrown into confusion by ambiguity, nuance and self-reflection. advertising america book campaign culture hedges history.


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