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#1. Community connectedness is not just about warm fuzzy tales of civic triumph. In measurable and well-documented ways, social capital makes an enormous difference in our lives ... Social capital makes us smarter, healthier, safer, richer, and better able to govern a just and stable democracy. - Author: Robert D. Putnam
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#2. Young Americans are dropping out of religion at an alarming rate of five to six times the historic rate. - Author: Robert D. Putnam
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#3. Slavery was, in fact, a social system designed to destroy social capital among slaves and between slaves and freemen. - Author: Robert D. Putnam
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#4. Social dislocation can easily breed a reactionary form of nostalgia. - Author: Robert D. Putnam
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#5. Positive people have more friends which is a key factor of happiness and longevity. - Author: Robert D. Putnam
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#6. Financial capital - the wherewithal for mass marketing - has steadily replaced social capital - that is, grassroots citizen networks - as the coin of the realm. - Author: Robert D. Putnam
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#7. If we think of politics as an industry, we might delight in its new "labour-saving efficiency", but if we think of politics as democratic deliberation, to leave people out is to miss the whole point of the exercise. - Author: Robert D. Putnam
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#8. People may go to the library looking mainly for information, but they find each other there. - Author: Robert D. Putnam
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#9. How well you do in life shouldn't depend on how well your parents did. - Author: Robert D. Putnam
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#10. What really matters from the point of view of social capital and civic engagement is not merely nominal membership, but active and involved membership. - Author: Robert D. Putnam
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#11. Busy people tend to forgo the one activity - TV watching _ that is most lethal to community involvement - Author: Robert D. Putnam
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#12. Look, we ought to do this for our kids ... We ought to have a high school so that every kid who grows up here - they're all our kids - gets a good high school education. - Author: Robert D. Putnam
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#13. TV-based politics is to political action as watching ER is to saving someone in distress. - Author: Robert D. Putnam
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#14. We all know that the way to get something done is to give it to a busy person. - Author: Robert D. Putnam
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#15. Generally speaking, lower-tier grandparents mostly donate time, replacing parental resources, whereas upper-tier grandparents mostly donate money, supplementing parental resources - Author: Robert D. Putnam
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#16. The achievement gap between children from high income and low income families is roughly 30-40% larger among children born in 2001 than among those born 25 years ago. The class gap among students entering kindergarten was two to three times higher than the racial gap. - Author: Robert D. Putnam
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#17. Social capital may turn out to be a prerequisite for, rather than a consequence of, effective computer-mediated communication. - Author: Robert D. Putnam
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#18. None of the people watching 'Big Brother' will bring you chicken soup if you get sick. - Author: Robert D. Putnam
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#19. Our national myths often exaggerate the role of the individual heroes and understate the importance of collective effort. - Author: Robert D. Putnam
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#20. In the quarter century between 1979 and 2005, average after-tax income (adjusted for inflation) grew by $900 a year for the bottom fifth of American households, by $8,700 a year for the middle fifth, and by $745,000 a year for the top 1 percent of households. - Author: Robert D. Putnam
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#21. People divorced from community, occupation, and association are first and foremost among the supporters of extremism. - Author: Robert D. Putnam
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#22. Parental wealth is especially important for social mobility, because it can provide informal insurance that allows kids to take more risks in search of more reward. - Author: Robert D. Putnam
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