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Book details
  • SubGenre:General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:164
  • eBook ISBN:9781617920431

Choice Matters

by Paul Gerhardt and Barbara Gerhardt

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This is a book about choices. It is about the choices we can make and the choices we would like to make, but which are forbidden to us. The choices are not only personal, but societal as well. This book takes the position that freedom to choose is important. Is essential to ultimate happiness and to a truly free and just society. True freedom means choice.
This book tackles tough questions and comes up with possible, pragmatic, workable solutions. There are 25 chapters covering: elements of choice, women's reproductive issues, definition of human life, "conceptionist" conceptions, end of life choices, Theocracy vs. Democracy, population, choice in jobs, sex education; choice regarding illegal drugs, tobacco, alcohol, gambling, and marijuana; choices of behavior, gun control, gay marriage. Also, chapters entitled: To Sue Or Not To Sue?, Labels Of Choice, Is There A Statesman In The House?, and War Vs. Peace
About the author
Paul and Barbara Gerhardt are the co-authors of CHOICE MATTERS. Paul has written a previous humorous book entitled FELINE FOUR, and Barbara has written and illustrated two childrens books. The Gerhardts have lived in Sarasota, Florida for the past 39 years, during which they have hashed and re-hashed the questions and concerns which provide the basis for CHOICE MATTERS. Their book seeks to stimulate thought and discussion on a myriad of issues and illustrate the importance of well-thoughtout, pragmatic choice in our personal and public life.