Monthly Archives: March 2011

Gov. Scott Walker and Goodness

A comment on the Facebook In Search of Goodness page has prompted me to consider whether or not Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is a moral man. I’m swamped today with other work, so I’m interested in your take on these … Continue reading

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Wisconsin and Goodness

What the GOP just did in Wisconsin is a travesty, and it’s frightening. I suspect that Wisconsin’s Republican governor and legislative leaders think of themselves as being good. I’ve covered legislatures, and I doubt that few lawmakers would take such … Continue reading

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The Return on Investment of Doing the Right Thing

When you take the big leap to go into business for yourself as I did four years ago, you hear a lot about ROI– return on investment. Wikipedia defines this most capitalist of terms as “the ratio of money gained … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico and Still Scrambling

Hello! I’m still here, and still scrambling to get a handle on my new schedule. Hence the light posting this week. But honestly,  more is coming. I’ve got a post on the ever-popular topic of Return on Investment coming up … Continue reading

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Coming Attractions – Updated

I’m going to have to take back one of my Coming Attractions. It turns out that I won’t be posting the transcript of my conversation with Ruth Grant, at least not anytime soon. I just received word that I’ve got … Continue reading

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Civil Conversations

I launched The Goodness Project because I wanted to understand how I could become good, but I also had a much broader goal in mind: Exploring whether/how goodness can  help us create a better world. It has taken me nine … Continue reading

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Responding to Bullets with a Civility Institute

The University of Arizona has responded to the Tucson shooting by launching a high-profile National Institute for Civil Discourse, with former presidents Bill Clinton and George H.W. Bush as honorary chairs. At first the idea of responding to bullets with … Continue reading

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