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With Respect

“These days, trouble is, people just don’t respect the environment anymore.” This is what one woman said to another woman at the public library yesterday. I had been relaxing in one of the library’s upholstered chairs, leafing through a couple … Continue reading

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Have We Forgotten The Golden Rule?

I noticed a fellow grocery shopper perusing the magazine and tabloid cover photos of celebrities and politicians at the supermarket checkout line the other day. He noticed me noticing him, then he said, “There is a Golden Rule: The man … Continue reading

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Thoughts About Integrity

Today’s commentary will be an act of walking on eggshells and being careful to not be too judgmental. This is made trickier due to the amount of criminality and lack of character that takes place in full view of the … 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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Respect

Have you seen one of the videos about esteemed violinist Joshua Bell playing his $3,500,000 violin on a subway platform? Bell is one of the most famous violinists in the world. A few days before the experiment in the subway, … Continue reading

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Dignity

Dignity is a virtue that shows externally and felt internally. It’s not pomposity nor a façade. We recognize a person with dignity right away. One of the most dignified persons I’ve ever had the privilege to meet was my former … Continue reading

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International Civility Awareness Month

At times, I feel despondent about the overabundance of boorish, uncouth, loutish speech and behavior in our nation and the world. The advocacy of self-centeredness and uncivility by many cultural leaders sometimes makes me want to throw my hands up … Continue reading

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