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Sukerkin

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It was very pleasant to read this uplifting article showing the influence that can be exerted by expectations of decent and polite behaviour:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-12382224

One of the tenets of what may nebulolusly described as 'Englishness' is that of "playing with a straight bat" - that moral of honesty and inherent polite fairness in our dealings with others is, I think, an essential part of a functioning society.
 

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It was very pleasant to read this uplifting article showing the influence that can be exerted by expectations of decent and polite behaviour:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-12382224

One of the tenets of what may nebulolusly described as 'Englishness' is that of "playing with a straight bat" - that moral of honesty and inherent polite fairness in our dealings with others is, I think, an essential part of a functioning society.

Holy cow!! What an excellent story.
 

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You know, the sad thing is, they are here now and the has been no publicity that I have seen.

Great story though. Just shows, there is still a chance that we can civilise the US of A. :rofl:
 
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