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AaAaAa The monarch also stressed that this occasion "is a propitious time which prompts us to meditate on the lofty values extolled in the message of the Prophet Mohamad and think about the multiple meanings it conveys.
The October 26 Christian Science Monitor extolled Finland for boasting both "a thriving hi-tech economy ranked most competitive in the world" and "a welfare state that has created one of the globe's most egalitarian societies.
Unfortunately, the authors do not make much mention of the parallel development of social assistance programs, particularly for poor women, and of the way these programs undermined the principles of universality and inclusiveness which the social reformers of the late 19th-century extolled, and which many social policy scholars today still regard as of vital importance in income maintenance.
They are indoctrinated into the virtues extolled by the American Dream--honesty, hard work, competence, social justice, and modesty.
The virtues are extolled and elaborated on in beautiful prose and with the imaginative use of episodes in the lives of many people, rich and poor, famous and obscure.
The title of the George Piper Dances program, "Critics' Choice," was an astute, tongue-in-cheek jab at all the critics who have extolled this energetic group's talents but have regularly commented, "Pity about the choreography.