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  • 00:42

    Civility AND Reason: Lunch with Louden 6/4/15

    in Politics

    “Civility without reason, or reason without civility, are disingenuous attempts to understand one another.” Call 301-259-1869 and share your thoughts on this statement. We might play your comment on Lunch with Louden!


    Background:


    Poll after poll tells us that Americans agree with one another more than they disagree. This appears to be true whether the topic is the toxic effects of money in politics, the over-reach of corporate persons, inequality within justice and law enforcement, or who should be allowed to vote. So why does the country feel so polarized?


    We have talked before about how word tricks are used to make us appear unlike one another: that polarization is the antidote to unity.


    Coffee Party USA has taken the position that civility and reason are the the keys to unlocking the linguistic doors between the many houses of American thought. But civility is often discounted as manners over substance, and reason is often discounted as “your” facts.


    IMHO civility and reason only become powerful when exercised together. Civility without reason and reason without civility are just more of “the same”: noise that passes for conversation and the verbal jousting that passes for attempts to understand one another.


    If the goal is to see where we do agree, where we can join to make change, then certainly the concept of civility AND reason are worth a try.


     


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  • 00:31

    Where did civility go, I'm missing it!

    in Spirituality

    Spirited was actually on the board of an organization called "Civility-at-Large" years ago.  The intent was to focus on the issues surrounding the growing lack of civility between people of all walks of life.  The subject still is an intense one for her, as well as most of us, as we go along our way each day.


    From Bullying and lack of senstivity to where to draw the line in our interpersonal relationships in all areas of our lives, it's all quite a spiritual topic! 


    Tune in to what promises to be a show that some may not want to hear, and others may leave applauding!  

  • 01:01

    The Debate That Cried Out for Civility and Reason: Lunch with Louden 11/05/15.

    in Politics

    The most recent primary candidate debate was a political scream for help. “Are you a comic book version of a president?” I was shocked and remain concerned about the lack of civility and reason.


    Those of us who value civility and reason now have a perfect compass point for our stand: that we, the people, deserve adult, fact based, and respectable discussion on meaningful issues before this republic’s democracy. 


    On November 6th, the day after this broadcast, there will be a candidate forum moderated by Rachel Maddow, and on November 14th the next primary candidate debate will be moderated by John Dickerson. Charlie Rose asked Mr. Dickerson if the last debate was "a teachable moment"? I think it was. And you?


    You can share your observations about this most recent debate and thoughts about your hopes for future debates by calling in, participating in chat during the broadcast OR you can join the ongoing conversaton between now and air time on Lunch with Louden 


     


     

  • 00:45

    Employee Retention and Recognition and Loyalty with Mitzi Perdue

    in Business

    Frank Perdue was a master of employee recognition and retention  and loyalty while growing his family business to over 19,000 employees.  Mitzi Perdue will talk with Cynthia Lett about the various methods he used to make his employees feel like they mattered to the operation and to him.  Civility in the workplace was practiced consistently by Frank with outstanding results.  Listen to Mitzi's recountings of her observations of Frank and the methods he used to make everyone feel counted and important.  As the daughter of the co-founder of Sheraton Hotel Company, Mitzi has witness great business growth techniques and the entrepreneural spirit it takes for success. These are great lessons in good business.

  • 00:12

    JR Wild Show episode 3 -- Civility

    in Politics

    Tonight we are on late, because I was at a local meeting.  They where talking about civility and that is what we will do tonight.  

  • 01:22

    Polight Believes In The Egypt Pantheon - Yet, Ask Did Egypt Believe In God's

    in Social Networking

    Black Intelligentsia via Israel Doctrine Community Covenant
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    I will express myself with civility, courtesy, and respect for every member of the Black Intelligentsia online community, especially toward those with whom I disagree, even if I feel disrespected by them. (Romans 12:17-21)

    I will express my disagreements with other community members' ideas without insulting, mocking, or slandering them personally. (Matthew 5:22)

    I will not exaggerate others' beliefs nor make unfounded prejudicial assumptions based on labels, categories, or stereotypes. I will always extend the benefit of the doubt. (Ephesians 4:29)

    I will hold others accountable by clicking "report" on comments that violate these principles, based not on what ideas are expressed but on how they're expressed. (2 Thessalonians 3:13-15)

    I understand that comments reported as abusive are reviewed by Black Intelligentsia staff and are subject to removal. Repeat offenders will be blocked from making further comments. (Proverbs 18:7)

    When we use the term intellectual, we are talking about people who struggle around ideas— writers, poets, scholars, researchers, teachers, students, and activists.
    Intellectuals are people who grapple with ideas and who function in the cultural, political, educational, and economic domains of the society.

