Difference between revisions of "Family values"

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Family values often overlap with [[conservative]] or [[small town values]] and include:
 
Family values often overlap with [[conservative]] or [[small town values]] and include:
 
* Strong emphasis on the sanctity of [[marriage]]
 
* Strong emphasis on the sanctity of [[marriage]]
* Opposition to [[homosexual]] indoctrination
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* Opposition to [[homosexual]] [[indoctrination]] and [[San Francisco values]]
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* Opposition to [[Hollywood values|Hollywood]] indoctrination and [[propaganda]].
 
* [[Pro-life]] beliefs
 
* [[Pro-life]] beliefs
 
* Belief in the importance of religion and [[prayer]] in everyday life
 
* Belief in the importance of religion and [[prayer]] in everyday life
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* An emphasis on hard-work and strong personal character
 
* An emphasis on hard-work and strong personal character
 
* An emphasis on personal responsibility
 
* An emphasis on personal responsibility
* Belief that parents, and not [[government]], know what is best for their children
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* Belief that parents, and not [[government]] or [[public school]]s, know what is best for their children
* Emphasis on self reliance, as opposed to government handouts
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* Emphasis on self reliance, as opposed to [[Welfare state|government handouts]]
 
* Respect for historical precedence and longstanding values
 
* Respect for historical precedence and longstanding values
  

Revision as of 14:54, 4 April 2014

Family values refers to a set of common beliefs held by those who believe the family is the cornerstone of society. It is a phrase most often associated with American conservatives.

Family values often overlap with conservative or small town values and include:

Those who do not agree with these family values sometimes mock those who hold them, even going so far as to call values-holders racist or rednecks.

See also