Civility in Montana

AT KTVH, Dennis Bragg speaks with retiring Montana lawmakers: Even with different political perspectives, there was a feeling that civility at the State Capitol is in decline. “Right now, I think our society isn’t really in agreement about who we are as a...

Civility in Everyday Life

J. Scott Raecker, Matt Davidson and Arthur Schwartz at The Desi Moines Register: Civility is more than being polite or avoiding conflict to simply get along. Civility doesn’t mean ignoring conflict, diversity, or difference of opinion. Rather, civility is the...

Civility and Its Exceptions

By Hannah R. Pitney I have always believed that America needs more civility. During the Trump Administration especially, I thought there was a general lack of decency. I remember a moment during the first 2020 presidential debate when I thought to myself, “How is it...

Civility and Reconciliation

York Moore at Christianity Today: While my belief that civility will die a swift death in this Winter of despair, I have a hope in something greater-basic human desire. There are basic human desires that I believe will allow us to re-plant the seeds of civility once...

The Meaning of Civility

Ron Harris at The Tennessean: We can boil civility down to three key steps:   First, seeing one another for who we truly are. This takes understanding the factors that shape our identities – which include race and gender, but also things like age, physical and...