Crisis in Common Sense

Crisis in Common Sense

by William H. Dietzel

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ISBN-13: 9781620248034
Publisher: Tate Publishing & Enterprises, L.L.C.
Publication date: 01/22/2013
Pages: 412
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 15

Preface 19

Introduction 21

Prologue 25

Crisis in Common Sense: A Nation in Excess 27

Mantra 29

A Century of Time 31

Agriculture and Land Development 35

Bible Study Application 39

Blessed Birth Accidents 41

Cafe of Caring 45

Collective Consciousness Change 48

Corporate Business Gone Wrong 56

Dominant Mega-Economic Interests 60

Economic Restructuring 66

Ecumenical Practice 69

Embedded, Damaging, Mega-National Mental Attitudes 71

Entertainment by Mega-Exploitation, Hype, and Violence 77

Entitlement 79

Executive High Wages - Executive Failed Decisions 83

Federal Mega-Bankruptcy 88

Food Necessity - Migrant Farm Labor 94

Forty Days 97

Health Care Efficiency 100

High-Cost Priorities 104

Higher Cost Priorities 108

Imbalance and Rebalance of Green Nature 114

Inspiration Point 118

It Takes a Lifetime 121

Land Transportation 125

Lavish Political Largess 128

Lenten Design 132

Letting Go of the Past 134

Lifestyle Balance 137

Lifestyle Change Agents 139

Lifestyle Mechanisms: Lifestyle Leveling 141

Litigation American-Style 143

Love, War, and Peace 147

Manufacturing on the Move 155

Mega-Loan and Bank Failure 160

Mega-Loan, Mega-Bank, and Mega-Industry Bailout 163

Mental Choices 166

Middle Class to Temporary Class 169

Mindful, Still Consciousness 173

National Economic Strength 176

Natural Resource Competition: Cultural Excess 182

Need Anticipation: Personal and National 193

New Midlife 197

One Day after Christmas 200

Other People's Money 202

Our Culture of American Debt 205

Our Spirit Garden Lifestyle Balance 210

Outsourcing and Offshoring 213

Overweight America 218

Pampered Ethic 221

Paradigm Employment Revolution 224

Passion, Purpose, and Proficiency 227

Performance Deception 229

Personal Honor and Collective Trust 233

Prescription Drug Culture 236

Property, Wealth, and Power 240

Public Christian Recognition 246

Real Political - Corporate Reform 251

Recalculated Abundance: Revised Capitalism 254

Recreation Substitutes 261

Sacrifice Reversed 265

Repetitive Voices in the Head 271

Self-Discipline 275

Self-Renewing Governance 279

Self-Sabotage Lifestyle 284

Term Limits 287

The Entitlement Revolution 290

National Health Care 294

The Fitness or Convenience Lifestyle 297

The Holy Spirit Legacy… of Twenty Centuries 301

The Power of Lifestyle Expectations 304

The Price of Rolling Lifestyle Dice 309

The Substance of Bailout 313

The Twenty-First Century Walmart Message 315

The Watershed Century 322

Thou Shall Not Kill 325

Vehicle Mega-Size 328

War Effort Sharing 330

Whatever Happened to a Kid's Lifestyle? 334

What's in it for Me? America 340

Where is Corporate Boards of Directors' Balance? 344

Which Birthday Should We Celebrate? 346

Wisdom 348

Poetic Essay Form 350

Appendix 353

Bibliography 405

About the Author 411

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