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Does Your Conscience Bother You? Tell The Truth

Franklin Evans: Unless a rational, civil debate is possible, nothing will be …

Posted April 10th, 2014

French Café Tips Polite Customers

Qu’est-ce que c’est?: A cafe on the French Riviera has gained international …

Posted December 23rd, 2013

Being Good In Public, Being Bad In Public

The photo above, taken on the NY subway system, has gone viral. …

Posted November 8th, 2013

Go To The Funeral

A reader sends this short NPR essay from a woman whose father …

Posted August 22nd, 2013

Feminism As Miserabilism

Hector sends an essay from the same New York Times blog as …

Posted August 2nd, 2013

Against Talking About Elder Nookie

So, I was recently standing outside around a fire with a few …

Posted March 26th, 2013

A Culture Of Asshats

Peter Frase writes a half-hearted defense of rude Soviet waiters, comparing them …

Posted February 11th, 2013

Politeness Vs. Political Correctness

An Evans-Manning to Glaivester, who, in the “Tyranny Of The Offence-Takers” thread, …

Posted December 11th, 2012

Captain You Planet In The Coffee Shop

I am once again in a coffee shop, and am once again …

Posted November 28th, 2012

Ten Points Off For Being ‘Discriminatory’

Alan Jacobs draws attention to a “civility clause” a Canadian college professor …

Posted November 13th, 2012

Public Space, Private Space

On Mondays and Wednesdays, I drop my oldest son off at his …

Posted November 12th, 2012