Reclaiming Manners in Speech

Reclaiming Manners in Speech

“Be not forward but friendly and courteous; the first to salute, hear, and answer; and be not pensive when it’s a time to converse.” #66, Rules of Civility & Decent Behaviour in Company and Conversation* Regarding our power of speech Aristotle...
Reclaiming Manners: A Series

Reclaiming Manners: A Series

“Etiquette and ethics, rightly understood, are in fact continuous, partly because character is often revealed in outward display; moreover, the principles of self-command and consideration for others shown in ‘small manners’ are of a piece with virtue and...
To Text, or Not to Text

To Text, or Not to Text

I share some thoughts on this question at Front Porch Republic, following my attending a conference with Wendell Berry this past weekend. Texting: Why I Resolve to Avoid It John CuddebackHusband, father, and professor of Philosophy. LifeCraft springs from one...

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