Analysis Of David Brooks Prodigal Sons

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Misplaced Efforts
In, “Prodigal Sons,” David Brooks relates the biblical story of the prodigal sons to modern societal work standards and claims to readers that the father in the story is how people should treat the lower class. Brooks’ assertions are false because society should not reward those who don’t work and people should learn to take criticism, not use it as an excuse for doing the wrong thing.
Brooks explains that those who wasted their money and time living a life of indulgences should be received with open arms if they come to lose their money because of their irresponsible choices. If it’s the person’s fault that they’re in a horrible situation then it’s their responsibility to get themselves out, not someone else’s. Pleading
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