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Airlines, tour operators and hotel chains are all hard at work undermining the Puritan Work Ethic with a smorgasbord of special offers for the "business extender," ranging from half-price hotel rooms (with "welcome" fruit baskets, flowers, Champagne and a "personal thank-you" from the assistant deputy house manager) to elaborately packaged mini-vacations (with "gourmet" dinners, tickets to a show, golf and tennis), insidiously favoring double occupancy.
He co-authored the book with his brother Ken, and will discuss how the Puritan work ethic and principles helped make American businesses great, and are essential elements of the family.
: During a decade living abroad I discovered the planet's Idle Majority, the billions who reject the Puritan work ethic and extol leisure.
And I started sharing my experiences from the show, and my belief that we'd wage this war against the Puritan work ethic.
Drobnich blames 400 years of the Puritan work ethic for the shame Americans feel over a midday snooze.
Nevertheless, virtue, talent, and the Puritan work ethic prevail.
The Puritan work ethic made many colonists modestly wealthy, too, despite their lack of a defining cash crop.
The genre seems to have emerged from the American tradition of optimism but has also drawn on Reformational Christianity, the Puritan work ethic, health awareness, the rise of psychology, American etiquette and business culture.