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Right on! Material wealth is not success. Money helps reach some goals, but when the money is not there, real character surfaces if training has been appropriate. Is it wrong to be a social worker at $25G? What if your efforts save lives or influence in a positive way even one young person? Look at the Mennonite communities or the Salvation Army workers. Are they financially wealthy and able to leave their offspring money to burn? No. But look at the "success" they develop in next generations.

Which leads me to my addtion to this subject.

Teaching the work ethic and minimizing the financial adpects is virtuous, but it is all for nought if there is noty an accompanying spiritual emphasis. When John Ashcroft says Jesus Christ is his King, he is not being disloyal to America; he is stating a principle that is being torn from the hearts of Americans by the liberal establishment who put power ahead of principle.

Our founding fathers named faith in God and the Bible as the glue to hold this nation together and the inspiration to reach goals as stated in the Declaration and the Constitution.

Spending time with children must include spending time with God. And living an example of high spiritual and moral character is the best teaching young people will receive. If this occurs, the work ethic and the lack of greed or at least the heart to do well with wealth will prevail.

Sounds alot like tax cuts. They're a great idea. But if we cut the size and scope of governments, tax cuts surely will follow. Don't get the cart before the horse.
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