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The Michigan Daily-Wednesday; May 19, 1982-Page 11
AMERICANS POLLED ON WORK, RELIGION
Survey explores world values
WASHINGTON (AP)- Compared to Western in 15 countries where the survey was conducted. "those who are not able to make it" and "those whc
Europeans and the Japanese, Americans take more THE RESULTS also suggest that the Japanese and get richer every year."
pride in their work, are more willing to fight for their West Germans are least willing to go to war for their The survey also reported that:
country, and are more likely to believe in God, life af- countries and are the least likely to say that they are " 84 percent of Americans polled take a great deal
ter death and the Ten Commandments, according to proud of their nationality. Americans came in first in of pride in their work. For Europeans as.a whole, only
preliminary results of a survey sponsored by the those areas. 36 percent replied that way, while among Japanese, it
Catholic Church on changing world values which But the Irish say they are the happiest people in the was 37 percent;
were released yesterday. world, with Americans ranking third. " 71 percent of Americans-but only 43 percent of
The survey, conducted by the Gallup Organization, The Rev. Cassian Yuhaus, president of the center, Europeans as a whole, 35 percent of West Germans
said that on a political scale of left to right, called the project "the most exciting study that's and 22 percent of Japanese-said they would be
Americans rate themselves among the world's con- been done in modern times." willing to fight for their countries in another war;
servatives-to the left of South Africans and the HE SAID THE research would enable social " 95 percent of the Americans and Irish declare a
people of Belgium, Northern Ireland and the thinkers to find ways to bridge a gap, which he said is belief in God. Only 39 percent of the Japanese, 62 per-
Republic of Ireland, but to the right of everyone else growing and is "fraught with danger," between cent of the French, and 76percent of the British do.
50 years
o nude
sunbathing
to end at
Moonstone
SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (UPI)- t1 S e
Sunbathing purists are soaking up all * - oa\
the sun they can at Moonstone Beach
before Uncle Sam takes title and puts
wraps on the popular nudist haven. x'
Within a few weeks, the U.S. Fish and n
Wildlife Service is expected to take
possession of the beach as part of a 115- \t
acre tract being donated to the gover- \
nment. 1i) \, \$
The.beach and surrounding land will r ' k
become part of the nearby Trustom .C \ )
Pone Wildlife Refuge, where federal " N
regulations already prohibit nudity. It -
would end a 50-year tradition of sun-
bathing in the buff.
"I hate the idea," librarian Jim
Berkise, 33, of Hartford, Conn., said
Sunday while lounging in the buff with
his equally nude female friend.
Don Tiller of the Fish and Wildlife
Service said the problem isn't so much
the nudists, but those who come to gawk
at the unclothed bodies lounging on the
sands. This poses a danger that the
fragile wildlife area will be damaged by
thoughtless voyeurs, he said.
"I love the sun-I'm a sun worship-
per, Leo Levesque, 61, of Lincoln, ex-
plained. He said the introduction of at-
tire on the beach will end a natural \
camaraderie among the hundreds who too
flock to it each weekend. \1
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