  • 00:12

    In This Information Age - Why Do We Have More Scholars And Less Activist

    in Social Networking

    Black Intelligentsia via Israel Doctrine Community Covenant
    Support Our Community:  https://www.paypal.me/israeldoctrine

    I will express myself with civility, courtesy, and respect for every member of the Black Intelligentsia online community, especially toward those with whom I disagree, even if I feel disrespected by them. (Romans 12:17-21)

    I will express my disagreements with other community members' ideas without insulting, mocking, or slandering them personally. (Matthew 5:22)

    I will not exaggerate others' beliefs nor make unfounded prejudicial assumptions based on labels, categories, or stereotypes. I will always extend the benefit of the doubt. (Ephesians 4:29)

    I will hold others accountable by clicking "report" on comments that violate these principles, based not on what ideas are expressed but on how they're expressed. (2 Thessalonians 3:13-15)

    I understand that comments reported as abusive are reviewed by Black Intelligentsia staff and are subject to removal. Repeat offenders will be blocked from making further comments. (Proverbs 18:7)

    When we use the term intellectual, we are talking about people who struggle around ideas— writers, poets, scholars, researchers, teachers, students, and activists.
    Intellectuals are people who grapple with ideas and who function in the cultural, political, educational, and economic domains of the society.

  • 01:00

    62 Ways to Enhance Your Professional Reputation by Rosalinda Randall

    in Business

    Rosalinda Randall is a Civility and Etiquette Trainer, Speaker, Author says. “Etiquette is an attitude.”She has been spreading workplace civility for over fifteen years through her workshops, speaking engagements, television and radio interviews, articles and most recently, her book: Don’t Burp in the Boardroom – Your Guide to Handling Uncommonly Common Workplace Dilemmas. 


    With a humorous and straightforward manner, Rosalinda simplifies how civility and etiquette play a role in the workplace and how easy it is to apply to any situation such as: 



    Revive your workplace atmosphere. 
    Enhance your customers’ experience. 
    Support HR policies. 
    Easily Assimilate new hires. 
    Strengthen staff relationships.


    She has made several television appearances across the country and has the dream of being a regular guest on a television show, and she is well on her way. 


     


    Learn a number of ways to enhance your professional reputation on this episode of Revenue Chat with Tony DUrso.


     

  • 01:19

    Weekly Roundup of Current Events Pertaining to LESMA

    in Current Events

    Founded out of necessity to protect and insulate our heroes that stand that 'Thin Blue Line' between civility and chaos.
    LESMA has many updates to give on Smashburger, Miami Cop pulled over in the interest of 'police accountability', Police dog Aren's portrayal in the media.

  • 01:55

    White Fear: The Single Greatest Killer of Black People

    in Social Networking

    Black Intelligentsia via Israel Doctrine Community Covenant
    Support Our Community:  https://www.paypal.me/israeldoctrine

    I will express myself with civility, courtesy, and respect for every member of the Black Intelligentsia online community, especially toward those with whom I disagree, even if I feel disrespected by them. (Romans 12:17-21)

    I will express my disagreements with other community members' ideas without insulting, mocking, or slandering them personally. (Matthew 5:22)

    I will not exaggerate others' beliefs nor make unfounded prejudicial assumptions based on labels, categories, or stereotypes. I will always extend the benefit of the doubt. (Ephesians 4:29)

    I will hold others accountable by clicking "report" on comments that violate these principles, based not on what ideas are expressed but on how they're expressed. (2 Thessalonians 3:13-15)

    I understand that comments reported as abusive are reviewed by Black Intelligentsia staff and are subject to removal. Repeat offenders will be blocked from making further comments. (Proverbs 18:7)

    When we use the term intellectual, we are talking about people who struggle around ideas— writers, poets, scholars, researchers, teachers, students, and activists.
    Intellectuals are people who grapple with ideas and who function in the cultural, political, educational, and economic domains of the society.

  • 02:00

    Cointelpro 101 - Is Still Alive

    in Social Networking

    Black Intelligentsia via Israel Doctrine Community Covenant
    Support Our Community:  https://www.paypal.me/israeldoctrine

    I will express myself with civility, courtesy, and respect for every member of the Black Intelligentsia online community, especially toward those with whom I disagree, even if I feel disrespected by them. (Romans 12:17-21)

    I will express my disagreements with other community members' ideas without insulting, mocking, or slandering them personally. (Matthew 5:22)

    I will not exaggerate others' beliefs nor make unfounded prejudicial assumptions based on labels, categories, or stereotypes. I will always extend the benefit of the doubt. (Ephesians 4:29)

    I will hold others accountable by clicking "report" on comments that violate these principles, based not on what ideas are expressed but on how they're expressed. (2 Thessalonians 3:13-15)

    I understand that comments reported as abusive are reviewed by Black Intelligentsia staff and are subject to removal. Repeat offenders will be blocked from making further comments. (Proverbs 18:7)

    When we use the term intellectual, we are talking about people who struggle around ideas— writers, poets, scholars, researchers, teachers, students, and activists.
    Intellectuals are people who grapple with ideas and who function in the cultural, political, educational, and economic domains of the society.