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is associated with more traditional families, whereby there is a set list or collection of social values such as; discipline, respect for authority, and even sexual abstinence outside of marriage. These are not typically followed in a modern society by the majority.

FAMILY VALUES: "Most families, typically with traditional morals and ideals will have 'family values' including discipline and a general respect for authority."

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