Miscellany: Shame Chart

In Manhattan, J. Robert Stout, 55, president of the International Benjamin Franklin Society, founder of Educational Thrift Service and onetime president of the New York Rotary Club, asked a dozen assorted bankers, psychologists, admen and businessmen to lunch. After lunch, Mr. Stout presented each of his guests with a booklet containing 100 exceedingly personal questions which were designed to foster sharp self-appraisal, shame the questionee to better behavior. Each answer carried with it a grade, and the final total of plus and minus ratings located the individual in society. Some questions:...

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