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Choosing Civility by P.M. Forni
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Dec 13, 2011

really liked it
bookshelves: self-improvement
Recommended for: everyone
Read in December, 2011

This is not my usual book, since I'm always on the Fiction side of the library. I did enjoy it, though. As someone who has been disturbed by the increasing rudeness of our society, I was surprised when the author suggested that in some ways we're LESS rude than we were in the past. There's a new way of looking at things I hadn't considered, so on that basis alone it was worth my time.
I did like the rules, and the examples of uncivil vs. civil responses to the same situation. There are some rules I need to pay more attention to myself, which makes me a bit more forgiving of others who also behave badly from time to time.
Our world would be a better place if everyone practiced the considerate conduct outlined in this book.

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