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Ben Edelman Nation

A fast food worker says Edelman is far from alone in his jerkiness

Posted December 11th, 2014

Sorry, Ms. Angelou, The Doctor Is Not In

Did you know that “Dr. Maya Angelou” was neither a physician nor …

Posted May 30th, 2014

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