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Civility

Location: Colonial America
Members: 14
Latest Activity: Jan 5

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In the American Colonial/Revolutionary era, men did great things. The differences of contemporary man and the Colonial/Revolutionary man is stark. This group seeks to explore the characters of that era to recover the lost lessons of the manliness of our forefathers.

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Comment by knightlion on July 14, 2012 at 8:46pm

respect for your fellow man is important in day to day dealings in a civilized society. unfortunately for today a lot of it is missing in todays society. thanks for starting this group.

Comment by Conrad Neil on May 23, 2011 at 2:53pm

Where has civility gone in modern society? In former eras such as those our founding fathers lived in, there was no lack of contention among people. But even when two men disagreed, they did so respectfully and with courtesy to each other. For example, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson were staunch political opponents - and yet maintained a deep friendship in spite of their differences. 

 

The simple fact our modern society completely disregards is this: it doesn't cost anything to be kind. 

 

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Walking Through Clouds . we walk but we do not seeit takes a while to focusthe clouds get in the way.some say they do not seethe clouds in the way butthey are there anyway.I see the clouds clearlybut others never see themthey are looking at their feet.Sometimes the clouds liftand I can see for days butthen the clouds come back.I walk among the cloudsI also see through themwalking careful with open eyes.Some people choose what theywant to see while on Earth, andsome never see well at all.. I…See More
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