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The newly released edition of: Character Values: Promoting a Virtuous Lifestyle,is sure to have much to contribute to the political and moral climate in America today. This revolutionary new system unites all of the major groupings of virtues, values, and ideals into a unified ten level hierarchy, the first grand unified theory of its type. As a unified theory, it has the potential to revolutionize the way we view religion, ethics, and politics as we know them. It has an appeal to politics with respect to the 'civil liberties' (providence-liberty-civility-austerity), to the spiritually minded with respect to the theological virtues (faith-hope-charity-decency), to philosophers in regard to the classical Greek values (beauty-truth-goodness-wisdom), to secular humanists with respect to the 'humanistic values' (peace-love-tranquility-equality), and even a mystical slant, 'the mystical values' (ecstasy-bliss-joy-harmony), amongst others. Such a systematic unified hierarchy draws together all of these diverse philosophies into a single system, with applications and ramifications accordingly.

A further bonus aspect to this book is the grand synthesis of this ethical hierarchy with the principles of behavioral psychology (chapter three), an exciting synthesis of religious and scientific principles. Indeed, this application gives the first objective, scientific grounding to the purely subjective realm of ethics and morality, sure to be of immediate interest to researchers in psychology, as well as anyone with religious beliefs. This basic theme is further followed up in chapters 13-19 with a detailed examination of the corresponding realm of the "vices." Indeed, any true understanding of the virtues is necessarily tempered by a further contrast with the vices, for only then does this "real life" interpretation become conceptually complete.

In chapters 20-21, I further outline how such an all-inclusive ethical hierarchy is amenable to programming directly into the computer, resulting in the first ethically-based program for Artificial Intelligence. This new invention could ultimately serve as the basis for an entirely new interractive operating system, completely novel in its ability to simulate motivationally charged language in an AI role; an achievement that has previously eluded AI researchers due to the lack of a good model of motivation in general. Such an all inclusive conceptual synthesis contains widespread applications to virtually everyone, whether they are computer savy fans, the religiously minded, parents interested in family values, or those interested in psychology. I invite everyone to examine the free introductory, Chapter Excerpt (please see link at the end of this CONTACT page), where I lay out the entire outline of the remaining 38 chapters. Should you find this taste intriguing, I guarantee that the remainder of the book will prove equally exciting. Enjoy!



John E. LaMuth is a 65 year-old counselor and author, native to the Southern California area. Credentials include a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biological Sciences from University of California, Irvine: followed by a Master of Science Degree in Counseling from California State University, Fullerton; with an emphasis in Marriage, Family, and Child Counseling. Postgraduate career choices include social work with abused children, and as an educator in the field of psychology. PhD in Bioethics, Sustainability and Global Public Health was awarded in May, 2018 by the American University of Sovereign Nations (AUSN), United States of America (USA).John is currently engaged in private practice in Divorce and Family Mediation Counseling in the Southern CA area JLM Mediation Service Box 105 - Lucerne Valley, CA 92356. John is also Professor for Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution at The American University of Sovereign Nations, located at San Carlos Arizona USA. Education PhD in Bioethics, Sustainability and Global Public Health bestowed in May, 2018 by the American University of Sovereign Nations (AUSN), United States of America (USA). MS Counseling (1984) Calif. State Univ. Fullerton Counseling with emphasis in Marriage, Family and Child Counseling BS Biological Sciences (1977) Univ. of Calif. Irvine Biological Sciences with Honors Diploma for Research in Psychobiology

LaMuth, John. A Revolution in Family Values: Tradition vs. Technology. Fairhaven Books: Lucerne Valley, March 2002 ISBN #: 1929649657 Note: perfect bound 460 pages.
LaMuth, John. The Ultimate Guide to Family Values: A Grand Unified Theory of Ethics and Morality (Deluxe Edition). Fairhaven Books, June 2002 ISBN # 1929649282 Note: perfect bound - 225 pages.
LaMuth, J. E. (2000). A Holistic Model of Ethical Behavior Based Upon a Me-taperspectival Hierarchy of the Traditional Groupings of Virtue, Values, & Ideals. Proceedings of the 44th Annual World Congress for the Int. Society for the Systems Sciences Toronto.
LaMuth, J. E. (2003). Inductive Inference Affective Language Analyzer Simulating AI. - US Patent # 6,587,846.
LaMuth, J. E. (2004). Behavioral Foundations for the Behaviourome / Mind Mapping Project. Proceedings for the Eighth International Tsukuba Bioethics Roundtable,Tsukuba, Japan.
LaMuth, J. E. (2004). Communication Breakdown: Decoding the Riddle of Mental Illness. Lucerne Valley, CA: Fairhaven. LaMuth, J. E. (2005). Character Values: Promoting a Virtuous Lifestyle. Lucerne Valley, CA: Fairhaven.
LaMuth, J. E. (2007). Inductive Inference Affective Language Analyzer Simulating Transitional AI. - US Patent # 7,236,963.

Presentation of a paper at ISSS 2000 (International Society for Systems Sciences) Conference in Toronto, Canada on various aspects of the new science of Powerplay Politics TM.
Toward a Science of Consciousness: TUCSON April 8-12, 2002 Tucson Convention Center, Tucson, Arizona-sponsored by the Center for Consciousness Studies-University of Arizona (poster presentation).
8th International Tsukaba Bioethics Conference at Tsukaba, Japan on Feb. 15 to 17, 2003

Honors Honors Diploma for Research in Biological Sciences (June 1977) - Univ. of Calif. Irvine (including journal publication).

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