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- n. plural of value
- n. a collection of guiding principles; what one deems to be correct and desirable in life, especially regarding personal conduct.
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- n. beliefs of a person or social group in which they have an emotional investment (either for or against something)
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From my place on the spectrum it just looks like a shift in values is needed.
Not everyone knows that traditional family values is code for sexism and homophobia, and most people don
Family values is code for I am more right wing than you are.
: To me, the term values have ceased to communicate what it might have years ago.
Attempting to become clear about your values and then making career decisions appropriate to them is extremely difficult so long as what you call your values are an undifferentiated mass.
He did that by using the term values, which deliberately relativized it rather than the old term virtues.
The reader who has stayed with me this far may note how often I have invoked the word values.
However, using an expert to represent your values is an efficient alternative.
Don't think that the death of their world and their values is an established fact.
They're looking for what they call a values voter candidate.
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