The Compassionate Conservative: Assuming Responsibility and Respecting Human Dignity

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THE COMPASSIONATE CONSERVATIVE
Assuming Responsibility and Respecting Human Dignity

Joseph J. Jacobs, Ph.D.

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Institute for Contemporary Studies
Oakland, California

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Foreword ix
  • Preface xiii
  • Acknowledgments xvii
  • Introduction xix
  • Part One - Roots of the Problem 1
  • Chapter 1 - The Tyranny of Words 3
  • Chapter 2 - The Arrogant Elitists 18
  • Chapter 3 - The Politics of Envy 36
  • Chapter 4 - The Myth of a Risk-Free Society 53
  • Chapter 5 - The Myth of Infinite Resources 77
  • Part Two - The Consequences 97
  • Chapter 6 - The Quality of Life and the Environmental Religion 99
  • Chapter 7 - Who is More Important? 109
  • Chapter 8 - Education 129
  • Chapter 9 - Junk Science 148
  • Chapter 10 - Social Engineering: Mythical Compassion 171
  • Part Three - Toward Solutions 189
  • Chapter 11 - Morality in Business 191
  • Chapter 12 - Energy, the Staff of Life 209
  • Chapter 13 - The Freudian Slip 227
  • Chapter 14 - The Tyranny of Words: Redux 245
  • Epilogue 254
  • Addendum: Conversions 261
  • About Ics 278
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