Category Archive: Manners & Mores

How Civilizations Die

    How does the health and vitality of a culture influence its longevity? A wide variety of cultural facets foster growth and stability, or contribute to its demise: form of government, taxation, financial system, commerce, incentives for growth and production, agriculture, health care, diet, science, the family unit, roles of gender, commonly accepted sexual …

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The Bible: “The Salt Of The Earth” – Seasoning The English Language & Culture

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Though it is read far less than it used to be, the Christian Bible in various translations such as the 400 year old King James version shaped and molded like no other book the language and culture of the English speaking people.

Rules of Civility & Decent Behaviour In Company And Conversation

Rules of Civility & Decent Behaviour In Company And Conversation “No wonder everybody honoured him who honoured every body.” – Parson Weems (1758 – 1825) regarding George Washington For the first post at this site and to set the tone for future ones, I’ve chosen to share a little known aspect from the life of …

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