Reform Responsa for Our Time

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The only ones receiving any type of payback are the Military Companies like Lockheed, Boeing and others! the empires plans very well indeed. Petitions that have been signed over the years supporting similar reforms. There is perceptible improvement in communal situation. If expectations are perceived as legitimate AND easy to satisfy, there is no need for social movement. Did the reform create a lasting change in the way people view the institution that was reformed.

Pages: 320

Publisher: CCAR Press/HUC Press (July 14, 2010)


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