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(RNS) Self-centeredness is nothing new, of course. But for a time, ideals of community and shared sacrifice seemed to hold self-centeredness in check. Many of us think our nation is still playing by ethical rules that restrained an essential selfishness. Not so.

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Tom Ehrich

Tom Ehrich is a writer, church consultant and Episcopal priest based in New York. He is the author of “Just Wondering, Jesus” and founder of the Church Wellness Project. His website is www.morningwalkmedia.com.

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  1. Fortunately we still have Mainline Protestant scolds willing to shake their fingers at others while pretending to do it only for their own good; self-congratulation wrapped up in moralizing and vapid, simpering primness stills seems to be default mode for clergy.

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