Comments for: Covenant for civil discourse

Posted April 19, 2012, at 1:17 p.m.

A few weeks ago, the children in the second grade Sunday School class in a church in Maine were making artwork about the Golden Rule — the ethical principle that one should treat others as one would wish to be treated. One little girl wrote on her picture: “Think about …

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