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Reflections For Ethics Awareness Month 2022

Many of us rely upon someone or a belief system when formulating our personal sets of ethics. This may range from the fear of punishment by authority figures or an omniscient being on the one hand to philosophical learning and … Continue reading

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Right Sharing

Perhaps you have had to participate in a group project at some time in your career or in school. Every member of the group was assigned and/or expected to perform a particular role in the project’s completion. In reality, everybody … Continue reading

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“Through loyalty to the past, our mind refuses to realize that tomorrow’s joy is possible only if today’s makes way for it; that each wave owes the beauty of its line only to the withdrawal of the preceding one.”–Andre Gide … Continue reading

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“Until we stop harming one another and other sentient beings we will remain savages.” The saying from my old guru goes to the heart of high ethical standards. High standards, looked at from a different angle is etiquette. Emily Post … Continue reading

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Peace On Earth

I picked up the old library book and found a thin, vintage Christmas card somebody used as a book mark. There was only one phrase on the card, “Peace on Earth”. It was an odd, little surprise to come across … Continue reading

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Golden Rule (OpEd)

There used to be a small department store in downtown Norfolk, Nebraska called the Golden Rule. Their advertising slogan was “We Serve You Right”. The slogan was a perfect fit for the store’s name. Unfortunately, the small Golden Rule chain … Continue reading

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It’s easy to feel restless and frustrated when our plans for a successful project don’t materialize or when we’re denied what we want to have. At those times, it seems like we’ve lost a fair amount of personal power. Despite … Continue reading

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