Daily Archives: February 21st, 2011

Get a brain morans

CivilityThe dictionary tells me that civility is “formal politeness and courtesy in behavior or speech.”

My mother taught me, “If you can’t say something nice then say nothing at all.”

At least to their face. šŸ™‚

All day long these concepts are put to the test. To me, civility is a filter that prevents me from saying what I really feel at that moment in time.

All day long I interact with humans who can be some combination of stupid and/or rude. Again, I keep my trap shut.

Sometimes I’m the customer and I’m still subjected to the nonsense. Even though that’s a situation where I could, most of the time I don’t go off. It actually takes quite a bit to push me to the point where I abandon civility. At least in real life.

I guess you could say I have a “civility tipping point.” Continue reading →