Monday, June 9, 2003 Radio Show
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Weekend in Review
7000 People Pose Nude on a street in Barcelona. This is art? A Lutheran Priest in Denmark Declares There is No God. But he may not be defrocked because the government, not the Lutheran church decides who stays and goes; Florida Woman Has to Unveil to Get Her Driver's License. ACLU rails, but common sense prevails; The Decline of Teachers. A dean at City College in NYC explains that the breakdown of boundaries between teacher and student are largely responsible for poor schools; Convicted Killer Escapes from New Hampshire prison. What if he murders someone while loose? Would the anti-capital punishment crowd acknowledge that they would be blood on their hands if he did? Episcopalians Appoint a Gay Bishop. He was married and has two kids, but prefers the gay life style.
Who is a True Hero
Guest: Shmuley Boteach, author of Private Adam: Becoming a Hero in a Selfish Age.
Why America Outpaces Europe
The answer, according to an NYU professor of finance writing in the NY Times, is that Americans are more religious. Dennis explains that the Judeo-Christian tradition attaches great dignity to work and self-reliance. Europeans have lost that tradition. They prefer to have the state look after them.