American Teens Lie, Cheat, & Steal

Chuck Colson, BreakPoint

Important Quotes

An important quote from this article is where the author states that " Results paint a troubling picture of our future politicans and parents." This quote is important because this is giving us a hint of what our future is going to look like.

Another important quote from this article is where the author says, " Yet despite all the admissions of lying, theft,and cheating, 93% described themselves as "Satisfied with their personal ethics" this quote is important to the article because this is showng us how much negativty is in the world with lying.

Important Vocabulary

contemporary Ethics- Ethics that are going to stay like they are which means untemporary.

Future- Is giving us data to problems we can fix in the future

Attitudes- Showing how they are reacting to the questions

Lying- A lot of people are lying, so in the future we are trying to stop this lying so we will have a better community

Main Idea of Article

The main idea was that the teens in america were messing up the future for america for the older people and children by lying, stealing, and cheating.

Authors Purpose

The authors purpose for this article was to prove that our community is not as good as we think it is so we will have to stop this in the future.