No Name-Calling When You Focus on Character

Your local schools may be close to perfect, but name-calling is one area in which they probably fight an ongoing battle. Name-calling is verbal abuse, and can have both immediate and lasting effects. I’m not talking only about the gross names that today’s young people dare to fling at one […]

Character Finds Contentment without Gadgets

Yesterday, while reading about the International Consumer Electronics Show, I noticed that the buzzwords for consumer electronics in 2006 are supposed to be “content everywhere.” In other words, the plethora of electronic gadgets introduced at that show is aimed at making men and women content, no matter where they are. […]

“No Name-calling” Meets Character Education

Character education programs usually include lessons on those character traits considered basic by a committee within a given school district. They may acquire their list of character traits in any of several ways, but the list is normally fairly short. Ask me about “no name-calling.” “No name-calling” does not appear […]

“Book of Daniel” TV Show Scorns Character

The new NBC show entitled “Book of Daniel” gives one more reason to make character education a top priority: the war against immorality just encountered another foe. This show counteracts your efforts to build character in yourself or in those for whom you have responsibility. It is contemptuous of character […]

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