Until we have agreed that we will speak truthfully and respectfully to and about each other, and that we will not choose as our representatives people who are unable to do either, we cannot hope for progress on anything else.
Here is my Christmas letter to my friends for this year. We tend these days to separate words and actions sharply. Words are just words. Words are cheap. What counts is action, and action can get on well without words. Good talk, bad talk—it’s all just talk, it’s all inconsequential. We don’t confer much creditContinue reading “Truthfulness and the Word (Christmas 2018)”