Tag: Social Harmony

How to Contribute to Social Harmony

The great majority of Americans agree that overcoming the division among us is imperative. We have to learn to speak with one another in a more respectful, positive way. In doing so, we may find the disagreement between us is not as great as we...

Restoring Social Harmony

I ended my recent essay, Revisiting Ancient Wisdom, by recalling Confucius’ view that getting beyond self-adulation improves ourselves, our communities, “and ultimately the world.” This essay expands on that idea. The Anglican lay theologian C. S...

“Maybe I’m Wrong”

The words “Maybe I’m Wrong” are not heard much any more, and it is a fair assumption that fewer people than in past generations even think of them. That is because in recent decades the emphasis in education and the general culture has been on self...