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Encyclopedia > Rushworth Kidder

Rushworth M. Kidder founded the Institute for Global Ethics (http://www.globalethics.org/) in 1990, and is the author of Moral Courage and How Good People Make Tough Choices: Resolving the Dilemmas of Ethical Living. He was at one time a columnist for the Christian Science Monitor. The Christian Science Monitor is an international daily newspaper published daily, Monday through Friday. ...


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An Analysis of Two Poems (5261 words)
Rushworth Kidder, however, suggests that the "balloonman" is "simply a sign of returning spring and a focus for childhood's delights in fragile and evanescent toys." Furthermore, Kidder suggests a linking to the "Pied Piper" in the sense that the "balloonman" also "draws children out of their separate boyish … and girlish … concerns" (24).
Kidder observes that the "balloonman" draws the children "toward each other, [and thus] toward a world of complex adult interrelationships which is … ominously waiting" (24).
Rushworth Kidder, who described the poem as a "brief description of autumn," states that "the single leaf falling is a metaphor for both physical and spiritual isolation" (200-201).
Repairing the three-legged stool of ethics: A Conversation with Rushworth Kidder - Maine Policy Review - Margaret Chase ... (3971 words)
Rushworth Kidder was one of the first western journalists to visit Chernobyl after the nuclear power plant accident there in 1986.
Kidder would not be telling this story, of course, if there were not an ethical point to be made.
Kidder acknowledges that codes of ethics are only as good as those who choose to support them.
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