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In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash Topics for Discussion

Jean Shepherd
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Discuss the difference between the sources of entertainment in Ralph's childhood days in Midwestern Indiana in the Depression era and the electronic entertainment that is available to modern children. Do you think that children were happier then or today? Why?

Who do you think is more content with their adult life - Flick or Ralph? Why?

What lessons can be learned from the story of the Orpheum Gravy Boat Riot? What was Doppler's fatal mistake? How do you think that modern women would react in the same situation?

Ralph doesn't understand that the book he finds in his parent's room is pornographic. Do you think that a child could make the same mistake today?

Discuss Schwartz's motivation for setting Ralph up on the blind date. Do you think he was trying to help Ralph? Was it a joke? How do you think you would...

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