Puritan Ethics, Social Welfare And Social Programs

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The three key concepts I have chosen for discussion are, Puritan ethics, Social welfare and Social programs. The Puritan ethic practice and thought which argued to simple points, one that only those people with a moral defect required assistance. And two those who failed did so because they had an uncorrected morals and was considered as sinful. The early understanding of Social welfare was that individuals would take care of themselves and if not the families would contribute to supporting in any way possible. Early laws place this responsibility on the families. In a larger since these laws have protected the sanctity of the families. If the genesis of this thought and practice was fulfilled the institution of social welfare would be needed.
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