Essay on Something: Puritan and Values still Resonate

Submitted By minhchau1997
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In the article, ‘Puritan Values Still Resonate in Today’s USA,’ by Tom Jacobs, Puritans’ beliefs and views are still affecting many people in our current society. It is also certain that people assume Puritan values still efsdfsdffxist in American society. In the article, they gave a few examples of when Puritan’s belief still affects people’s mind. For example, one sentence states, “A school principal canceled prom due to an exceshklhkjhhhhhhhhhhkhks of sexually charge dancing.” This is similar to Hester’s social crime, as adultery is a family issue in today’s society and is not settled by law.Because of the action [cancellation of prom] was created because the moral of conservation in sexuality was broken. On the contrary, In Scarlefdsfsdft Letter, Hester Prynne broke a moralcode, and was strongly criticized by her fellow town members. So we can see how ‘the colonists’ strict moral code fdsfdfsdc– pro-hard-work, anti-promiscuous-sex – is…, behind us.’
Another example Jacobs wrote was that, he had 104 Asian-Americans read two vignettes. ‘In the second, a school instituted a conservative dress policy prohibiting revealing clothing’. Afterwards, he had them list on a scale whether they…