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A Civil Society

The across the street neighbor and I were discussing current events and what we would do if we were in charge of things. Chuck quipped, “If everyone practiced civility, there wouldn’t be much wrong with the world.” I agreed that … Continue reading

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Civil Mindset

The polarization of the U.S. citizenry and of Congress along with the increase in slander and libel by popular commentators and political leaders are stains on the fabric of our political system and a violation of the basic principles of … Continue reading

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In Dialogue

Today’s post about dialogue dovetails with yesterday’s meanderings about civility. This is because civility is largely dependent upon fair, honest communication. In discussions about social norms, policy, and so on, all affected parties need to have a say and to … Continue reading

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More Thoughts About Civility

“Oh, if only Congress could pass a law that encourages civility in our country!” That’s what my young friend Jonathan exclaimed when I reminded him that May is National Civility Awareness Month. I couldn’t help but reply that one of … Continue reading

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Win With Civility Month

There is some controversy about civility in the United States, or more exactly, the decline of civility. It is well-known that civility and civility are social lubricants that enable us to get along and discuss things better. On the other … Continue reading

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What Has Happened To Civility?

It’s difficult enough to get along in life as it is. The difficulty increases as we encounter the incivility in the world. This state of affairs tempts me to believe those pop psychologists who say we are experiencing an epidemic … Continue reading

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Yearning For Civility

Out of curiosity, my friend Jorge looked up the salaries of members of the House of Representatives and the Senate. According to official sources, members of Congress and Senators receive $174,000 per year. The Majority and Minority Leaders of both … Continue reading

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