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● Teamwork is a critical part of our company’s success, so when our employees’ attitudes created low morale and problems that affected their synergy as a team, we gathered together and spent time reading and discussing the Allegory of the Two Row Boats from your book, The Language of Human Character. . . . The entire team came away from the meeting with a renewed sense of comradeship and higher morale. The positive effect of our allegory discussion has lasted longer in our workplace than any other team-building activity or seminar we have participated in. This allegory is truly inspiring and useful. Thank you. —Amy L.
● Who ever heard of News Allegories! You teach ideas and welcome others to share what they learn about current events from reading your latest News Allegory. Sensational idea! —J.M.
● Thank you [Gregg Fager], for participating in the J. Reuben Clark Law Society . . . Religious Liberty in 30 Seconds Contest. . . . Congratulations on your selection! —Mike F.
Human Progress Comment: To learn more about Religious Liberty see Relevant Human Characteristics under Public Forum / Today's Character Issue. For contest results go to:
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● Your article on the First Amendment that you have posted under "Our Story - Author Credentials" is a good reminder of initial attacks on our free exercise of religion. Since 1990 we have drifted a long way in the wrong direction. I find your arguments in the article as relevant as ever. —P. R. Jr.
● I have been reading, marking and studying To Be Virtuous, 2ed, and am finding it very helpful and enjoyable. Thanks so much for your great work! —W.B.
● Thomas Carlyle said "No good book or good thing of any kind shows its best face at first. No the most common quality of in a true work of art that has excellence and depth, is that at first sight it produces a certain disappointment." At first glance I wasn't sure what to think of your book The Language of Human Character, but the subject is so important I decided to put it to the test. The more I test it the more I am finding great excellence and depth in this book. —Anonymous
● Our literary group consisting of women under thirty discussed the three books on human character by M. Gregg Fager. We decided to identify one or more virtuous characteristics each person in the group possessed and then look up the definitions together in these books. Each young woman was pleased with the virtues their peers felt they possessed. They kept saying "this is an amazing work" and "I can do better with this characteristic." The discussion continued far longer than planned and all the women felt these books are a valuable resource in developing those virtues they need and desire, and in replacing other characteristics they do not wish to possess. —T. L.
● Nearly all of the eleven people we sent to your three-hour training seminar on legal ethics called it "the highlight" of their training experience. It was a pleasure working with you. —J. T.
● The dictionary definitions in your trilogy are helping me understand the primary and crucial importance of the "what" in virtue development. I can see that to make our human character more virtuous each of us must better understand "what" we doing, "what" it means, "what" it is worth, "what" is better, and preferably "what" is best. Thank you for helping me better understand the significance of the "what." —P. R. Jr.
● We pay close attention to "environmental impact" and we should. It's time we pay close enough attention to "human character impact." Your book The Language of Human Character is Common Sense for our day. It has all of the "human character impact" fruits of every piece of legislation, every executive order and every judicial decision. Thomas Paine would be proud. —A. P.
● In a recent team meeting at work we discussed problems we were experiencing and how we could work together better as engineers and production personnel to fix them. I shared "The Allegory of the Two Rowboats" from your book The Language of Human Character. I explained that each rowboat had the same goal of reaching land following a shipwreck at sea. I mentioned some of the contributing factors for the rowboat that failed to reach land. We discussed which rowboat team we were emulating, and which one we would like to be like. I added examples of how we could increase our effectiveness in communications and problem solving much like the team did from the rowboat that made it back to land. The message was well received and I was asked where your allegory can be found. Thank you for contributing to our team unity and effectiveness. —Andrew F.
● Your books are such a wonderful compendium of knowledge and wisdom and I do enjoy having them. —M. W.
● A neighbor family joined our family last night for a family lesson. Nine of us read and discussed "The Allegory of the King's Race" from your book The Language of Human Character. The discussion went well. Even the nine-year-old participated. Afterwards, one of the adults said "This allegory was meant for me." —Anonymous
● It occurred to me in reading your book on human character the other day that without truth virtue is meaningless. I am gaining new and mind-boggling understanding of truth and virtue in studying your work. Thanks! —P. R. Jr.
● My daughter has all three books and so do I. Just having them in the home brings a spirit that is very good. The other day she said to me in tears "If you want to change for the better you need to read these books." As her mother I am so pleased with the positive changes I am seeing in her. —R. L. W.
● I would like to thank you for a wonderful [legal ethics training] seminar and just tell you that you are one of the best! —Victor C.
● I liked the [legal ethics training] seminar we had . . . it was full of activities which is great. —Elena B.
● Attitude is everything. I am studying your book The Language of Human Character. You could have entitled it The Complete Book of Attitudes. Amazing! —P. R. Jr.