George Washington's Rules of Civility

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    Walmart would be a different experience.
     
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    Imagine if only this were followed. old facts of debate
    Speculation without evidence is not proof.
    ( but will stand as fact unless disproved)
    Speculation with Counterevidence is disproof.
    Silence is the weakness of the nondebateable lie.
     
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    Most of that is just basic manners that most peoples parents should've taught them.
     
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    It was a major thing with young george, who was considered a country bumpkin in his youth.

    Of coure, Georgie was known to be somewhat less civil if the situation called for it, such as cursing a blue streak at Charles Lee for disobeying orders and retreating at Monmouth.
     
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    All of that can be summed up in one sentence:

    "Think wisely, and then act wisely."

    Most of those things would not occur if one gave it a first thought, never mind a second.
     

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