HAS AMERICA LOST ITS GRIT?


Radio host Patrick Dorinson on the lack of self-reliance in today’s society.
DATE: 05/10/2013

Discussion Questions

1. How would you define “grit”?

2. What does Patrick Dorinson mean when he says we've traded freedom for security? Have we? Which is more important?

3. Do government programs “rob” people of self reliance or help people become better? Defend your answer. Is self reliance important? Why or why not?

4. What qualities are associated with cowboys? Make a list of these qualities, good and/or bad.

5. What did you learn from the unemployment study in Denmark?


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