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All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten Themes

Robert Fulghum
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Themes

Belief

Robert Fulghum refers to himself as a philosopher; therefore, the author shares his beliefs on many topics, mostly about mankind, God, and optimism. The author is also a minister, which makes the opinions on God even more interesting. Fulghum is no ordinary minister. He believes that the Christmas story seems irrelevant today but can see things in today's world that convey the same message. Fulghum has great reverence for Mother Teresa and her work with the poor in Calcutta. However, as much as the author admires Mother Teresa, he does not share her concept of God. Fulghum is also open minded, however, and doesn't deny anyone the right to her/his own belief system.

Despite all the news of corrupt and bad people, Fulghum believes that good people still exist. The evil people in the world are shown on the news because they are the exception. Good people...

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