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This Insights eNewsletter was sent to subscribers on August 5, 2019.
eNewsletter Subject: Sticks and stones
In the wake of an episcopal lament over the loss of civil speech in American culture, Phil Lawler remembers the day when the ‘politics of personal destruction’ began.
There are so many directions in which this discussion can be taken.
For example, while Christians should always be respectful of other persons, they must also be truthful, and that requires a significant degree of frankness.
Truthful speech would, of course, be better than our current brand of abusive discourse, but I won’t be commenting on it today, as I am still on vacation......
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