“Individual faults and fragilities are no excuse to give in, and no exemption from the common obligation to give of ourselves. Today, more than ever before, I believe that each of us as individuals must not only struggle to make a better world, but to … Read More
P.M. Forni, the early Italian Literature professor who asked all of us to choose civility, died earlier this month at his Maryland home.
As a faculty member at Johns Hopkins University, Forni help found The Civility Project whose aim was to examine the importance of … Read More
Looking back on his life and presidency, George H. W. Bush made decisions consistent with specific ethical values. Here are seven illustrations.
1: Nice Guys Don’t Finish Last (Respect, Compassion) – Bush was always respectful. Even in the political fray, he never ridiculed or berated … Read More
In response to yet another controversial and unprecedented action taken by President Trump, cable news organization CNN has filed a lawsuit against the president, as well as some members of his administration, for revoking White House Correspondent Jim Acosta’s press pass to The White House. … Read More
NBC’s Saturday Night Live (Nov. 11), offered a funny and thoughtful exchange between regular Pete Davidson and Lt. Com. Dan Crenshaw, a former Navy SEAL who lost an eye from an I.E.D. in Afghanistan and was recently elected to the House.
As the segment of … Read More
“When a man does all he can, though it succeeds not well, blame not him that did it.” – George Washington, Rules of Civility
Civility is a word Mr. Trump and his spokespersons use only when condemning reporters who have the temerity to ask hard … Read More
In the run-up to the midterms on Tuesday, President Trump has been hitting the campaign trail, hitting Democrats, and anyone else in his way, about the dangers from a group of Central American migrants working their way up to the U.S. border. With Fox & … Read More