Essay on Northwood Idea
Is the Northwood Idea relevant today? By now you all have read and formulated an opinion upon the relevance of the Northwood idea. Some of you may agree totally, while others may completely disagree. At the core of the Northwood Idea is the notion of developing the character of the student and learning how to serve others (Watts, 2014). As students, our character is developed by subscribing to the Judeo-Christian ethic by means of following the golden rule, emphasizing work and thrift, and understanding the importance of business.
This country was founded on the idea of a Judeo-Christian ethic because our founding Father’s heritage was influenced greatly upon this ideology. This school of thought …show more content…
I think we all understand the importance of business through the eyes of capitalism in America today. As I researched free market and capitalistic ideas I came across something I wanted to share with you all. Here is a review of a recent survey completed in mid-October of this year that revealed some interesting results (PewResearchCenter, 2014). The Pew Research Center poled the people of 44 different countries this past spring. This simple question asked was whether they agree or disagree with the following statement, “Most people are better off in a free market economy, even though some people are rich and some are poor." The pole reveled an interesting outcome. Worldwide, 66% of those